A new release of Qualys Cloud Suite, Version 8.17, includes an updated API which is targeted for release in February 2019. The specific day will differ depending on the platform. See platform release dates on the Qualys Status page. This API notification provides an early preview into the coming API, allowing you to identify use cases that can leverage this updated API.
Set Scheduled Scan Duration to Less than an Hour /api/2.0/fo/schedule/scan/
Now you can have your scheduled vulnerability scan canceled or paused after running only 15-59 minutes. A value of 0 is now accepted for end_after and pause_after_hours parameters when creating or updating a scheduled scan. When end_after is set to 0 the minimum value for end_after_mins is 15. When pause_after_hours is set to 0 the minimum value for pause_after_mins is 15.