fortinet.fortios.fortios_firewall_sniffer – Configure sniffer 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_sniffer.

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 sniffer 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_sniffer
dictionary
Configure sniffer.
anomaly
list / elements=string
Configuration method to edit Denial of Service (DoS) anomaly settings.
action
string
    Choices:
  • pass
  • block
  • proxy
Action taken when the threshold is reached.
log
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable anomaly logging.
name
string / required
Anomaly name.
quarantine
string
    Choices:
  • none
  • attacker
Quarantine method.
quarantine_expiry
string
Duration of quarantine. (Format
quarantine_log
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable quarantine logging.
status
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable this anomaly.
threshold
integer
Anomaly threshold. Number of detected instances per minute that triggers the anomaly action.
threshold(default)
integer
Number of detected instances per minute which triggers action (1 - 2147483647). Note that each anomaly has a different threshold value assigned to it.
application_list
string
Name of an existing application list. Source application.list.name.
application_list_status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable application control profile.
av_profile
string
Name of an existing antivirus profile. Source antivirus.profile.name.
av_profile_status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable antivirus profile.
dlp_sensor
string
Name of an existing DLP sensor. Source dlp.sensor.name.
dlp_sensor_status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable DLP sensor.
dsri
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable DSRI.
emailfilter_profile
string
Name of an existing email filter profile. Source emailfilter.profile.name.
emailfilter_profile_status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable emailfilter.
file_filter_profile
string
Name of an existing file-filter profile. Source file-filter.profile.name.
file_filter_profile_status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable file filter.
host
string
Hosts to filter for in sniffer traffic (Format examples: 1.1.1.1, 2.2.2.0/24, 3.3.3.3/255.255.255.0, 4.4.4.0-4.4.4.240).
id
integer / required
Sniffer ID.
interface
string
Interface name that traffic sniffing will take place on. Source system.interface.name.
ip_threatfeed
list / elements=string
Name of an existing IP threat feed.
name
string / required
Threat feed name. Source system.external-resource.name.
ip_threatfeed_status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable IP threat feed.
ips_dos_status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable IPS DoS anomaly detection.
ips_sensor
string
Name of an existing IPS sensor. Source ips.sensor.name.
ips_sensor_status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable IPS sensor.
ipv6
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable sniffing IPv6 packets.
logtraffic
string
    Choices:
  • all
  • utm
  • disable
Either log all sessions, only sessions that have a security profile applied, or disable all logging for this policy.
max_packet_count
integer
Maximum packet count (1 - 1000000).
non_ip
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable sniffing non-IP packets.
port
string
Ports to sniff (Format examples: 10, :20, 30:40, 50-, 100-200).
protocol
string
Integer value for the protocol type as defined by IANA (0 - 255).
scan_botnet_connections
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • block
  • monitor
Enable/disable scanning of connections to Botnet servers.
spamfilter_profile
string
Name of an existing spam filter profile. Source spamfilter.profile.name.
spamfilter_profile_status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable spam filter.
status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable the active status of the sniffer.
vlan
string
List of VLANs to sniff.
webfilter_profile
string
Name of an existing web filter profile. Source webfilter.profile.name.
webfilter_profile_status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable web filter profile.
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 sniffer.
    fortios_firewall_sniffer:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      state: "present"
      access_token: "<your_own_value>"
      firewall_sniffer:
        anomaly:
         -
            action: "pass"
            log: "enable"
            name: "default_name_6"
            quarantine: "none"
            quarantine_expiry: "<your_own_value>"
            quarantine_log: "disable"
            status: "disable"
            threshold: "11"
            threshold(default): "12"
        application_list: "<your_own_value> (source application.list.name)"
        application_list_status: "enable"
        av_profile: "<your_own_value> (source antivirus.profile.name)"
        av_profile_status: "enable"
        dlp_sensor: "<your_own_value> (source dlp.sensor.name)"
        dlp_sensor_status: "enable"
        dsri: "enable"
        emailfilter_profile: "<your_own_value> (source emailfilter.profile.name)"
        emailfilter_profile_status: "enable"
        file_filter_profile: "<your_own_value> (source file-filter.profile.name)"
        file_filter_profile_status: "enable"
        host: "myhostname"
        id:  "25"
        interface: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
        ip_threatfeed:
         -
            name: "default_name_28 (source system.external-resource.name)"
        ip_threatfeed_status: "enable"
        ips_dos_status: "enable"
        ips_sensor: "<your_own_value> (source ips.sensor.name)"
        ips_sensor_status: "enable"
        ipv6: "enable"
        logtraffic: "all"
        max_packet_count: "35"
        non_ip: "enable"
        port: "<your_own_value>"
        protocol: "<your_own_value>"
        scan_botnet_connections: "disable"
        spamfilter_profile: "<your_own_value> (source spamfilter.profile.name)"
        spamfilter_profile_status: "enable"
        status: "enable"
        vlan: "<your_own_value>"
        webfilter_profile: "<your_own_value> (source webfilter.profile.name)"
        webfilter_profile_status: "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)

  • Jie Xue (@JieX19)

  • Hongbin Lu (@fgtdev-hblu)

  • Frank Shen (@frankshen01)

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)

  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)