A new release of Qualys Cloud Platform 3.13 (CA)) includes an updated API which is available September 2022. 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 APIs, allowing you to identify use cases that can leverage this updated API.
CA API: Ability to Configure VM Scan Modes
With this release, you can configure VM scan modes and also set the different level of privileges for performing VM scans. The VM scan modes can be set using the vmScanMode parameter in create and update configuration profile APIs.
The release notes are here https://www.qualys.com/docs/release-notes/qualys-cloud-platform-3.13-api-release-notes.pdf