cisco.meraki.meraki_mx_l7_firewall – Manage MX appliance layer 7 firewalls in the Meraki cloud
This plugin is part of the cisco.meraki collection (version 2.5.0).
You might already have this collection installed if you are using the
It is not included in
To check whether it is installed, run
ansible-galaxy collection list.
To install it, use:
ansible-galaxy collection install cisco.meraki.
To use it in a playbook, specify:
Allows for creation, management, and visibility into layer 7 firewalls implemented on Meraki MX firewalls.
Module assumes a complete list of firewall rules are passed as a parameter.
If there is interest in this module allowing manipulation of a single firewall rule, please submit an issue against this module.
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_FORMATenvironment variable to
Ansible’s Meraki modules will stop supporting camel case output in Ansible 2.13. Please update your playbooks.
Check Mode downloads the current configuration from the dashboard, then compares changes against this download. Check Mode will report changed if there are differences in the configurations, but does not submit changes to the API for validation of change.
- name: Query firewall rules meraki_mx_l7_firewall: auth_key: abc123 org_name: YourOrg net_name: YourNet state: query delegate_to: localhost - name: Query applications and application categories meraki_mx_l7_firewall: auth_key: abc123 org_name: YourOrg net_name: YourNet categories: yes state: query delegate_to: localhost - name: Set firewall rules meraki_mx_l7_firewall: auth_key: abc123 org_name: YourOrg net_name: YourNet state: present rules: - type: allowed_countries countries: - US - FR - type: blocked_countries countries: - CN - policy: deny type: port port: 8080 - type: port port: 1234 - type: host host: asdf.com - type: application application: id: meraki:layer7/application/205 - type: application_category application: id: meraki:layer7/category/24 delegate_to: localhost
Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module: