fortinet.fortios.fortios_ips_sensor – Configure IPS sensor in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate.

Note

This plugin is part of the fortinet.fortios collection.

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

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

New in version 2.8: of fortinet.fortios

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS (FOS) device by allowing the user to set and modify ips feature and sensor 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
host
string
FortiOS or FortiGate IP address.
https
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Indicates if the requests towards FortiGate must use HTTPS protocol.
ips_sensor
dictionary
Configure IPS sensor.
block_malicious_url
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable malicious URL blocking.
comment
string
Comment.
entries
list / elements=string
IPS sensor filter.
action
string
    Choices:
  • pass
  • block
  • reset
  • default
Action taken with traffic in which signatures are detected.
application
string
Applications to be protected. set application ? lists available applications. all includes all applications. other includes all unlisted applications.
exempt_ip
list / elements=string
Traffic from selected source or destination IP addresses is exempt from this signature.
dst_ip
string
Destination IP address and netmask.
id
integer / required
Exempt IP ID.
src_ip
string
Source IP address and netmask.
id
integer / required
Rule ID in IPS database (0 - 4294967295).
location
string
Protect client or server traffic.
log
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable logging of signatures included in filter.
log_attack_context
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable logging of attack context: URL buffer, header buffer, body buffer, packet buffer.
log_packet
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable packet logging. Enable to save the packet that triggers the filter. You can download the packets in pcap format for diagnostic use.
os
string
Operating systems to be protected. all includes all operating systems. other includes all unlisted operating systems.
protocol
string
Protocols to be examined. set protocol ? lists available protocols. all includes all protocols. other includes all unlisted protocols.
quarantine
string
    Choices:
  • none
  • attacker
Quarantine method.
quarantine_expiry
string
Duration of quarantine. (Format
quarantine_log
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable quarantine logging.
rate_count
integer
Count of the rate.
rate_duration
integer
Duration (sec) of the rate.
rate_mode
string
    Choices:
  • periodical
  • continuous
Rate limit mode.
rate_track
string
    Choices:
  • none
  • src-ip
  • dest-ip
  • dhcp-client-mac
  • dns-domain
Track the packet protocol field.
rule
list / elements=string
Identifies the predefined or custom IPS signatures to add to the sensor.
id
integer / required
Rule IPS.
severity
string
Relative severity of the signature, from info to critical. Log messages generated by the signature include the severity.
status
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
  • default
Status of the signatures included in filter. default enables the filter and only use filters with default status of enable. Filters with default status of disable will not be used.
extended_log
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable extended logging.
filter
list / elements=string
IPS sensor filter.
action
string
    Choices:
  • pass
  • block
  • reset
  • default
Action of selected rules.
application
string
Vulnerable application filter.
location
string
Vulnerability location filter.
log
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable logging of selected rules.
log_packet
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable packet logging of selected rules.
name
string / required
Filter name.
os
string
Vulnerable OS filter.
protocol
string
Vulnerable protocol filter.
quarantine
string
    Choices:
  • none
  • attacker
Quarantine IP or interface.
quarantine_expiry
integer
Duration of quarantine in minute.
quarantine_log
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable logging of selected quarantine.
severity
string
Vulnerability severity filter.
status
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
  • default
Selected rules status.
name
string / required
Sensor name.
override
list / elements=string
IPS override rule.
action
string
    Choices:
  • pass
  • block
  • reset
Action of override rule.
exempt_ip
list / elements=string
Exempted IP.
dst_ip
string
Destination IP address and netmask.
id
integer / required
Exempt IP ID.
src_ip
string
Source IP address and netmask.
log
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable logging.
log_packet
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable packet logging.
quarantine
string
    Choices:
  • none
  • attacker
Quarantine IP or interface.
quarantine_expiry
integer
Duration of quarantine in minute.
quarantine_log
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable logging of selected quarantine.
rule_id
integer
Override rule ID.
status
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable status of override rule.
replacemsg_group
string
Replacement message group. Source system.replacemsg-group.name.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Deprecated
Starting with Ansible 2.9 we recommend using the top-level 'state' parameter.

Indicates whether to create or remove the object.
password
string
Default:
""
FortiOS or FortiGate password.
ssl_verify
boolean
added in 2.9 of fortinet.fortios
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Ensures FortiGate certificate must be verified by a proper CA.
state
string
added in 2.9 of fortinet.fortios
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Indicates whether to create or remove the object. This attribute was present already in previous version in a deeper level. It has been moved out to this outer level.
username
string
FortiOS or FortiGate username.
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 IPS sensor.
    fortios_ips_sensor:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      state: "present"
      ips_sensor:
        block_malicious_url: "disable"
        comment: "Comment."
        entries:
         -
            action: "pass"
            application: "<your_own_value>"
            exempt_ip:
             -
                dst_ip: "<your_own_value>"
                id:  "10"
                src_ip: "<your_own_value>"
            id:  "12"
            location: "<your_own_value>"
            log: "disable"
            log_attack_context: "disable"
            log_packet: "disable"
            os: "<your_own_value>"
            protocol: "<your_own_value>"
            quarantine: "none"
            quarantine_expiry: "<your_own_value>"
            quarantine_log: "disable"
            rate_count: "22"
            rate_duration: "23"
            rate_mode: "periodical"
            rate_track: "none"
            rule:
             -
                id:  "27"
            severity: "<your_own_value>"
            status: "disable"
        extended_log: "enable"
        filter:
         -
            action: "pass"
            application: "<your_own_value>"
            location: "<your_own_value>"
            log: "disable"
            log_packet: "disable"
            name: "default_name_37"
            os: "<your_own_value>"
            protocol: "<your_own_value>"
            quarantine: "none"
            quarantine_expiry: "41"
            quarantine_log: "disable"
            severity: "<your_own_value>"
            status: "disable"
        name: "default_name_45"
        override:
         -
            action: "pass"
            exempt_ip:
             -
                dst_ip: "<your_own_value>"
                id:  "50"
                src_ip: "<your_own_value>"
            log: "disable"
            log_packet: "disable"
            quarantine: "none"
            quarantine_expiry: "55"
            quarantine_log: "disable"
            rule_id: "57"
            status: "disable"
        replacemsg_group: "<your_own_value> (source system.replacemsg-group.name)"

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)

  • Hongbin Lu (@fgtdev-hblu)

  • Frank Shen (@frankshen01)

  • Jie Xue (@JieX19)

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)

  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)