fortinet.fortios.fortios_firewall_sniffer module – Configure sniffer 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_sniffer.

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 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

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_sniffer

dictionary

Configure sniffer.

anomaly

list / elements=dictionary

Configuration method to edit Denial of Service (DoS) anomaly settings.

action

string

Action taken when the threshold is reached.

Choices:

  • pass

  • block

  • proxy

log

string

Enable/disable anomaly logging.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

name

string

Anomaly name.

quarantine

string

Quarantine method.

Choices:

  • none

  • attacker

quarantine_expiry

string

Duration of quarantine. (Format

quarantine_log

string

Enable/disable quarantine logging.

Choices:

  • disable

  • enable

status

string

Enable/disable this anomaly.

Choices:

  • disable

  • enable

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

Enable/disable application control profile.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

av_profile

string

Name of an existing antivirus profile. Source antivirus.profile.name.

av_profile_status

string

Enable/disable antivirus profile.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

dlp_profile

string

Name of an existing DLP profile. Source dlp.profile.name.

dlp_profile_status

string

Enable/disable DLP profile.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

dlp_sensor

string

Name of an existing DLP sensor. Source dlp.sensor.name.

dlp_sensor_status

string

Enable/disable DLP sensor.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

dsri

string

Enable/disable DSRI.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

emailfilter_profile

string

Name of an existing email filter profile. Source emailfilter.profile.name.

emailfilter_profile_status

string

Enable/disable emailfilter.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

file_filter_profile

string

Name of an existing file-filter profile. Source file-filter.profile.name.

file_filter_profile_status

string

Enable/disable file filter.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

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 (0 - 9999).

interface

string

Interface name that traffic sniffing will take place on. Source system.interface.name.

ip_threatfeed

list / elements=dictionary

Name of an existing IP threat feed.

name

string

Threat feed name. Source system.external-resource.name.

ip_threatfeed_status

string

Enable/disable IP threat feed.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

ips_dos_status

string

Enable/disable IPS DoS anomaly detection.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

ips_sensor

string

Name of an existing IPS sensor. Source ips.sensor.name.

ips_sensor_status

string

Enable/disable IPS sensor.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

ipv6

string

Enable/disable sniffing IPv6 packets.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

logtraffic

string

Either log all sessions, only sessions that have a security profile applied, or disable all logging for this policy.

Choices:

  • all

  • utm

  • disable

max_packet_count

integer

Maximum packet count (1 - 1000000).

non_ip

string

Enable/disable sniffing non-IP packets.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

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

Enable/disable scanning of connections to Botnet servers.

Choices:

  • disable

  • block

  • monitor

spamfilter_profile

string

Name of an existing spam filter profile. Source spamfilter.profile.name.

spamfilter_profile_status

string

Enable/disable spam filter.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

status

string

Enable/disable the active status of the sniffer.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

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

Enable/disable web filter profile.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

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 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_profile: "<your_own_value> (source dlp.profile.name)"
        dlp_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:  "27"
        interface: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
        ip_threatfeed:
         -
            name: "default_name_30 (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: "37"
        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

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)