fortinet.fortimanager.fmgr_system_externalresource – Configure external resource.

Note

This plugin is part of the fortinet.fortimanager collection (version 2.1.4).

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 fortinet.fortimanager.

To use it in a playbook, specify: fortinet.fortimanager.fmgr_system_externalresource.

New in version 2.10: of fortinet.fortimanager

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiManager device.

  • Examples include all parameters and values which need to be adjusted to data sources before usage.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
adom
string / required
the parameter (adom) in requested url
bypass_validation
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
only set to True when module schema diffs with FortiManager API structure, module continues to execute without validating parameters
enable_log
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Enable/Disable logging for task
proposed_method
string
    Choices:
  • update
  • set
  • add
The overridden method for the underlying Json RPC request
rc_failed
list / elements=string
the rc codes list with which the conditions to fail will be overriden
rc_succeeded
list / elements=string
the rc codes list with which the conditions to succeed will be overriden
state
string / required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
the directive to create, update or delete an object
system_externalresource
dictionary
the top level parameters set
category
integer
User resource category.
comments
string
Comment.
interface
string
Specify outgoing interface to reach server.
interface-select-method
string
    Choices:
  • auto
  • sdwan
  • specify
Specify how to select outgoing interface to reach server.
name
string
External resource name.
password
string
HTTP basic authentication password.
refresh-rate
integer
Time interval to refresh external resource (1 - 43200 min, default = 5 min).
resource
string
URI of external resource.
source-ip
string
Source IPv4 address used to communicate with server.
status
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable user resource.
type
string
    Choices:
  • category
  • address
  • domain
  • malware
User resource type.
user-agent
string
Override HTTP User-Agent header used when retrieving this external resource.
username
string
HTTP basic authentication user name.
uuid
string
Universally Unique Identifier (UUID; automatically assigned but can be manually reset).
workspace_locking_adom
string
the adom to lock for FortiManager running in workspace mode, the value can be global and others including root
workspace_locking_timeout
integer
Default:
300
the maximum time in seconds to wait for other user to release the workspace lock

Notes

Note

  • Running in workspace locking mode is supported in this FortiManager module, the top level parameters workspace_locking_adom and workspace_locking_timeout help do the work.

  • To create or update an object, use state present directive.

  • To delete an object, use state absent directive.

  • Normally, running one module can fail when a non-zero rc is returned. you can also override the conditions to fail or succeed with parameters rc_failed and rc_succeeded

Examples

- name: gathering fortimanager facts
  hosts: fortimanager00
  gather_facts: no
  connection: httpapi
  collections:
    - fortinet.fortimanager
  vars:
    ansible_httpapi_use_ssl: True
    ansible_httpapi_validate_certs: False
    ansible_httpapi_port: 443
  tasks:
   - name: retrieve all the external resources
     fmgr_fact:
       facts:
           selector: 'system_externalresource'
           params:
               adom: 'ansible'
               external-resource: ''
- hosts: fortimanager00
  collections:
    - fortinet.fortimanager
  connection: httpapi
  vars:
     ansible_httpapi_use_ssl: True
     ansible_httpapi_validate_certs: False
     ansible_httpapi_port: 443
  tasks:
   - name: Configure external resource.
     fmgr_system_externalresource:
        bypass_validation: False
        adom: ansible
        state: present
        system_externalresource:
           category: 0
           comments: string
           name: string
           refresh-rate: 1
           resource: string
           status: disable
           type: category #<value in [category, address, domain, ...]>

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
request_url
string
always
The full url requested

Sample:
/sys/login/user
response_code
integer
always
The status of api request

response_message
string
always
The descriptive message of the api response

Sample:
OK.


Authors

  • Link Zheng (@chillancezen)

  • Jie Xue (@JieX19)

  • Frank Shen (@fshen01)

  • Hongbin Lu (@fgtdev-hblu)