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Qualys Cloud Platform (VM/PC)

The Qualys Cloud Platform (VM/PC) continuously identifies threats and monitors unexpected changes in the network before they turn into breaches.

Creating an API Key for Qualys

Before configuring the Qualys connector in Lucidum, you must first create a user with API access. Lucidum will use this user account to access Qualys.

To create a new user for the Lucidum connector:

  1. Log in to the Qualys Administration utility

  2. In this document, follow the instructions in the section Adding Users: https://cdn2.qualys.com/docs/qualys-evaluators-guide.pdf

  3. In User Roles, assign one of the following:

    • Manager role with full scope

    • Reader role with full scope

To enable API access for the user account:

  1. Log in to the Qualys Administration utility

  2. Click User.

  3. In the Edit User page, click User Role.

  4. Click the API checkbox.

  5. Click Save.

Configuring the Connector for Qualys

To configure Lucidum to ingest data from Qualys:

  1. Log in to Lucidum.

  2. In the left pane, click Connector.

  3. In the Connector page, click Add Connector.

  4. Scroll until you find the Connector you want to configure. Click Connect. The Settings page appears.

  5. In the Settings page, enter the following:

    •  Host (required). The hostname for the Qualys API. To determine your platform URL, see https://www.qualys.com/platform-identification/

    • User Name (required). The credentials for a Qualys account that has read access to the API data.

    • Password (required). The credentials for a Qualys account that has read access to the API data.

    • API Version (optional). Qualys API version. Default version is 2.0.

  6. To test the configuration, click Test.

    • If the connector is configured correctly, Lucidum displays a list of services that are accessible with the connector.

    • If the connector is not configured correctly, Lucidum displays an error message.

API Documentation

https://cdn2.qualys.com/docs/qualys-api-vmpc-user-guide.pdf

https://www.qualys.com/docs/qualys-api-vmpc-user-guide.pdf

https://www.qualys.com/docs/qualys-global-ai-api-user-guide.pdf

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