fortinet.fortios.fortios_extender_controller_extender_profile module – FortiExtender extender profile configuration in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate.

Note

This module is part of the fortinet.fortios collection (version 2.1.7).

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.fortios. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

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

New in fortinet.fortios 2.0.0

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS (FOS) device by allowing the user to set and modify extender_controller feature and extender_profile 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

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

access_token

string

Token-based authentication. Generated from GUI of Fortigate.

enable_log

boolean

Enable/Disable logging for task.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

extender_controller_extender_profile

dictionary

FortiExtender extender profile configuration.

allowaccess

list / elements=string

Control management access to the managed extender. Separate entries with a space.

Choices:

  • "ping"

  • "telnet"

  • "http"

  • "https"

  • "ssh"

  • "snmp"

bandwidth_limit

integer

FortiExtender LAN extension bandwidth limit (Mbps).

cellular

dictionary

FortiExtender cellular configuration.

controller_report

dictionary

FortiExtender controller report configuration.

interval

integer

Controller report interval.

signal_threshold

integer

Controller report signal threshold.

status

string

FortiExtender controller report status.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

dataplan

list / elements=dictionary

Dataplan names.

name

string

Dataplan name. Source extender-controller.dataplan.name.

modem1

dictionary

Configuration options for modem 1.

auto_switch

dictionary

FortiExtender auto switch configuration.

dataplan

string

Automatically switch based on data usage.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

disconnect

string

Auto switch by disconnect.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

disconnect_period

integer

Automatically switch based on disconnect period.

disconnect_threshold

integer

Automatically switch based on disconnect threshold.

signal

string

Automatically switch based on signal strength.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

switch_back

string

Auto switch with switch back multi-options.

Choices:

  • "time"

  • "timer"

switch_back_time

string

Automatically switch over to preferred SIM/carrier at a specified time in UTC (HH:MM).

switch_back_timer

integer

Automatically switch over to preferred SIM/carrier after the given time (3600 - 2147483647 sec).

conn_status

integer

Connection status.

default_sim

string

Default SIM selection.

Choices:

  • "sim1"

  • "sim2"

  • "carrier"

  • "cost"

gps

string

FortiExtender GPS enable/disable.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

preferred_carrier

string

Preferred carrier.

redundant_intf

string

Redundant interface.

redundant_mode

string

FortiExtender mode.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

sim1_pin

string

SIM

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

sim1_pin_code

string

SIM

sim2_pin

string

SIM

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

sim2_pin_code

string

SIM

modem2

dictionary

Configuration options for modem 2.

auto_switch

dictionary

FortiExtender auto switch configuration.

dataplan

string

Automatically switch based on data usage.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

disconnect

string

Auto switch by disconnect.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

disconnect_period

integer

Automatically switch based on disconnect period.

disconnect_threshold

integer

Automatically switch based on disconnect threshold.

signal

string

Automatically switch based on signal strength.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

switch_back

string

Auto switch with switch back multi-options.

Choices:

  • "time"

  • "timer"

switch_back_time

string

Automatically switch over to preferred SIM/carrier at a specified time in UTC (HH:MM).

switch_back_timer

integer

Automatically switch over to preferred SIM/carrier after the given time (3600 - 2147483647 sec).

conn_status

integer

Connection status.

default_sim

string

Default SIM selection.

Choices:

  • "sim1"

  • "sim2"

  • "carrier"

  • "cost"

gps

string

FortiExtender GPS enable/disable.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

preferred_carrier

string

Preferred carrier.

redundant_intf

string

Redundant interface.

redundant_mode

string

FortiExtender mode.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

sim1_pin

string

SIM

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

sim1_pin_code

string

SIM

sim2_pin

string

SIM

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

sim2_pin_code

string

SIM

sms_notification

dictionary

FortiExtender cellular SMS notification configuration.

alert

dictionary

SMS alert list.

data_exhausted

string

Display string when data exhausted.

fgt_backup_mode_switch

string

Display string when FortiGate backup mode switched.

low_signal_strength

string

Display string when signal strength is low.

mode_switch

string

Display string when mode is switched.

os_image_fallback

string

Display string when falling back to a previous OS image.

session_disconnect

string

Display string when session disconnected.

system_reboot

string

Display string when system rebooted.

receiver

list / elements=dictionary

SMS notification receiver list.

alert

string

Alert multi-options.

Choices:

  • "system-reboot"

  • "data-exhausted"

  • "session-disconnect"

  • "low-signal-strength"

  • "mode-switch"

  • "os-image-fallback"

  • "fgt-backup-mode-switch"

name

string

FortiExtender SMS notification receiver name.

phone_number

string

Receiver phone number. Format: [+][country code][area code][local phone number]. For example, +16501234567.

status

string

SMS notification receiver status.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

status

string

FortiExtender SMS notification status.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

enforce_bandwidth

string

Enable/disable enforcement of bandwidth on LAN extension interface.

Choices:

  • "enable"

  • "disable"

extension

string

Extension option.

Choices:

  • "wan-extension"

  • "lan-extension"

id

integer

ID.

lan_extension

dictionary

FortiExtender lan extension configuration.

backhaul

list / elements=dictionary

LAN extension backhaul tunnel configuration.

name

string

FortiExtender LAN extension backhaul name.

port

string

FortiExtender uplink port.

Choices:

  • "wan"

  • "lte1"

  • "lte2"

  • "port1"

  • "port2"

  • "port3"

  • "port4"

  • "port5"

  • "sfp"

role

string

FortiExtender uplink port.

Choices:

  • "primary"

  • "secondary"

weight

integer

WRR weight parameter.

backhaul_interface

string

IPsec phase1 interface. Source system.interface.name.

backhaul_ip

string

IPsec phase1 IPv4/FQDN. Used to specify the external IP/FQDN when the FortiGate unit is behind a NAT device.

ipsec_tunnel

string

IPsec tunnel name.

string

LAN extension link load balance strategy.

Choices:

  • "activebackup"

  • "loadbalance"

login_password

string

Set the managed extender”s administrator password.

login_password_change

string

Change or reset the administrator password of a managed extender (yes, default, or no).

Choices:

  • "True"

  • "default"

  • "False"

model

string

Model.

Choices:

  • "FX201E"

  • "FX211E"

  • "FX200F"

  • "FXA11F"

  • "FXE11F"

  • "FXA21F"

  • "FXE21F"

  • "FXA22F"

  • "FXE22F"

  • "FX212F"

  • "FX311F"

  • "FX312F"

  • "FX511F"

  • "FVG21F"

  • "FVA21F"

  • "FVG22F"

  • "FVA22F"

  • "FX04DA"

name

string / required

FortiExtender profile name.

member_path

string

Member attribute path to operate on.

Delimited by a slash character if there are more than one attribute.

Parameter marked with member_path is legitimate for doing member operation.

member_state

string

Add or delete a member under specified attribute path.

When member_state is specified, the state option is ignored.

Choices:

  • "present"

  • "absent"

state

string / required

Indicates whether to create or remove the object.

Choices:

  • "present"

  • "absent"

vdom

string

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.

Default: "root"

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: FortiExtender extender profile configuration.
    fortios_extender_controller_extender_profile:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      state: "present"
      access_token: "<your_own_value>"
      extender_controller_extender_profile:
        allowaccess: "ping"
        bandwidth_limit: "4"
        cellular:
            controller_report:
                interval: "7"
                signal_threshold: "8"
                status: "disable"
            dataplan:
             -
                name: "default_name_11 (source extender-controller.dataplan.name)"
            modem1:
                auto_switch:
                    dataplan: "disable"
                    disconnect: "disable"
                    disconnect_period: "16"
                    disconnect_threshold: "17"
                    signal: "disable"
                    switch_back: "time"
                    switch_back_time: "<your_own_value>"
                    switch_back_timer: "21"
                conn_status: "22"
                default_sim: "sim1"
                gps: "disable"
                preferred_carrier: "<your_own_value>"
                redundant_intf: "<your_own_value>"
                redundant_mode: "disable"
                sim1_pin: "disable"
                sim1_pin_code: "<your_own_value>"
                sim2_pin: "disable"
                sim2_pin_code: "<your_own_value>"
            modem2:
                auto_switch:
                    dataplan: "disable"
                    disconnect: "disable"
                    disconnect_period: "36"
                    disconnect_threshold: "37"
                    signal: "disable"
                    switch_back: "time"
                    switch_back_time: "<your_own_value>"
                    switch_back_timer: "41"
                conn_status: "42"
                default_sim: "sim1"
                gps: "disable"
                preferred_carrier: "<your_own_value>"
                redundant_intf: "<your_own_value>"
                redundant_mode: "disable"
                sim1_pin: "disable"
                sim1_pin_code: "<your_own_value>"
                sim2_pin: "disable"
                sim2_pin_code: "<your_own_value>"
            sms_notification:
                alert:
                    data_exhausted: "<your_own_value>"
                    fgt_backup_mode_switch: "<your_own_value>"
                    low_signal_strength: "<your_own_value>"
                    mode_switch: "<your_own_value>"
                    os_image_fallback: "<your_own_value>"
                    session_disconnect: "<your_own_value>"
                    system_reboot: "<your_own_value>"
                receiver:
                 -
                    alert: "system-reboot"
                    name: "default_name_63"
                    phone_number: "<your_own_value>"
                    status: "disable"
                status: "disable"
        enforce_bandwidth: "enable"
        extension: "wan-extension"
        id:  "69"
        lan_extension:
            backhaul:
             -
                name: "default_name_72"
                port: "wan"
                role: "primary"
                weight: "75"
            backhaul_interface: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
            backhaul_ip: "<your_own_value>"
            ipsec_tunnel: "<your_own_value>"
            link_loadbalance: "activebackup"
        login_password: "<your_own_value>"
        login_password_change: "yes"
        model: "FX201E"
        name: "default_name_83"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

build

string

Build number of the fortigate image

Returned: always

Sample: "1547"

http_method

string

Last method used to provision the content into FortiGate

Returned: always

Sample: "PUT"

http_status

string

Last result given by FortiGate on last operation applied

Returned: always

Sample: "200"

mkey

string

Master key (id) used in the last call to FortiGate

Returned: success

Sample: "id"

name

string

Name of the table used to fulfill the request

Returned: always

Sample: "urlfilter"

path

string

Path of the table used to fulfill the request

Returned: always

Sample: "webfilter"

revision

string

Internal revision number

Returned: always

Sample: "17.0.2.10658"

serial

string

Serial number of the unit

Returned: always

Sample: "FGVMEVYYQT3AB5352"

status

string

Indication of the operation’s result

Returned: always

Sample: "success"

vdom

string

Virtual domain used

Returned: always

Sample: "root"

version

string

Version of the FortiGate

Returned: always

Sample: "v5.6.3"

Authors

  • Link Zheng (@chillancezen)

  • Jie Xue (@JieX19)

  • Hongbin Lu (@fgtdev-hblu)

  • Frank Shen (@frankshen01)

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)

  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)