community.general.utm_proxy_frontend – create, update or destroy reverse_proxy frontend 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_proxy_frontend.

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 Choices/Defaults Comments
add_content_type_header
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to add the content type header or not
address
string
Default:
"REF_DefaultInternalAddress"
The reference name of the network/interface_address object.
allowed_networks
string
Default:
["REF_NetworkAny"]
A list of reference names for the allowed networks.
certificate
string
Default:
""
The reference name of the ca/host_key_cert object.
comment
string
Default:
""
An optional comment to add to the object
disable_compression
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to enable the compression
domain
string
A list of domain names for the frontend object
exceptions
string
Default:
[]
A list of exception ref names (reverse_proxy/exception)
headers
dictionary
A dictionary of additional headers to be sent to POST and PUT requests.
Is needed for some modules
htmlrewrite
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to enable html rewrite or not
htmlrewrite_cookies
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to enable html rewrite cookie or not
implicitredirect
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to enable implicit redirection or not
lbmethod
string
    Choices:
  • bybusyness ←
  • bytraffic
  • byrequests
Which loadbalancer method should be used
locations
string
Default:
[]
A list of location ref names (reverse_proxy/location)
name
string / required
The name of the object. Will be used to identify the entry
port
string
Default:
80
The frontend http port
preservehost
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to preserve host header
profile
string
Default:
""
The reference string of the reverse_proxy/profile
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
status
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Whether to activate the frontend entry or not
type
string
    Choices:
  • http ←
  • https
Which protocol should be used
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.
xheaders
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to pass the host header or not

Examples

- name: Create utm proxy_frontend
  community.general.utm_proxy_frontend:
    utm_host: sophos.host.name
    utm_token: abcdefghijklmno1234
    name: TestFrontendEntry
    host: REF_OBJECT_STRING
    state: present

- name: Remove utm proxy_frontend
  community.general.utm_proxy_frontend:
    utm_host: sophos.host.name
    utm_token: abcdefghijklmno1234
    name: TestFrontendEntry
    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

 
_type
string
success
The type of the object

 
add_content_type_header
boolean
success
Whether to add the content type header

 
address
string
success
The reference name of the address

 
allowed_networks
list / elements=string
success
List of reference names of networks associated

 
certificate
string
success
Reference name of certificate (ca/host_key_cert)

 
comment
string
success
The comment string

 
disable_compression
boolean
success
State of compression support

 
domain
list / elements=string
success
List of hostnames

 
exceptions
list / elements=string
success
List of associated proxy exceptions

 
htmlrewrite
boolean
success
State of html rewrite

 
htmlrewrite_cookies
boolean
success
Whether the html rewrite cookie will be set

 
implicitredirect
boolean
success
Whether to use implicit redirection

 
lbmethod
string
success
The method of loadbalancer to use

 
locations
list / elements=string
success
The reference names of reverse_proxy/locations associated with the object

 
name
string
success
The name of the object

 
port
integer
success
The port of the frontend connection

 
preservehost
boolean
success
Preserve host header

 
profile
string
success
The associated reverse_proxy/profile

 
status
boolean
success
Whether the frontend object is active or not

 
type
string
success
The connection type

 
xheaders
boolean
success
The xheaders state



Authors

  • Johannes Brunswicker (@MatrixCrawler)