A new release of Qualys Cloud Platform 2.4 (PM) includes updated APIs which is targeted for release in July 2023. 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.
New API to Get Patch Insights Data
With this release, we have introduced this new API to provide a QID remediation plan. You can fetch the patch insights data based on the “assetid” and “qid” combination that you enter. With this data, you can get details about the patches that can be used to remediate the QIDs you entered.
New API to Generate Patch Insights Report
With this release, we have introduced this new API to generate the patch insights report. The report is generated based on the “assetid” and “qid” combination that you provide. From this report, you can get details about the patches that can remediate the QIDs.
Download Patch Insights Report
With this release, you can now download patch insights report for the reportId you provide. The response for this API is a link from where you can download the patch insights report. The report is in the CSV format.
Response Code Change for Create Deployment Job API
With this release, when you create a Windows or Linux deployment job, when the request is successful, you get a 201 response code instead of 200.
Changed Response Codes for Invalid or Incorrect Request Values
With this release, we have changed the response codes of the Patch Management public APIs as per the API standards. It enables you to understand incorrect or invalid request values better. As a result, you can troubleshoot and fix the API requests to get the correct response.
Updated API To Fetch Linux Patch Report
With this release, we have updated the patch report API to fetch the reports for the patches on Linux assets
The release notes are here: https://www.qualys.com/docs/release-notes/qualys-patch-management-2.4-api-release-notes.pdf