Palo Alto PAN-OS Inspector

This document provides the steps required to configure the Palo Alto PAN-OS Inspector.


Quick Details

Recommended Agent: On-Premises
Supported Agents: On-Premises or Self-Hosted
Is Auto-Discovered By: N/A
Can Auto-Discover: N/A
Inspection via: API
Data Summary: Here


The Palo Alto inspector uses the Pan-OS XML API. Please reference this document for more information.

Inspector Setup Preparation

Gather the Pan-OS API key

The only way to gather the API key is by making an API request. You can use any BASH shell or Putty to accomplish this.

*Input the username, password, and IP parameters in the script, then run this in the shell.

[The Pan-OS Docs](( provide further information about acquiring the API key


curl -X GET "https://$IP/api/?type=keygen&user=$USERNAME&password=$PASSWORD"

Liongard Inspector Setup

In Liongard, navigate to Admin > Inspectors > Preview (Beta) > Navigate to the Palo Alto Inspector > Select Add System.

Fill in the following information:

  • Environment: Select the Environment this System should be associated to
  • Friendly Name: Suggested "Palo Alto [Environment Name]"
  • Agent: Select the On-premises Agent or Self-Hosted Agent installed for this Environment
  • Inspector Version: Latest
  • IP/Host Name: IP or Host Name used to access the device
  • Token: API user token from Palo Alto API user.
  • Scheduling: The Inspector will default to run once a day at the time the Inspector is set up. Here you can adjust the schedule

Select Save. The Inspector will now be triggered to run within the minute.

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