fortinet.fortios.fortios_extension_controller_extender module – Extender controller configuration in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate.

Note

This module is part of the fortinet.fortios collection (version 2.3.5).

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_extension_controller_extender.

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 extension_controller feature and extender 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>=2.14

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

extension_controller_extender

dictionary

Extender controller configuration.

allowaccess

list / elements=string

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

Choices:

  • "ping"

  • "telnet"

  • "http"

  • "https"

  • "ssh"

  • "snmp"

authorized

string

FortiExtender Administration (enable or disable).

Choices:

  • "discovered"

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

bandwidth_limit

integer

FortiExtender LAN extension bandwidth limit (Mbps).

description

string

Description.

device_id

integer

Device ID.

enforce_bandwidth

string

Enable/disable enforcement of bandwidth on LAN extension interface.

Choices:

  • "enable"

  • "disable"

ext_name

string

FortiExtender name.

extension_type

string

Extension type for this FortiExtender.

Choices:

  • "wan-extension"

  • "lan-extension"

firmware_provision_latest

string

Enable/disable one-time automatic provisioning of the latest firmware version.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "once"

id

string

FortiExtender serial number.

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:

  • "yes"

  • "default"

  • "no"

name

string / required

FortiExtender entry name.

override_allowaccess

string

Enable to override the extender profile management access configuration.

Choices:

  • "enable"

  • "disable"

override_enforce_bandwidth

string

Enable to override the extender profile enforce-bandwidth setting.

Choices:

  • "enable"

  • "disable"

override_login_password_change

string

Enable to override the extender profile login-password (administrator password) setting.

Choices:

  • "enable"

  • "disable"

profile

string

FortiExtender profile configuration. Source extension-controller.extender-profile.name.

wan_extension

dictionary

FortiExtender wan extension configuration.

modem1_extension

string

FortiExtender interface name. Source system.interface.name.

modem2_extension

string

FortiExtender interface name. Source system.interface.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

- name: Extender controller configuration.
  fortinet.fortios.fortios_extension_controller_extender:
      vdom: "{{ vdom }}"
      state: "present"
      access_token: "<your_own_value>"
      extension_controller_extender:
          allowaccess: "ping"
          authorized: "discovered"
          bandwidth_limit: "1024"
          description: "<your_own_value>"
          device_id: "128"
          enforce_bandwidth: "enable"
          ext_name: "<your_own_value>"
          extension_type: "wan-extension"
          firmware_provision_latest: "disable"
          id: "12"
          login_password: "<your_own_value>"
          login_password_change: "yes"
          name: "default_name_15"
          override_allowaccess: "enable"
          override_enforce_bandwidth: "enable"
          override_login_password_change: "enable"
          profile: "<your_own_value> (source extension-controller.extender-profile.name)"
          wan_extension:
              modem1_extension: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
              modem2_extension: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"

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)