fortios_user_group – Configure user groups in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate

New in version 2.9.

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS (FOS) device by allowing the user to set and modify user feature and group 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
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Ensures FortiGate certificate must be verified by a proper CA.
state
string / required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Indicates whether to create or remove the object.
user_group
dictionary
Default:
null
Configure user groups.
auth_concurrent_override
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable overriding the global number of concurrent authentication sessions for this user group.
auth_concurrent_value
integer
Maximum number of concurrent authenticated connections per user (0 - 100).
authtimeout
integer
Authentication timeout in minutes for this user group. 0 to use the global user setting auth-timeout.
company
string
    Choices:
  • optional
  • mandatory
  • disabled
Set the action for the company guest user field.
email
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable the guest user email address field.
expire
integer
Time in seconds before guest user accounts expire. (1 - 31536000 sec)
expire_type
string
    Choices:
  • immediately
  • first-successful-login
Determine when the expiration countdown begins.
group_type
string
    Choices:
  • firewall
  • fsso-service
  • rsso
  • guest
Set the group to be for firewall authentication, FSSO, RSSO, or guest users.
guest
list
Guest User.
comment
string
Comment.
company
string
Set the action for the company guest user field.
email
string
Email.
expiration
string
Expire time.
mobile_phone
string
Mobile phone.
name
string
Guest name.
password
string
Guest password.
sponsor
string
Set the action for the sponsor guest user field.
user_id
string
Guest ID.
http_digest_realm
string
Realm attribute for MD5-digest authentication.
id
integer
Group ID.
match
list
Group matches.
group_name
string
Name of matching group on remote authentication server.
id
integer / required
ID.
server_name
string
Name of remote auth server. Source user.radius.name user.ldap.name user.tacacs+.name.
max_accounts
integer
Maximum number of guest accounts that can be created for this group (0 means unlimited).
member
list
Names of users, peers, LDAP servers, or RADIUS servers to add to the user group.
name
string / required
Group member name. Source user.peer.name user.local.name user.radius.name user.tacacs+.name user.ldap.name user.adgrp.name user .pop3.name.
mobile_phone
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable the guest user mobile phone number field.
multiple_guest_add
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable addition of multiple guests.
name
string / required
Group name.
password
string
    Choices:
  • auto-generate
  • specify
  • disable
Guest user password type.
sms_custom_server
string
SMS server. Source system.sms-server.name.
sms_server
string
    Choices:
  • fortiguard
  • custom
Send SMS through FortiGuard or other external server.
sponsor
string
    Choices:
  • optional
  • mandatory
  • disabled
Set the action for the sponsor guest user field.
sso_attribute_value
string
Name of the RADIUS user group that this local user group represents.
user_id
string
    Choices:
  • email
  • auto-generate
  • specify
Guest user ID type.
user_name
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable the guest user name entry.
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 user groups.
    fortios_user_group:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      https: "False"
      state: "present"
      user_group:
        auth_concurrent_override: "enable"
        auth_concurrent_value: "4"
        authtimeout: "5"
        company: "optional"
        email: "disable"
        expire: "8"
        expire_type: "immediately"
        group_type: "firewall"
        guest:
         -
            comment: "Comment."
            company: "<your_own_value>"
            email: "<your_own_value>"
            expiration: "<your_own_value>"
            mobile_phone: "<your_own_value>"
            name: "default_name_17"
            password: "<your_own_value>"
            sponsor: "<your_own_value>"
            user_id: "<your_own_value>"
        http_digest_realm: "<your_own_value>"
        id:  "22"
        match:
         -
            group_name: "<your_own_value>"
            id:  "25"
            server_name: "<your_own_value> (source user.radius.name user.ldap.name user.tacacs+.name)"
        max_accounts: "27"
        member:
         -
            name: "default_name_29 (source user.peer.name user.local.name user.radius.name user.tacacs+.name user.ldap.name user.adgrp.name user.pop3.name)"
        mobile_phone: "disable"
        multiple_guest_add: "disable"
        name: "default_name_32"
        password: "auto-generate"
        sms_custom_server: "<your_own_value> (source system.sms-server.name)"
        sms_server: "fortiguard"
        sponsor: "optional"
        sso_attribute_value: "<your_own_value>"
        user_id: "email"
        user_name: "disable"

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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