fortios_user_ldap – Configure LDAP server entries 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 ldap 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_ldap
dictionary
Default:
null
Configure LDAP server entries.
account_key_filter
string
Account key filter, using the UPN as the search filter.
account_key_processing
string
    Choices:
  • same
  • strip
Account key processing operation, either keep or strip domain string of UPN in the token.
ca_cert
string
CA certificate name. Source vpn.certificate.ca.name.
cnid
string
Common name identifier for the LDAP server. The common name identifier for most LDAP servers is "cn".
dn
string
Distinguished name used to look up entries on the LDAP server.
group_filter
string
Filter used for group matching.
group_member_check
string
    Choices:
  • user-attr
  • group-object
  • posix-group-object
Group member checking methods.
group_object_filter
string
Filter used for group searching.
group_search_base
string
Search base used for group searching.
member_attr
string
Name of attribute from which to get group membership.
name
string / required
LDAP server entry name.
password
string
Password for initial binding.
password_expiry_warning
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable password expiry warnings.
password_renewal
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable online password renewal.
port
integer
Port to be used for communication with the LDAP server .
secondary_server
string
Secondary LDAP server CN domain name or IP.
secure
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • starttls
  • ldaps
Port to be used for authentication.
server
string
LDAP server CN domain name or IP.
server_identity_check
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable LDAP server identity check (verify server domain name/IP address against the server certificate).
source_ip
string
Source IP for communications to LDAP server.
ssl_min_proto_version
string
    Choices:
  • default
  • SSLv3
  • TLSv1
  • TLSv1-1
  • TLSv1-2
Minimum supported protocol version for SSL/TLS connections .
tertiary_server
string
Tertiary LDAP server CN domain name or IP.
type
string
    Choices:
  • simple
  • anonymous
  • regular
Authentication type for LDAP searches.
username
string
Username (full DN) for initial binding.
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 LDAP server entries.
    fortios_user_ldap:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      https: "False"
      state: "present"
      user_ldap:
        account_key_filter: "<your_own_value>"
        account_key_processing: "same"
        ca_cert: "<your_own_value> (source vpn.certificate.ca.name)"
        cnid: "<your_own_value>"
        dn: "<your_own_value>"
        group_filter: "<your_own_value>"
        group_member_check: "user-attr"
        group_object_filter: "<your_own_value>"
        group_search_base: "<your_own_value>"
        member_attr: "<your_own_value>"
        name: "default_name_13"
        password: "<your_own_value>"
        password_expiry_warning: "enable"
        password_renewal: "enable"
        port: "17"
        secondary_server: "<your_own_value>"
        secure: "disable"
        server: "192.168.100.40"
        server_identity_check: "enable"
        source_ip: "84.230.14.43"
        ssl_min_proto_version: "default"
        tertiary_server: "<your_own_value>"
        type: "simple"
        username: "<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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