community.general.utm_proxy_frontend_info module – create, update or destroy reverse_proxy frontend entry in Sophos UTM

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 5.4.0).

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.

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

Synopsis

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

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

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

headers

dictionary

A dictionary of additional headers to be sent to POST and PUT requests.

Is needed for some modules

name

string / required

The name of the object. Will be used to identify the entry

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)

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: Get utm proxy_frontend
  community.general.utm_proxy_frontend_info:
    utm_host: sophos.host.name
    utm_token: abcdefghijklmno1234
    name: TestBackendEntry
    host: REF_OBJECT_STRING

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

_type

string

The type of the object

Returned: success

add_content_type_header

boolean

Whether to add the content type header

Returned: success

address

string

The reference name of the address

Returned: success

allowed_networks

list / elements=string

List of reference names of networks associated

Returned: success

certificate

string

Reference name of certificate (ca/host_key_cert)

Returned: success

comment

string

The comment string

Returned: success

disable_compression

boolean

State of compression support

Returned: success

domain

list / elements=string

List of hostnames

Returned: success

exceptions

list / elements=string

List of associated proxy exceptions

Returned: success

htmlrewrite

boolean

State of html rewrite

Returned: success

htmlrewrite_cookies

boolean

whether the html rewrite cookie will be set

Returned: success

implicitredirect

boolean

whether to use implicit redirection

Returned: success

lbmethod

string

The method of loadbalancer to use

Returned: success

locations

list / elements=string

The reference names of reverse_proxy/locations associated with the object

Returned: success

name

string

The name of the object

Returned: success

port

integer

The port of the frontend connection

Returned: success

preservehost

boolean

Preserve host header

Returned: success

profile

string

The associated reverse_proxy/profile

Returned: success

status

boolean

Whether the frontend object is active or not

Returned: success

type

string

The connection type

Returned: success

xheaders

boolean

The xheaders state

Returned: success

Authors

  • Johannes Brunswicker (@MatrixCrawler)