fortinet.fortios.fortios_firewall_ldb_monitor – Configure server load balancing health monitors in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate.

Note

This plugin is part of the fortinet.fortios collection (version 2.1.2).

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

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

New in version 2.10: of fortinet.fortios

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS (FOS) device by allowing the user to set and modify firewall feature and ldb_monitor 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
access_token
string
Token-based authentication. Generated from GUI of Fortigate.
enable_log
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Enable/Disable logging for task.
firewall_ldb_monitor
dictionary
Configure server load balancing health monitors.
dns_match_ip
string
Response IP expected from DNS server.
dns_protocol
string
    Choices:
  • udp
  • tcp
Select the protocol used by the DNS health check monitor to check the health of the server (UDP | TCP).
dns_request_domain
string
Fully qualified domain name to resolve for the DNS probe.
http_get
string
URL used to send a GET request to check the health of an HTTP server.
http_match
string
String to match the value expected in response to an HTTP-GET request.
http_max_redirects
integer
The maximum number of HTTP redirects to be allowed (0 - 5).
interval
integer
Time between health checks (5 - 65635 sec).
name
string / required
Monitor name.
port
integer
Service port used to perform the health check. If 0, health check monitor inherits port configured for the server (0 - 65635).
retry
integer
Number health check attempts before the server is considered down (1 - 255).
src_ip
string
Source IP for ldb-monitor.
timeout
integer
Time to wait to receive response to a health check from a server. Reaching the timeout means the health check failed (1 - 255 sec).
type
string
    Choices:
  • ping
  • tcp
  • http
  • passive-sip
  • https
  • dns
Select the Monitor type used by the health check monitor to check the health of the server (PING | TCP | HTTP).
state
string / required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Indicates whether to create or remove the object.
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 server load balancing health monitors.
    fortios_firewall_ldb_monitor:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      state: "present"
      access_token: "<your_own_value>"
      firewall_ldb_monitor:
        dns_match_ip: "<your_own_value>"
        dns_protocol: "udp"
        dns_request_domain: "<your_own_value>"
        http_get: "<your_own_value>"
        http_match: "<your_own_value>"
        http_max_redirects: "8"
        interval: "9"
        name: "default_name_10"
        port: "11"
        retry: "12"
        src_ip: "<your_own_value>"
        timeout: "14"
        type: "ping"

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)

  • Jie Xue (@JieX19)

  • Hongbin Lu (@fgtdev-hblu)

  • Frank Shen (@frankshen01)

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)

  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)