check_point.mgmt.cp_mgmt_access_layers module – Manages ACCESS LAYERS resource module

Note

This module is part of the check_point.mgmt collection (version 5.2.2).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install check_point.mgmt.

To use it in a playbook, specify: check_point.mgmt.cp_mgmt_access_layers.

New in check_point.mgmt 5.0.0

Synopsis

  • This resource module allows for addition, deletion, or modification of CP Access Layers.

  • This resource module also takes care of gathering Access layer config facts

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

config

dictionary

A dictionary of ACCESS LAYERS options

add_default_rule

boolean

Indicates whether to include a cleanup rule in the new layer.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

applications_and_url_filtering

boolean

Whether to enable Applications & URL Filtering blade on the layer.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

auto_publish_session

boolean

Publish the current session if changes have been performed after task completes.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

color

string

Color of the object. Should be one of existing colors.

Choices:

  • "aquamarine"

  • "black"

  • "blue"

  • "crete blue"

  • "burlywood"

  • "cyan"

  • "dark green"

  • "khaki"

  • "orchid"

  • "dark orange"

  • "dark sea green"

  • "pink"

  • "turquoise"

  • "dark blue"

  • "firebrick"

  • "brown"

  • "forest green"

  • "gold"

  • "dark gold"

  • "gray"

  • "dark gray"

  • "light green"

  • "lemon chiffon"

  • "coral"

  • "sea green"

  • "sky blue"

  • "magenta"

  • "purple"

  • "slate blue"

  • "violet red"

  • "navy blue"

  • "olive"

  • "orange"

  • "red"

  • "sienna"

  • "yellow"

comments

string

Comments string.

content_awareness

boolean

Whether to enable Content Awareness blade on the layer.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

details_level

string

The level of detail for some of the fields in the response can vary from showing only the UID value of the object to a fully detailed representation of the object.

Choices:

  • "uid"

  • "standard"

  • "full"

detect_using_x_forward_for

boolean

Whether to use X-Forward-For HTTP header, which is added by the proxy server to keep track of the original source IP.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

firewall

boolean

Whether to enable Firewall blade on the layer.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

ignore_errors

boolean

Apply changes ignoring errors. You won’t be able to publish such a changes. If ignore-warnings flag was omitted - warnings will also be ignored.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

ignore_warnings

boolean

Apply changes ignoring warnings.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

implicit_cleanup_action

string

The default “catch-all” action for traffic that does not match any explicit or implied rules in the layer.

Choices:

  • "drop"

  • "accept"

limit

integer

The maximal number of returned results.

NOTE, this parameter is a valid parameter only for the GATHERED state, for config states like, MERGED, REPLACED, and DELETED state it won’t be applicable.

mobile_access

boolean

Whether to enable Mobile Access blade on the layer.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

name

string

Object name. Must be unique in the domain.

offset

integer

Number of the results to initially skip.

NOTE, this parameter is a valid parameter only for the GATHERED state, for config states like, MERGED, REPLACED, and DELETED state it won’t be applicable.

order

list / elements=dictionary

Sorts results by the given field. By default the results are sorted in the ascending order by name. This parameter is relevant only for getting few objects.

NOTE, this parameter is a valid parameter only for the GATHERED state, for config states like, MERGED, REPLACED, and DELETED state it won’t be applicable.

ASC

string

Sorts results by the given field in ascending order.

DESC

string

Sorts results by the given field in descending order.

round_trip

boolean

If set to True, the round trip will filter out the module parameters from the response param, which will enable the user to fire the config request using the structured gathered data.

NOTE, this parameter makes relevance only with the GATHERED state, as for config states like, MERGED, REPLACED, and DELETED state it won’t make any config updates, as it’s not a module config parameter.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

shared

boolean

Whether this layer is shared.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

tags

list / elements=string

Collection of tag identifiers.

version

string

Version of checkpoint. If not given one, the latest version taken.

state

string

The state the configuration should be left in

The state gathered will get the module API configuration from the device and transform it into structured data in the format as per the module argspec and the value is returned in the gathered key within the result.

Choices:

  • "merged"

  • "replaced"

  • "gathered"

  • "deleted"

Examples

# Using MERGED state
# -------------------

- name: Merge Access-layer config
  cp_mgmt_access_layers:
    state: merged
    config:
      name: New Layer 1
      add_default_rule: true
      applications_and_url_filtering: true
      content_awareness: true
      detect_using_x_forward_for: false
      firewall: true
      implicit_cleanup_action: drop
      mobile_access: true
      shared: false
      tags:
      - test_layer
      color: aquamarine
      comments: test description
      details_level: full
      ignore_warnings: false
      ignore_errors: false
      round_trip: true

# RUN output:
# -----------

# mgmt_access_layers:
#   after:
#     applications_and_url_filtering: true
#     color: aquamarine
#     comments: test description
#     content_awareness: true
#     detect_using_x_forward_for: false
#     domain: SMC User
#     firewall: true
#     icon: ApplicationFirewall/rulebase
#     implicit_cleanup_action: drop
#     mobile_access: true
#     name: New Layer 1
#     shared: false
#     tags:
#     - test_layer
#     uid: eb74d7fe-81a6-4e6c-aedb-d2d6599f965e
#   before: {}

# Using REPLACED state
# --------------------

- name: Replace Access-layer config
  cp_mgmt_access_layers:
    state: replaced
    config:
      name: New Layer 1
      add_default_rule: true
      applications_and_url_filtering: true
      content_awareness: false
      detect_using_x_forward_for: false
      firewall: true
      implicit_cleanup_action: drop
      mobile_access: true
      shared: true
      tags:
      - test_layer_replaced
      color: cyan
      comments: test REPLACE description
      details_level: full
      ignore_warnings: false
      ignore_errors: false
      round_trip: true

# RUN output:
# -----------

# mgmt_access_layers:
#   after:
#     applications_and_url_filtering: true
#     color: cyan
#     comments: test REPLACE description
#     content_awareness: false
#     detect_using_x_forward_for: false
#     domain: SMC User
#     firewall: true
#     icon: ApplicationFirewall/sharedrulebase
#     implicit_cleanup_action: drop
#     mobile_access: true
#     name: New Layer 1
#     shared: true
#     tags:
#     - test_layer_replaced
#     uid: a4e2bbc1-ec94-4b85-9b00-07ad1279ac12
#   before:
#     applications_and_url_filtering: true
#     color: aquamarine
#     comments: test description
#     content_awareness: true
#     detect_using_x_forward_for: false
#     firewall: true
#     icon: ApplicationFirewall/rulebase
#     implicit_cleanup_action: drop
#     mobile_access: true
#     name: New Layer 1
#     shared: false
#     tags:
#     - test_layer

# Using GATHERED state
# --------------------

# 1. With Round Trip set to True

- name: Gather Access-layers config by Name
  cp_mgmt_access_layers:
    state: gathered
    config:
      name: New Layer 1
      round_trip: true

# RUN output:
# -----------

# gathered:
#   applications_and_url_filtering: true
#   color: aquamarine
#   comments: test description
#   content_awareness: true
#   detect_using_x_forward_for: false
#   domain: SMC User
#   firewall: true
#   icon: ApplicationFirewall/rulebase
#   implicit_cleanup_action: drop
#   mobile_access: true
#   name: New Layer 1
#   shared: false
#   tags:
#   - test_layer
#   uid: eb74d7fe-81a6-4e6c-aedb-d2d6599f965e

# 2. With Round Trip set to False which is the default behaviour

- name: Gather Access-layers config by Name
  cp_mgmt_access_layers:
    state: gathered
    config:
      name: New Layer 1

# RUN output:
# -----------

# gathered:
#   applications_and_url_filtering: true
#   color: turquoise
#   comments: test description
#   content_awareness: true
#   detect_using_x_forward_for: false
#   domain:
#     domain-type: domain
#     name: SMC User
#     uid: 41e821a0-3720-11e3-aa6e-0800200c9fde
#   firewall: true
#   icon: ApplicationFirewall/rulebase
#   implicit_cleanup_action: drop
#   meta-info:
#     creation-time:
#       iso-8601: 2022-11-21T07:34+0000
#       posix: 1669016073937
#     creator: admin
#     last-modifier: admin
#     last-modify-time:
#       iso-8601: 2022-11-21T07:34+0000
#       posix: 1669016074765
#     lock: unlocked
#     validation-state: ok
#   mobile_access: true
#   name: New Layer 1
#   read-only: false
#   shared: false
#   tags:
#   - domain:
#       domain-type: domain
#       name: SMC User
#       uid: 41e821a0-3720-11e3-aa6e-0800200c9fde
#     name: test_layer
#     type: tag
#     uid: 22cc8b0d-984f-47de-b1f6-276b3377eb0c
#   type: access-layer
#   uid: a54e47d3-22fc-4aff-90d9-f644aa4a1522

# 3. Gather ALL threat-layer config with DESC order filter

- name: To Gather ALL access-layer and order by Name
  cp_mgmt_access_layers:
    config:
      order:
        - DESC: name
    state: gathered

# RUN output:
# -----------

# gathered:
#   - domain:
#       domain-type: domain
#       name: SMC User
#       uid: 41e821a0-3720-11e3-aa6e-0800200c9fde
#     name: New Layer 1
#     type: access-layer
#     uid: a54e47d3-22fc-4aff-90d9-f644aa4a1522
#   - domain:
#       domain-type: domain
#       name: SMC User
#       uid: 41e821a0-3720-11e3-aa6e-0800200c9fde
#     name: Network
#     type: access-layer
#     uid: 63b7fe60-76d2-4287-bca5-21af87337b0a

# Using DELETED state
# -------------------

- name: Delete Access-layer config by Name
  cp_mgmt_access_layers:
    state: deleted
    config:
      name: New Layer 1

# RUN output:
# -----------

# mgmt_access_layers:
#   after: {}
#   before:
#     applications_and_url_filtering: true
#     color: cyan
#     comments: test REPLACE description
#     content_awareness: false
#     detect_using_x_forward_for: false
#     domain: SMC User
#     firewall: true
#     icon: ApplicationFirewall/sharedrulebase
#     implicit_cleanup_action: drop
#     mobile_access: true
#     name: New Layer 1
#     shared: true
#     tags:
#     - test_layer_replaced
#     uid: a4e2bbc1-ec94-4b85-9b00-07ad1279ac12

Return Values

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

Key

Description

after

dictionary

The resulting configuration after module execution.

Returned: when changed

Sample: "This output will always be in the same format as the module argspec.\n"

before

dictionary

The configuration prior to the module execution.

Returned: when state is merged, replaced, deleted

Sample: "This output will always be in the same format as the module argspec.\n"

gathered

dictionary

Facts about the network resource gathered from the remote device as structured data.

Returned: when state is gathered

Sample: "This output will always be in the same format as the module argspec.\n"

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