fortios_wireless_controller_global – Configure wireless controller global settings in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS by allowing the user to set and modify wireless_controller feature and global category. Examples include all parameters and values need to be adjusted to datasources before usage. Tested with FOS v6.0.2

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • fortiosapi>=0.9.8

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
host
- / required
FortiOS or FortiGate ip address.
https
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Indicates if the requests towards FortiGate must use HTTPS protocol
password
-
Default:
""
FortiOS or FortiGate password.
username
- / required
FortiOS or FortiGate username.
vdom
-
Default:
"root"
Virtual domain, among those defined previously. A vdom is a virtual instance of the FortiGate that can be configured and used as a different unit.
wireless_controller_global
-
Default:
null
Configure wireless controller global settings.
ap-log-server
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable configuring APs or FortiAPs to send log messages to a syslog server (default = disable).
ap-log-server-ip
-
IP address that APs or FortiAPs send log messages to.
ap-log-server-port
-
Port that APs or FortiAPs send log messages to.
control-message-offload
-
    Choices:
  • ebp-frame
  • aeroscout-tag
  • ap-list
  • sta-list
  • sta-cap-list
  • stats
  • aeroscout-mu
Configure CAPWAP control message data channel offload.
data-ethernet-II
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Configure the wireless controller to use Ethernet II or 802.3 frames with 802.3 data tunnel mode (default = disable).
discovery-mc-addr
-
Multicast IP address for AP discovery (default = 244.0.1.140).
fiapp-eth-type
-
Ethernet type for Fortinet Inter-Access Point Protocol (IAPP), or IEEE 802.11f, packets (0 - 65535, default = 5252).
image-download
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable WTP image download at join time.
ipsec-base-ip
-
Base IP address for IPsec VPN tunnels between the access points and the wireless controller (default = 169.254.0.1).
link-aggregation
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable calculating the CAPWAP transmit hash to load balance sessions to link aggregation nodes (default = disable).
location
-
Description of the location of the wireless controller.
max-clients
-
Maximum number of clients that can connect simultaneously (default = 0, meaning no limitation).
max-retransmit
-
Maximum number of tunnel packet retransmissions (0 - 64, default = 3).
mesh-eth-type
-
Mesh Ethernet identifier included in backhaul packets (0 - 65535, default = 8755).
name
-
Name of the wireless controller.
rogue-scan-mac-adjacency
-
Maximum numerical difference between an AP's Ethernet and wireless MAC values to match for rogue detection (0 - 31, default = 7).
wtp-share
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable sharing of WTPs between VDOMs.

Notes

Note

  • Requires fortiosapi library developed by Fortinet
  • Run as a local_action in your playbook

Examples

- hosts: localhost
  vars:
   host: "192.168.122.40"
   username: "admin"
   password: ""
   vdom: "root"
  tasks:
  - name: Configure wireless controller global settings.
    fortios_wireless_controller_global:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      https: "False"
      wireless_controller_global:
        ap-log-server: "enable"
        ap-log-server-ip: "<your_own_value>"
        ap-log-server-port: "5"
        control-message-offload: "ebp-frame"
        data-ethernet-II: "enable"
        discovery-mc-addr: "<your_own_value>"
        fiapp-eth-type: "9"
        image-download: "enable"
        ipsec-base-ip: "<your_own_value>"
        link-aggregation: "enable"
        location: "<your_own_value>"
        max-clients: "14"
        max-retransmit: "15"
        mesh-eth-type: "16"
        name: "default_name_17"
        rogue-scan-mac-adjacency: "18"
        wtp-share: "enable"

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
build
string
always
Build number of the fortigate image

Sample:
1547
http_method
string
always
Last method used to provision the content into FortiGate

Sample:
PUT
http_status
string
always
Last result given by FortiGate on last operation applied

Sample:
200
mkey
string
success
Master key (id) used in the last call to FortiGate

Sample:
id
name
string
always
Name of the table used to fulfill the request

Sample:
urlfilter
path
string
always
Path of the table used to fulfill the request

Sample:
webfilter
revision
string
always
Internal revision number

Sample:
17.0.2.10658
serial
string
always
Serial number of the unit

Sample:
FGVMEVYYQT3AB5352
status
string
always
Indication of the operation's result

Sample:
success
vdom
string
always
Virtual domain used

Sample:
root
version
string
always
Version of the FortiGate

Sample:
v5.6.3


Status

Authors

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)
  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)

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