fortinet.fortios.fortios_switch_controller_lldp_profile module – Configure FortiSwitch LLDP profiles 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. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

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

New in fortinet.fortios 2.0.0

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS (FOS) device by allowing the user to set and modify switch_controller feature and lldp_profile 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:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

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"

switch_controller_lldp_profile

dictionary

Configure FortiSwitch LLDP profiles.

auto_isl

string

Enable/disable auto inter-switch LAG.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

auto_isl_hello_timer

integer

Auto inter-switch LAG hello timer duration (1 - 30 sec).

auto_isl_port_group

integer

Auto inter-switch LAG port group ID (0 - 9).

auto_isl_receive_timeout

integer

Auto inter-switch LAG timeout if no response is received (3 - 90 sec).

auto_mclag_icl

string

Enable/disable MCLAG inter chassis link.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

custom_tlvs

list / elements=dictionary

Configuration method to edit custom TLV entries.

information_string

string

Organizationally defined information string (0 - 507 hexadecimal bytes).

name

string

TLV name (not sent).

oui

string

Organizationally unique identifier (OUI), a 3-byte hexadecimal number, for this TLV.

subtype

integer

Organizationally defined subtype (0 - 255).

med_location_service

list / elements=dictionary

Configuration method to edit Media Endpoint Discovery (MED) location service type-length-value (TLV) categories.

name

string

Location service type name.

status

string

Enable or disable this TLV.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

sys_location_id

string

Location service ID. Source switch-controller.location.name.

med_network_policy

list / elements=dictionary

Configuration method to edit Media Endpoint Discovery (MED) network policy type-length-value (TLV) categories.

assign_vlan

string

Enable/disable VLAN assignment when this profile is applied on managed FortiSwitch port.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

dscp

integer

Advertised Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP) value, a packet header value indicating the level of service requested for traffic, such as high priority or best effort delivery.

name

string

Policy type name.

priority

integer

Advertised Layer 2 priority (0 - 7; from lowest to highest priority).

status

string

Enable or disable this TLV.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

vlan

integer

ID of VLAN to advertise, if configured on port (0 - 4094, 0 = priority tag).

vlan_intf

string

VLAN interface to advertise; if configured on port. Source system.interface.name.

med_tlvs

list / elements=string

Transmitted LLDP-MED TLVs (type-length-value descriptions).

Choices:

  • "inventory-management"

  • "network-policy"

  • "power-management"

  • "location-identification"

name

string / required

Profile name.

tlvs_802dot1

string

Transmitted IEEE 802.1 TLVs.

Choices:

  • "port-vlan-id"

tlvs_802dot3

string

Transmitted IEEE 802.3 TLVs.

Choices:

  • "max-frame-size"

  • "power-negotiation"

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 FortiSwitch LLDP profiles.
    fortios_switch_controller_lldp_profile:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      state: "present"
      access_token: "<your_own_value>"
      switch_controller_lldp_profile:
        tlvs_802dot1: "port-vlan-id"
        tlvs_802dot3: "max-frame-size"
        auto_isl: "disable"
        auto_isl_hello_timer: "6"
        auto_isl_port_group: "7"
        auto_isl_receive_timeout: "8"
        auto_mclag_icl: "disable"
        custom_tlvs:
         -
            information_string: "<your_own_value>"
            name: "default_name_12"
            oui: "<your_own_value>"
            subtype: "14"
        med_location_service:
         -
            name: "default_name_16"
            status: "disable"
            sys_location_id: "<your_own_value> (source switch-controller.location.name)"
        med_network_policy:
         -
            assign_vlan: "disable"
            dscp: "21"
            name: "default_name_22"
            priority: "23"
            status: "disable"
            vlan: "25"
            vlan_intf: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
        med_tlvs: "inventory-management"
        name: "default_name_28"

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)