Cisco Umbrella APIs wrapper and command-line utility
umbr_api is Cisco Umbrella APIs wrapper and a command-line utility.
Cisco Umbrella uses the internet’s DNS infrastructure to block malicious destinations before a connection is ever established. By delivering security from the cloud, it also provide more effective security and easy deployment options.
umbr_api supports Enforcement API, Reporting API, and Management API with some limitations. With help of umbr_api you can add new sites and URLs to black lists, remove or show current entries, quickly check the latest security events, or check a status of registered computers or networks.
Using of command line tools, like umbr_api can immediately provide information to administrators of the system without myriads of clicks through GUI interfaces, two-factor authentications, etc.
Was created mostly for educational purposes.
To install from a local folder execute at the ‘umbr_api’ root directory:
pip3 install -e . --no-use-pep517
To install extra requirements from a local folder execute at the ‘umbr_api’ root directory:
pip3 install -e .[dev] --no-use-pep517 pip3 install -e .[doc] --no-use-pep517 pip3 install -e .[dev_lint] --no-use-pep517
To install from production The Python Package Index (PyPI) https://pypi.org execute:
pip3 install umbr_api
To install from GitHub:
pip3 install git+https://github.com/kolatz/umbr_api.git
To install from a local archive:
pip3 install filename.tar.gz
Please note, that you still need to register and activate API key from Cisco to enable functionality.
Use of command-line utility
main() in umbrella.py will be registered as umbrella executable. So, you can run it directly.
Examples (Enforcement API):
umbrella add www.example.com http://www.example.com/images umbrella add example.com example.com --force umbrella del www.example.com umbrella del 555XXXXX --key YOUR-CUSTOMER-KEY-IS-HERE-0123456789 umbrella get 100 umbrella get --key YOUR-CUSTOMER-KEY-IS-HERE-0123456789
Use API wrapper
You need to import particular functions or modules from umbr_api. For example:
from umbr_api import get get.get_list(key='YOUR-CUSTOMER-KEY-IS-HERE-0123456789') from umbr_api.add import add add(domain='example.com', url='example.com', key='YOUR-CUSTOMER-KEY-IS-HERE-0123456789')
- There three main functions:
The API key should be specified via CLI, or it could be read it from enforcement.json within package data\ folder.
How to obtain API key
You can sign up for 14 day free trial here: https://signup.umbrella.com/
How to use API key
- Provide it as an argument for command-line utility
umbrella del www.example.com --key YOUR-CUSTOMER-KEY-IS-HERE-0123456789
- Provide it as part of a program call
from umbr_api.get import get_list response = get_list(key='YOUR-CUSTOMER-KEY-IS-HERE-0123456789')
#. Create data/enforcement.json file in umbr_api package directory. This is an unsecured and unsupported way because of storing key in clear text format. To find package directory:
import os import umbr_api print(os.path.abspath(umbr_api.__file__))
#. API key can be read from a keyring for command-line execution. To save API key you can use:
umbrella keyring --add YOUR-CUSTOMER-KEY-IS-HERE-0123456789 umbrella keyring --show
- Only macOS platform is tested for keyrings
- By default all python apps can read the values of the keys from a keyring
- umbrella will try to use --key firstly, then keychain, and finally data/enforcement.json file within umbr_api package directory.
- Add (POST)
- Get (GET)
- Remove (DELETE)
- Networks (GET)
- Roaming Computers (GET)
- Internal Networks (GET)
- Virtual Appliances (GET)
- Sites (GET)
- Users (GET)
- Roles (GET)
- Security Activity Report (GET)
- Destinations: Top Identities (GET)
- Destinations: Most recent requests (GET)
- Lack of documentation
- You heed to have an active subscription or evaluation
- Asserts will be removed with compiling to optimized byte code. This caused various protections to be removed.
- Other methods for change or delete entities are not supported and no plans to do that
Error while accessing macOS keyring
Python’s binaries may not be signed and they will fail to get an access to macOS keyring. You should resign them manually to fix it. Error message:
keyring.backends._OS_X_API.SecAuthFailure: (-25293, 'Security Auth Failure: make sure python is signed with codesign util')
$ codesign -v `which python` /Users/user/.virtualenvs/builings/bin/python: invalid Info.plist (plist or signature have been modified) In architecture: x86_64 $ codesign -f -s - `which python` /Users/user/.virtualenvs/builings/bin/python: replacing existing signature
Documentation pages based on README.rst file and docstrings.
- A symbolic link README.rst –> docs/README.rst was used to create ToC in Sphinx, which doesn’t support relative paths for ToC.
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