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Multi-tool set for Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS, Panorama and WildFire

Project description

pan-python is a Python package for Palo Alto Networks’ Next-Generation Firewalls and WildFire cloud. It provides:

  • a Python and command line interface to the PAN-OS and Panorama XML API
  • a command line program for managing PAN-OS XML configurations
  • a Python and command line interface to the WildFire API

Python versions 2.7, 3.2 and 3.3 are supported with a single code base. There are no external modules required to use pan-python.

The pan package contains the following modules:

pan.xapi: pan.xapi.PanXapi class pan.commit: pan.commit.PanCommit class (internal) pan.rc: pan.rc.PanRc class (internal) pan.config: pan.config.PanConfig class (internal) pan.wfapi: pan.wfapi.PanWFapi class

bin/ is a command line program for accessing the XML API and uses the pan.xapi and pan.commit modules.

bin/ is a command line program program for managing PAN-OS XML configurations and uses the pan.config module.

bin/ is a command line program for accessing the WildFire API and uses the pan.wfapi module.


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HTML from source distribution:

doc/panxapi.html doc/panconf.html doc/pan.xapi.html doc/panwfapi.html doc/pan.wfapi.html


You can install the package or just run the programs from within the package source directory:

$ tar xzf pan-python-1.0.0.tar.gz $ cd pan-python-1.0.0

$ cd bin $ ./


$ sudo ./ install $

Remote Git Repository:


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