fortinet.fortios.fortios_firewall_multicast_policy module – Configure multicast NAT policies 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.

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

New in version 2.0.0: 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 multicast_policy 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:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

firewall_multicast_policy

dictionary

Configure multicast NAT policies.

action

string

Accept or deny traffic matching the policy.

Choices:

  • accept

  • deny

auto_asic_offload

string

Enable/disable offloading policy traffic for hardware acceleration.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

comments

string

Comment.

dnat

string

IPv4 DNAT address used for multicast destination addresses.

dstaddr

list / elements=dictionary

Destination address objects.

name

string

Destination address objects. Source firewall.multicast-address.name.

dstintf

string

Destination interface name. Source system.interface.name system.zone.name.

end_port

integer

Integer value for ending TCP/UDP/SCTP destination port in range (1 - 65535).

id

integer / required

Policy ID ((0 - 4294967294).

logtraffic

string

Enable/disable logging traffic accepted by this policy.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

name

string

Policy name.

protocol

integer

Integer value for the protocol type as defined by IANA (0 - 255).

snat

string

Enable/disable substitution of the outgoing interface IP address for the original source IP address (called source NAT or SNAT).

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

snat_ip

string

IPv4 address to be used as the source address for NATed traffic.

srcaddr

list / elements=dictionary

Source address objects.

name

string

Source address objects. Source firewall.address.name firewall.addrgrp.name.

srcintf

string

Source interface name. Source system.interface.name system.zone.name.

start_port

integer

Integer value for starting TCP/UDP/SCTP destination port in range (1 - 65535).

status

string

Enable/disable this policy.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

traffic_shaper

string

Traffic shaper to apply to traffic forwarded by the multicast policy. Source firewall.shaper.traffic-shaper.name.

uuid

string

Universally Unique Identifier (UUID; automatically assigned but can be manually reset).

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: Configure multicast NAT policies.
    fortios_firewall_multicast_policy:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      state: "present"
      access_token: "<your_own_value>"
      firewall_multicast_policy:
        action: "accept"
        auto_asic_offload: "enable"
        comments: "<your_own_value>"
        dnat: "<your_own_value>"
        dstaddr:
         -
            name: "default_name_8 (source firewall.multicast-address.name)"
        dstintf: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name system.zone.name)"
        end_port: "10"
        id:  "11"
        logtraffic: "enable"
        name: "default_name_13"
        protocol: "14"
        snat: "enable"
        snat_ip: "<your_own_value>"
        srcaddr:
         -
            name: "default_name_18 (source firewall.address.name firewall.addrgrp.name)"
        srcintf: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name system.zone.name)"
        start_port: "20"
        status: "enable"
        traffic_shaper: "<your_own_value> (source firewall.shaper.traffic-shaper.name)"
        uuid: "<your_own_value>"

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)