fortios_switch_controller_global – Configure FortiSwitch global settings 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 switch_controller feature and global 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.
ssl_verify
boolean
added in 2.9
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Ensures FortiGate certificate must be verified by a proper CA.
switch_controller_global
dictionary
Default:
null
Configure FortiSwitch global settings.
allow_multiple_interfaces
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable multiple FortiLink interfaces for redundant connections between a managed FortiSwitch and FortiGate.
default_virtual_switch_vlan
string
Default VLAN for ports when added to the virtual-switch. Source system.interface.name.
disable_discovery
list
Prevent this FortiSwitch from discovering.
name
string / required
Managed device ID.
https_image_push
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable image push to FortiSwitch using HTTPS.
log_mac_limit_violations
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable logs for Learning Limit Violations.
mac_aging_interval
integer
Time after which an inactive MAC is aged out (10 - 1000000 sec).
mac_retention_period
integer
Time in hours after which an inactive MAC is removed from client DB.
mac_violation_timer
integer
Set timeout for Learning Limit Violations (0 = disabled).
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: Configure FortiSwitch global settings.
    fortios_switch_controller_global:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      https: "False"
      switch_controller_global:
        allow_multiple_interfaces: "enable"
        default_virtual_switch_vlan: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
        disable_discovery:
         -
            name: "default_name_6"
        https_image_push: "enable"
        log_mac_limit_violations: "enable"
        mac_aging_interval: "9"
        mac_retention_period: "10"
        mac_violation_timer: "11"

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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