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

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 4.8.1).

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.

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

Comments

address

string

The IPV4 Address of the entry. Can be left empty for automatic resolving.

Default: “0.0.0.0”

address6

string

The IPV6 Address of the entry. Can be left empty for automatic resolving.

Default: “::”

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

whether the hostname’s ipv4 address is already resolved or not

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

resolved6

boolean

whether the hostname’s ipv6 address is already resolved or not

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

state

string

The desired state of the object.

present will create or update an object

absent will delete an object if it was present

Choices:

  • absent

  • present ← (default)

timeout

integer

the timeout for the utm to resolve the ip address for the hostname again

Default: 0

utm_host

string / required

The REST Endpoint of the Sophos UTM.

utm_port

integer

The port of the REST interface.

Default: 4444

utm_protocol

string

The protocol of the REST Endpoint.

Choices:

  • http

  • https ← (default)

utm_token

string / required

validate_certs

boolean

Whether the REST interface’s ssl certificate should be verified or not.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

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

Description

result

complex

The utm object that was created

Returned: success

_locked

boolean

Whether or not the object is currently locked

Returned: success

_ref

string

The reference name of the object

Returned: success

address

string

The ipv4 address of the object

Returned: success

address6

string

The ipv6 address of the object

Returned: success

comment

string

The comment string

Returned: success

hostname

string

The hostname of the object

Returned: success

interface

string

The reference name of the interface the object is associated with

Returned: success

name

string

The name of the object

Returned: success

resolved

boolean

Whether the ipv4 address is resolved or not

Returned: success

resolved6

boolean

Whether the ipv6 address is resolved or not

Returned: success

timeout

integer

The timeout until a new resolving will be attempted

Returned: success

Authors

  • Johannes Brunswicker (@MatrixCrawler)