community.general.clc_firewall_policy module – Create/delete/update firewall policies

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 6.3.0).

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 community.general. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.clc_firewall_policy.

Synopsis

  • Create or delete or update firewall policies on Centurylink Cloud

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • python = 2.7

  • requests >= 2.5.0

  • clc-sdk

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

destination

list / elements=string

The list of destination addresses for traffic on the terminating firewall. This is required when state is ‘present’

destination_account_alias

string

CLC alias for the destination account

enabled

string

Whether the firewall policy is enabled or disabled

Choices:

  • "True" ← (default)

  • "False"

firewall_policy_id

string

Id of the firewall policy. This is required to update or delete an existing firewall policy

location

string / required

Target datacenter for the firewall policy

ports

list / elements=string

The list of ports associated with the policy. TCP and UDP can take in single ports or port ranges.

Example: ['any', 'icmp', 'TCP/123', 'UDP/123', 'TCP/123-456', 'UDP/123-456'].

source

list / elements=string

The list of source addresses for traffic on the originating firewall. This is required when state is ‘present’

source_account_alias

string / required

CLC alias for the source account

state

string

Whether to create or delete the firewall policy

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

wait

string

Whether to wait for the provisioning tasks to finish before returning.

Default: "True"

Notes

Note

  • To use this module, it is required to set the below environment variables which enables access to the Centurylink Cloud - CLC_V2_API_USERNAME, the account login id for the centurylink cloud - CLC_V2_API_PASSWORD, the account password for the centurylink cloud

  • Alternatively, the module accepts the API token and account alias. The API token can be generated using the CLC account login and password via the HTTP api call @ https://api.ctl.io/v2/authentication/login - CLC_V2_API_TOKEN, the API token generated from https://api.ctl.io/v2/authentication/login - CLC_ACCT_ALIAS, the account alias associated with the centurylink cloud

  • Users can set CLC_V2_API_URL to specify an endpoint for pointing to a different CLC environment.

Examples

---
- name: Create Firewall Policy
  hosts: localhost
  gather_facts: false
  connection: local
  tasks:
    - name: Create / Verify an Firewall Policy at CenturyLink Cloud
      clc_firewall:
        source_account_alias: WFAD
        location: VA1
        state: present
        source: 10.128.216.0/24
        destination: 10.128.216.0/24
        ports: Any
        destination_account_alias: WFAD

- name: Delete Firewall Policy
  hosts: localhost
  gather_facts: false
  connection: local
  tasks:
    - name: Delete an Firewall Policy at CenturyLink Cloud
      clc_firewall:
        source_account_alias: WFAD
        location: VA1
        state: absent
        firewall_policy_id: c62105233d7a4231bd2e91b9c791e43e1

Return Values

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

Key

Description

firewall_policy

dictionary

The fire wall policy information

Returned: success

Sample: {"destination": ["10.1.1.0/24", "10.2.2.0/24"], "destinationAccount": "wfad", "enabled": true, "id": "fc36f1bfd47242e488a9c44346438c05", "links": [{"href": "http://api.ctl.io/v2-experimental/firewallPolicies/wfad/uc1/fc36f1bfd47242e488a9c44346438c05", "rel": "self", "verbs": ["GET", "PUT", "DELETE"]}], "ports": ["any"], "source": ["10.1.1.0/24", "10.2.2.0/24"], "status": "active"}

firewall_policy_id

string

The fire wall policy id

Returned: success

Sample: "fc36f1bfd47242e488a9c44346438c05"

Authors

  • CLC Runner (@clc-runner)