Container Security API

All features of the Container Security are available through REST APIs.

Equivalent Rest API request for each tab is provided on the UI.

Viewing the REST API for a list on the UI.

Click Rest Reference to launch the Swagger UI, where you can try out the Rest APIs.

Container Security swagger page, where you can tryout the APIs.

You can directly access the Swagger UI from the following URL


For example, if your account is on US Platform 2

API Server URL: https://qualysapi.qg2.apps.qualys.com/csapi/swagger-ui.html

API Gateway URL: https://gateway.qg2.apps.qualys.com/csapi/swagger-ui.html

Qualys API URL

The Qualys API URL you should use for API requests depends on the Qualys platform where your account is located.

Click here to identify your Qualys platform and get the API URL

Do I need to Authenticate?

Authentication to the Qualys Cloud Platform is necessary before you try out the APIs. Simply, click Authorize and provide the user name and password. You can now try out the APIs!

Permissions required to use APIs

- User must have the Container module enabled

- User must have API ACCESS permission

For list of available APIs and usage samples, refer to the Qualys Container Security API Guide .