fortios_system_api_user – Configure API users 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 system feature and api_user 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.
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.
system_api_user
dictionary
Default:
null
Configure API users.
accprofile
string
Admin user access profile. Source system.accprofile.name.
api_key
string
Admin user password.
comments
string
Comment.
cors_allow_origin
string
Value for Access-Control-Allow-Origin on API responses. Avoid using '*' if possible.
name
string / required
User name.
peer_auth
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable peer authentication.
peer_group
string
Peer group name.
schedule
string
Schedule name.
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.
trusthost
list
Trusthost.
id
integer / required
Table ID.
ipv4_trusthost
string
IPv4 trusted host address.
ipv6_trusthost
string
IPv6 trusted host address.
type
string
    Choices:
  • ipv4-trusthost
  • ipv6-trusthost
Trusthost type.
vdom
list
Virtual domains.
name
string / required
Virtual domain name. Source system.vdom.name.
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 API users.
    fortios_system_api_user:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      https: "False"
      state: "present"
      system_api_user:
        accprofile: "<your_own_value> (source system.accprofile.name)"
        api_key: "<your_own_value>"
        comments: "<your_own_value>"
        cors_allow_origin: "<your_own_value>"
        name: "default_name_7"
        peer_auth: "enable"
        peer_group: "<your_own_value>"
        schedule: "<your_own_value>"
        trusthost:
         -
            id:  "12"
            ipv4_trusthost: "<your_own_value>"
            ipv6_trusthost: "<your_own_value>"
            type: "ipv4-trusthost"
        vdom:
         -
            name: "default_name_17 (source system.vdom.name)"

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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