fortinet.fortios.fortios_authentication_rule – Configure Authentication Rules in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate.

Note

This plugin is part of the fortinet.fortios collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install fortinet.fortios.

To use it in a playbook, specify: fortinet.fortios.fortios_authentication_rule.

New in version 2.8: of fortinet.fortios

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS (FOS) device by allowing the user to set and modify authentication feature and rule category. Examples include all parameters and values need to be adjusted to datasources before usage. Tested with FOS v6.0.0

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • ansible>=2.9.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
authentication_rule
dictionary
Configure Authentication Rules.
active_auth_method
string
Select an active authentication method. Source authentication.scheme.name.
comments
string
Comment.
ip_based
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable IP-based authentication. Once a user authenticates all traffic from the IP address the user authenticated from is allowed.
name
string / required
Authentication rule name.
protocol
string
    Choices:
  • http
  • ftp
  • socks
  • ssh
Select the protocol to use for authentication . Users connect to the FortiGate using this protocol and are asked to authenticate.
srcaddr
list / elements=string
Select an IPv4 source address from available options. Required for web proxy authentication.
name
string / required
Address name. Source firewall.address.name firewall.addrgrp.name firewall.proxy-address.name firewall.proxy-addrgrp.name.
srcaddr6
list / elements=string
Select an IPv6 source address. Required for web proxy authentication.
name
string / required
Address name. Source firewall.address6.name firewall.addrgrp6.name.
sso_auth_method
string
Select a single-sign on (SSO) authentication method. Source authentication.scheme.name.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Deprecated
Starting with Ansible 2.9 we recommend using the top-level 'state' parameter.

Indicates whether to create or remove the object.
status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable this authentication rule.
transaction_based
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable transaction based authentication .
web_auth_cookie
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable Web authentication cookies .
host
string
FortiOS or FortiGate IP address.
https
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Indicates if the requests towards FortiGate must use HTTPS protocol.
password
string
Default:
""
FortiOS or FortiGate password.
ssl_verify
boolean
added in 2.9 of fortinet.fortios
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Ensures FortiGate certificate must be verified by a proper CA.
state
string
added in 2.9 of fortinet.fortios
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Indicates whether to create or remove the object. This attribute was present already in previous version in a deeper level. It has been moved out to this outer level.
username
string
FortiOS or FortiGate username.
vdom
string
Default:
"root"
Virtual domain, among those defined previously. A vdom is a virtual instance of the FortiGate that can be configured and used as a different unit.

Notes

Note

  • Legacy fortiosapi has been deprecated, httpapi is the preferred way to run playbooks

Examples

- hosts: fortigates
  collections:
    - fortinet.fortios
  connection: httpapi
  vars:
   vdom: "root"
   ansible_httpapi_use_ssl: yes
   ansible_httpapi_validate_certs: no
   ansible_httpapi_port: 443
  tasks:
  - name: Configure Authentication Rules.
    fortios_authentication_rule:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      state: "present"
      authentication_rule:
        active_auth_method: "<your_own_value> (source authentication.scheme.name)"
        comments: "<your_own_value>"
        ip_based: "enable"
        name: "default_name_6"
        protocol: "http"
        srcaddr:
         -
            name: "default_name_9 (source firewall.address.name firewall.addrgrp.name firewall.proxy-address.name firewall.proxy-addrgrp.name)"
        srcaddr6:
         -
            name: "default_name_11 (source firewall.address6.name firewall.addrgrp6.name)"
        sso_auth_method: "<your_own_value> (source authentication.scheme.name)"
        status: "enable"
        transaction_based: "enable"
        web_auth_cookie: "enable"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
build
string
always
Build number of the fortigate image

Sample:
1547
http_method
string
always
Last method used to provision the content into FortiGate

Sample:
PUT
http_status
string
always
Last result given by FortiGate on last operation applied

Sample:
200
mkey
string
success
Master key (id) used in the last call to FortiGate

Sample:
id
name
string
always
Name of the table used to fulfill the request

Sample:
urlfilter
path
string
always
Path of the table used to fulfill the request

Sample:
webfilter
revision
string
always
Internal revision number

Sample:
17.0.2.10658
serial
string
always
Serial number of the unit

Sample:
FGVMEVYYQT3AB5352
status
string
always
Indication of the operation's result

Sample:
success
vdom
string
always
Virtual domain used

Sample:
root
version
string
always
Version of the FortiGate

Sample:
v5.6.3


Authors

  • Link Zheng (@chillancezen)

  • Hongbin Lu (@fgtdev-hblu)

  • Frank Shen (@frankshen01)

  • Jie Xue (@JieX19)

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)

  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)