meraki_malware – Manage Malware Protection in the Meraki cloud

New in version 2.9.

Synopsis

  • Fully configure malware protection in a Meraki environment.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
allowed_files
-
List of files to whitelist.
comment
string
Human readable information about file.
sha256
string
256-bit hash of file.

aliases: hash
allowed_urls
-
List of URLs to whitelist.
comment
string
Human readable information about URL.
url
string
URL string to allow.
auth_key
string / required
Authentication key provided by the dashboard. Required if environmental variable MERAKI_KEY is not set.
host
string
Default:
"api.meraki.com"
Hostname for Meraki dashboard.
Can be used to access regional Meraki environments, such as China.
internal_error_retry_time
integer
Default:
60
Number of seconds to retry if server returns an internal server error.
mode
-
    Choices:
  • disabled
  • enabled
Enabled or disabled state of malware protection.
net_id
string
ID of network which configuration is applied to.
net_name
string
Name of network which configuration is applied to.

aliases: network
org_id
string
ID of organization.
org_name
string
Name of organization.

aliases: organization
output_format
string
    Choices:
  • snakecase ←
  • camelcase
Instructs module whether response keys should be snake case (ex. net_id) or camel case (ex. netId).
output_level
string
    Choices:
  • debug
  • normal ←
Set amount of debug output during module execution.
rate_limit_retry_time
integer
Default:
165
Number of seconds to retry if rate limiter is triggered.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present
  • query ←
Specifies whether object should be queried, created/modified, or removed.
timeout
integer
Default:
30
Time to timeout for HTTP requests.
use_https
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, it will use HTTP. Otherwise it will use HTTPS.
Only useful for internal Meraki developers.
use_proxy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
If no, it will not use a proxy, even if one is defined in an environment variable on the target hosts.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Whether to validate HTTP certificates.

Notes

Note

  • Some of the options are likely only used for developers within Meraki.
  • More information about the Meraki API can be found at https://dashboard.meraki.com/api_docs.
  • Some of the options are likely only used for developers within Meraki.
  • As of Ansible 2.9, Meraki modules output keys as snake case. To use camel case, set the ANSIBLE_MERAKI_FORMAT environment variable to camelcase.
  • Ansible’s Meraki modules will stop supporting camel case output in Ansible 2.13. Please update your playbooks.

Examples

- name: Enable malware protection
  meraki_malware:
    auth_key: abc123
    state: present
    org_name: YourOrg
    net_name: YourNet
    mode: enabled
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Set whitelisted url
  meraki_malware:
    auth_key: abc123
    state: present
    org_name: YourOrg
    net_name: YourNet
    mode: enabled
    allowed_urls:
      - url: www.google.com
        comment: Google
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Set whitelisted file
  meraki_malware:
    auth_key: abc123
    state: present
    org_name: YourOrg
    net_name: YourNet
    mode: enabled
    allowed_files:
      - sha256: e82c5f7d75004727e1f3b94426b9a11c8bc4c312a9170ac9a73abace40aef503
        comment: random zip
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Get malware settings
  meraki_malware:
    auth_key: abc123
    state: query
    org_name: YourNet
    net_name: YourOrg
  delegate_to: localhost

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
data
complex
success
List of administrators.

  allowed_files
complex
success
List of files which are whitelisted.

    comment
string
success
Comment about the whitelisted entity

Sample:
TPS report
    sha256
string
success
sha256 hash of whitelisted file.

Sample:
e82c5f7d75004727e1f3b94426b9a11c8bc4c312a9170ac9a73abace40aef503
  allowed_urls
complex
success
List of URLs which are whitelisted.

    comment
string
success
Comment about the whitelisted entity

Sample:
Corporate HQ
    url
string
success
URL of whitelisted site.

Sample:
site.com
  mode
string
success
Mode to enable or disable malware scanning.

Sample:
enabled


Status

Authors

  • Kevin Breit (@kbreit)

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