fortios_report_layout – Report layout configuration in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS (FOS) device by allowing the user to set and modify report feature and layout category. Examples include all parameters and values need to be adjusted to datasources before usage. Tested with FOS v6.0.5

Requirements

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

  • fortiosapi>=0.9.8

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
host
string
FortiOS or FortiGate IP address.
https
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Indicates if the requests towards FortiGate must use HTTPS protocol.
password
string
Default:
""
FortiOS or FortiGate password.
report_layout
dictionary
Default:
null
Report layout configuration.
body_item
list
Configure report body item.
chart
string
Report item chart name.
chart_options
string
    Choices:
  • include-no-data
  • hide-title
  • show-caption
Report chart options.
column
integer
Report section column number.
content
string
Report item text content.
description
string
Description.
drill_down_items
string
Control how drill down charts are shown.
drill_down_types
string
Control whether keys from the parent being combined or not.
hide
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable hide item in report.
id
integer / required
Report item ID.
img_src
string
Report item image file name.
list
list
Configure report list item.
content
string
List entry content.
id
integer / required
List entry ID.
list_component
string
    Choices:
  • bullet
  • numbered
Report item list component.
misc_component
string
    Choices:
  • hline
  • page-break
  • column-break
  • section-start
Report item miscellaneous component.
parameters
list
Parameters.
id
integer / required
ID.
name
string
Field name that match field of parameters defined in dataset.
value
string
Value to replace corresponding field of parameters defined in dataset.
style
string
Report item style.
table_caption_style
string
Table chart caption style.
table_column_widths
string
Report item table column widths.
table_even_row_style
string
Table chart even row style.
table_head_style
string
Table chart head style.
table_odd_row_style
string
Table chart odd row style.
text_component
string
    Choices:
  • text
  • heading1
  • heading2
  • heading3
Report item text component.
title
string
Report section title.
top_n
integer
Value of top.
type
string
    Choices:
  • text
  • image
  • chart
  • misc
Report item type.
cutoff_option
string
    Choices:
  • run-time
  • custom
Cutoff-option is either run-time or custom.
cutoff_time
string
Custom cutoff time to generate report [hh:mm].
day
string
    Choices:
  • sunday
  • monday
  • tuesday
  • wednesday
  • thursday
  • friday
  • saturday
Schedule days of week to generate report.
description
string
Description.
email_recipients
string
Email recipients for generated reports.
email_send
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable sending emails after reports are generated.
format
string
    Choices:
  • pdf
Report format.
max_pdf_report
integer
Maximum number of PDF reports to keep at one time (oldest report is overwritten).
name
string / required
Report layout name.
options
string
    Choices:
  • include-table-of-content
  • auto-numbering-heading
  • view-chart-as-heading
  • show-html-navbar-before-heading
  • dummy-option
Report layout options.
page
dictionary
Configure report page.
column_break_before
string
    Choices:
  • heading1
  • heading2
  • heading3
Report page auto column break before heading.
footer
dictionary
Configure report page footer.
footer_item
list
Configure report footer item.
content
string
Report item text content.
description
string
Description.
id
integer / required
Report item ID.
img_src
string
Report item image file name.
style
string
Report item style.
type
string
    Choices:
  • text
  • image
Report item type.
style
string
Report footer style.
header
dictionary
Configure report page header.
header_item
list
Configure report header item.
content
string
Report item text content.
description
string
Description.
id
integer / required
Report item ID.
img_src
string
Report item image file name.
style
string
Report item style.
type
string
    Choices:
  • text
  • image
Report item type.
style
string
Report header style.
options
string
    Choices:
  • header-on-first-page
  • footer-on-first-page
Report page options.
page_break_before
string
    Choices:
  • heading1
  • heading2
  • heading3
Report page auto page break before heading.
paper
string
    Choices:
  • a4
  • letter
Report page paper.
schedule_type
string
    Choices:
  • demand
  • daily
  • weekly
Report schedule type.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Deprecated
Starting with Ansible 2.9 we recommend using the top-level 'state' parameter.

Indicates whether to create or remove the object.
style_theme
string
Report style theme.
subtitle
string
Report subtitle.
time
string
Schedule time to generate report [hh:mm].
title
string
Report title.
ssl_verify
boolean
added in 2.9
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Ensures FortiGate certificate must be verified by a proper CA.
state
string
added in 2.9
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Indicates whether to create or remove the object. This attribute was present already in previous version in a deeper level. It has been moved out to this outer level.
username
string
FortiOS or FortiGate username.
vdom
string
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.

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"
   ssl_verify: "False"
  tasks:
  - name: Report layout configuration.
    fortios_report_layout:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      https: "False"
      state: "present"
      report_layout:
        body_item:
         -
            chart: "<your_own_value>"
            chart_options: "include-no-data"
            column: "6"
            content: "<your_own_value>"
            description: "<your_own_value>"
            drill_down_items: "<your_own_value>"
            drill_down_types: "<your_own_value>"
            hide: "enable"
            id:  "12"
            img_src: "<your_own_value>"
            list:
             -
                content: "<your_own_value>"
                id:  "16"
            list_component: "bullet"
            misc_component: "hline"
            parameters:
             -
                id:  "20"
                name: "default_name_21"
                value: "<your_own_value>"
            style: "<your_own_value>"
            table_caption_style: "<your_own_value>"
            table_column_widths: "<your_own_value>"
            table_even_row_style: "<your_own_value>"
            table_head_style: "<your_own_value>"
            table_odd_row_style: "<your_own_value>"
            text_component: "text"
            title: "<your_own_value>"
            top_n: "31"
            type: "text"
        cutoff_option: "run-time"
        cutoff_time: "<your_own_value>"
        day: "sunday"
        description: "<your_own_value>"
        email_recipients: "<your_own_value>"
        email_send: "enable"
        format: "pdf"
        max_pdf_report: "40"
        name: "default_name_41"
        options: "include-table-of-content"
        page:
            column_break_before: "heading1"
            footer:
                footer_item:
                 -
                    content: "<your_own_value>"
                    description: "<your_own_value>"
                    id:  "49"
                    img_src: "<your_own_value>"
                    style: "<your_own_value>"
                    type: "text"
                style: "<your_own_value>"
            header:
                header_item:
                 -
                    content: "<your_own_value>"
                    description: "<your_own_value>"
                    id:  "58"
                    img_src: "<your_own_value>"
                    style: "<your_own_value>"
                    type: "text"
                style: "<your_own_value>"
            options: "header-on-first-page"
            page_break_before: "heading1"
            paper: "a4"
        schedule_type: "demand"
        style_theme: "<your_own_value>"
        subtitle: "<your_own_value>"
        time: "<your_own_value>"
        title: "<your_own_value>"

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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