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Launch And Fetch Compliance Policy Report - Qualys

This Playbook is part of the Qualys Pack.#

Supported versions

Supported Cortex XSOAR versions: 5.5.0 and later.

Launches a compliance policy report and then fetches the report when it's ready.


This playbook uses the following sub-playbooks, integrations, and scripts.






This playbook does not use any scripts.


  • qualys-report-launch-compliance-policy
  • qualys-report-fetch

Playbook Inputs#

NameDescriptionDefault ValueRequired
template_idThe template ID of the report you want to launch. Can be found by running the qualys-report-template-list command.Required
output_formatOne output format can be specified. When output_format=pdf is specified, the Secure PDF Distribution can be used.Required
report_titleA user-defined report title. The title can have a maximum of 128 characters. For a PCI compliance report, the report title is provided by Qualys and cannot be changed.Optional
hide_header(Valid for CSV format report only). Specify hide_header=1 to omit the header information from the report. By default, this information is included.Optional
recipient_group_idSpecify users who will receive the email notification when the report is complete (i.e., supply a distribution group ID). Where do I find this ID? Log in to your Qualys account, go to Users > Distribution Groups and select Info for a group in the list.Optional
pdf_password(Required for secure PDF distribution, Manager or Unit Manager only) Used for secure PDF report distribution when this feature is enabled in the user's account (under Reports > Setup > Report Share). The password to be used for encryption.
- The password must have a minimum of 8 characters (ascii), and a maximum of 32 characters.
- The password must contain alpha and numeric characters.
- The password cannot match the password for the user’s Qualys account.
- The password must follow the password security guidelines defined for your subscription (under Users > Setup > Security)
recipient_groupUsed for secure PDF distribution. The report recipients in the form of one or more distribution group names, as defined using the Qualys UI. Multiple distribution groups are comma separated. A maximum of 50 distribution groups may be entered.Optional
ips(Optional for compliance report) For a compliance report (except a PCI report), specify the IPs/ranges you want to include in the report. Multiple IPs and/or ranges are comma separated.Optional
asset_group_ids(Optional for compliance report) For a compliance report (except a PCI report), specify asset groups IDs which identify hosts to include in the report. Multiple asset group IDs are comma separated. Looking for asset group IDs? Use the asset_group_list.php function (in the API v1 User Guide).Optional
policy_idSpecifies the policy to run the report on. A valid policy ID must be entered.Required
host_idIn the policy report output, show only results for a single host instance. Specify the ID for the host to include in the report. A valid host ID must be entered.Optional
instance_stringSpecifies a single instance on the selected host. The instance string may be “os” or a string like “oracle10:1:1521:ora10204u”.Optional

Playbook Outputs#

There are no outputs for this playbook.

Playbook Image#

Launch And Fetch Compliance Policy Report - Qualys