fortios_system_firmware_upgrade – Perform firmware upgrade on FortiGate or FortiOS (FOS) device

New in version 2.9.

Synopsis

  • This module is able to perform firmware upgrade on FortiGate or FortiOS (FOS) device by specifying firmware upgrade source, filename and whether format boot partition before upgrade. 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
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
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Ensures FortiGate certificate must be verified by a proper CA.
system_firmware
dictionary / required
Default:
null
Possible parameters to go in the body for the request. Specify firmware upgrade source, filename and whether format boot partition before upgrade
file_content
string
Provided when uploading a file: base64 encoded file data. Must not contain whitespace or other invalid base64 characters. Must be included in HTTP body.
filename
string / required
Name and path of the local firmware file.
format_partition
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Set to true to format boot partition before upgrade.
source
string / required
    Choices:
  • upload
  • usb
  • fortiguard
Firmware file data source [upload|usb|fortiguard].
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: Perform firmware upgrade with local firmware file.
    fortios_system_firmware:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      ssl_verify: "False"
      system_firmware:
        file_content: "<your_own_value>"
        filename: "<your_own_value>"
        format_partition: "<your_own_value>"
        source: "upload"
    register: fortios_system_firmware_upgrade_result

  - debug:
      var:
        # please check the following status to confirm
        fortios_system_firmware_upgrade_result.meta.results.status

  - name: Perform firmware upgrade with firmware file on USB.
    fortios_system_firmware_upgrade:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      ssl_verify: "False"
      system_firmware:
        filename: "<your_own_value>"
        format_partition: "<your_own_value>"
        source: "usb"
    register: fortios_system_firmware_upgrade_result

  - debug:
      var:
        # please check the following status to confirm
        fortios_system_firmware_upgrade_result.meta.results.status

  - name: Perform firmware upgrade from FortiGuard.
    fortios_system_firmware_upgrade:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      ssl_verify: "False"
      system_firmware:
        filename: "<your_own_value>"
        format_partition: "<your_own_value>"
        source: "fortiguard"
    register: fortios_system_firmware_upgrade_result

  - debug:
      var:
        # please check the following status to confirm
        fortios_system_firmware_upgrade_result.meta.results.status

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

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

Sample:
system
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

  • Don Yao (@fortinetps)

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)

  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)

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