community.general.utm_dns_host – create, update or destroy dns entry in Sophos UTM

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

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

Synopsis

  • Create, update or destroy a dns entry in SOPHOS UTM.

  • This module needs to have the REST Ability of the UTM to be activated.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
address
string
Default:
"0.0.0.0"
The IPV4 Address of the entry. Can be left empty for automatic resolving.
address6
string
Default:
"::"
The IPV6 Address of the entry. Can be left empty for automatic resolving.
comment
string
An optional comment to add to the dns host object
headers
dictionary
A dictionary of additional headers to be sent to POST and PUT requests.
Is needed for some modules
hostname
string
The hostname for the dns host object
interface
string
The reference name of the interface to use. If not provided the default interface will be used
name
string / required
The name of the object. Will be used to identify the entry
resolved
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
whether the hostname's ipv4 address is already resolved or not
resolved6
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
whether the hostname's ipv6 address is already resolved or not
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
timeout
string
Default:
0
the timeout for the utm to resolve the ip address for the hostname again
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.

Examples

- name: Create UTM dns host entry
  community.general.utm_dns_host:
    utm_host: sophos.host.name
    utm_token: abcdefghijklmno1234
    name: TestDNSEntry
    hostname: testentry.some.tld
    state: present

- name: Remove UTM dns host entry
  community.general.utm_dns_host:
    utm_host: sophos.host.name
    utm_token: abcdefghijklmno1234
    name: TestDNSEntry
    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
success
Whether or not the object is currently locked

 
_ref
string
success
The reference name of the object

 
address
string
success
The ipv4 address of the object

 
address6
string
success
The ipv6 address of the object

 
comment
string
success
The comment string

 
hostname
string
success
The hostname of the object

 
interface
string
success
The reference name of the interface the object is associated with

 
name
string
success
The name of the object

 
resolved
boolean
success
Whether the ipv4 address is resolved or not

 
resolved6
boolean
success
Whether the ipv6 address is resolved or not

 
timeout
integer
success
The timeout until a new resolving will be attempted



Authors

  • Johannes Brunswicker (@MatrixCrawler)