fortios_wanopt_cache_service – Designate cache-service for wan-optimization and webcache 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 wanopt feature and cache_service 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.
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.
wanopt_cache_service
dictionary
Default:
null
Designate cache-service for wan-optimization and webcache.
acceptable_connections
string
    Choices:
  • any
  • peers
Set strategy when accepting cache collaboration connection.
collaboration
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable cache-collaboration between cache-service clusters.
device_id
string
Set identifier for this cache device.
dst_peer
list
Modify cache-service destination peer list.
auth_type
integer
Set authentication type for this peer.
device_id
string
Device ID of this peer.
encode_type
integer
Set encode type for this peer.
ip
string
Set cluster IP address of this peer.
priority
integer
Set priority for this peer.
prefer_scenario
string
    Choices:
  • balance
  • prefer-speed
  • prefer-cache
Set the preferred cache behavior towards the balance between latency and hit-ratio.
src_peer
list
Modify cache-service source peer list.
auth_type
integer
Set authentication type for this peer.
device_id
string
Device ID of this peer.
encode_type
integer
Set encode type for this peer.
ip
string
Set cluster IP address of this peer.
priority
integer
Set priority for this peer.

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: Designate cache-service for wan-optimization and webcache.
    fortios_wanopt_cache_service:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      https: "False"
      wanopt_cache_service:
        acceptable_connections: "any"
        collaboration: "enable"
        device_id: "<your_own_value>"
        dst_peer:
         -
            auth_type: "7"
            device_id: "<your_own_value>"
            encode_type: "9"
            ip: "<your_own_value>"
            priority: "11"
        prefer_scenario: "balance"
        src_peer:
         -
            auth_type: "14"
            device_id: "<your_own_value>"
            encode_type: "16"
            ip: "<your_own_value>"
            priority: "18"

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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