fortios_webfilter_fortiguard – Configure FortiGuard Web Filter service 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 webfilter feature and fortiguard 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.
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.
webfilter_fortiguard
dictionary
Default:
null
Configure FortiGuard Web Filter service.
cache_mem_percent
integer
Maximum percentage of available memory allocated to caching (1 - 15%).
cache_mode
string
    Choices:
  • ttl
  • db-ver
Cache entry expiration mode.
cache_prefix_match
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable prefix matching in the cache.
close_ports
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Close ports used for HTTP/HTTPS override authentication and disable user overrides.
ovrd_auth_https
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable use of HTTPS for override authentication.
ovrd_auth_port
integer
Port to use for FortiGuard Web Filter override authentication.
ovrd_auth_port_http
integer
Port to use for FortiGuard Web Filter HTTP override authentication
ovrd_auth_port_https
integer
Port to use for FortiGuard Web Filter HTTPS override authentication.
ovrd_auth_port_warning
integer
Port to use for FortiGuard Web Filter Warning override authentication.
request_packet_size_limit
integer
Limit size of URL request packets sent to FortiGuard server (0 for default).
warn_auth_https
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable use of HTTPS for warning and authentication.

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 FortiGuard Web Filter service.
    fortios_webfilter_fortiguard:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      https: "False"
      webfilter_fortiguard:
        cache_mem_percent: "3"
        cache_mode: "ttl"
        cache_prefix_match: "enable"
        close_ports: "enable"
        ovrd_auth_https: "enable"
        ovrd_auth_port: "8"
        ovrd_auth_port_http: "9"
        ovrd_auth_port_https: "10"
        ovrd_auth_port_warning: "11"
        request_packet_size_limit: "12"
        warn_auth_https: "enable"

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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