Qualys knowledge base (date-based) REST message

The Qualys knowledge base (date-based) REST message is used to retrieve Qualys knowledge base data based on the last modified timestamp of the vulnerability data. This is used by the Qualys Knowledge Base integration.

Changes to the REST message method record impact the request made to Qualys to retrieve knowledge base information.

The table below shows the request parameters that are sent.

Table 1. Qualys Knowledge Base (Date-based) REST Message Parameters
Source Field Target Field Desciption
action list Indicates the type of operation being requested.

This is a required parameter and should not be changed.

details All Indicates the level of detail to show for vulnerabilities retrieved.

This is safe to modify as needed.

last_modified_after ${dateStart} Indicates when to start retrieving historical data.

Used by code to determine both the start time and to assist with pagination.

This should not be modified or removed.

last_modifiedbefore ${dateEnd} Indicates when to end retrieving historical data. Used by code to determine both the end time and to assist with pagination.

This should not be modified or removed.