utm_proxy_frontend – create, update or destroy reverse_proxy frontend entry in Sophos UTM

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • Create, update or destroy a reverse_proxy frontend entry in Sophos UTM.
  • This module needs to have the REST Ability of the UTM to be activated.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
add_content_type_header
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to add the content type header or not
address
-
Default:
"REF_DefaultInternalAddress"
The reference name of the network/interface_address object.
allowed_networks
-
Default:
["REF_NetworkAny"]
A list of reference names for the allowed networks.
certificate
-
Default:
""
The reference name of the ca/host_key_cert object.
comment
-
Default:
""
An optional comment to add to the object
disable_compression
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to enable the compression
domain
-
A list of domain names for the frontend object
exceptions
-
Default:
[]
A list of exception ref names (reverse_proxy/exception)
headers
dictionary
A dictionary of additional headers to be sent to POST and PUT requests.
Is needed for some modules
htmlrewrite
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to enable html rewrite or not
htmlrewrite_cookies
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to enable html rewrite cookie or not
implicitredirect
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to enable implicit redirection or not
lbmethod
-
    Choices:
  • bybusyness ←
  • bytraffic
  • byrequests
Which loadbalancer method should be used
locations
-
Default:
[]
A list of location ref names (reverse_proxy/location)
name
- / required
The name of the object. Will be used to identify the entry
port
-
Default:
80
The frontend http port
preservehost
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to preserve host header
profile
-
Default:
""
The reference string of the reverse_proxy/profile
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
The desired state of the object.
present will create or update an object
absent will delete an object if it was present
status
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Whether to activate the frontend entry or not
type
-
    Choices:
  • http ←
  • https
Which protocol should be used
utm_host
string / required
The REST Endpoint of the Sophos UTM.
utm_port
integer
Default:
4444
The port of the REST interface.
utm_protocol
string
    Choices:
  • http
  • https ←
The protocol of the REST Endpoint.
utm_token
string / required
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Whether the REST interface's ssl certificate should be verified or not.
xheaders
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to pass the host header or not

Examples

- name: Create utm proxy_frontend
  utm_proxy_frontend:
    utm_host: sophos.host.name
    utm_token: abcdefghijklmno1234
    name: TestFrontendEntry
    host: REF_OBJECT_STRING
    state: present

- name: Remove utm proxy_frontend
  utm_proxy_frontend:
    utm_host: sophos.host.name
    utm_token: abcdefghijklmno1234
    name: TestFrontendEntry
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
result
complex
success
The utm object that was created

  _locked
boolean
Whether or not the object is currently locked

  _ref
string
The reference name of the object

  _type
string
The type of the object

  add_content_type_header
boolean
Whether to add the content type header

  address
string
The reference name of the address

  allowed_networks
list
List of reference names of networks associated

  certificate
string
Reference name of certificate (ca/host_key_cert)

  comment
string
The comment string

  disable_compression
boolean
State of compression support

  domain
list
List of hostnames

  exceptions
list
List of associated proxy exceptions

  htmlrewrite
boolean
State of html rewrite

  htmlrewrite_cookies
boolean
Whether the html rewrite cookie will be set

  implicitredirect
boolean
Whether to use implicit redirection

  lbmethod
string
The method of loadbalancer to use

  locations
list
The reference names of reverse_proxy/locations associated with the object

  name
string
The name of the object

  port
integer
The port of the frontend connection

  preservehost
boolean
Preserve host header

  profile
string
The associated reverse_proxy/profile

  status
boolean
Whether the frontend object is active or not

  type
string
The connection type

  xheaders
boolean
The xheaders state



Status

Authors

  • Johannes Brunswicker (@MatrixCrawler)

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