fortinet.fortios.fortios_system_admin module – Configure admin users 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_system_admin.

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 system feature and admin 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

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

system_admin

dictionary

Configure admin users.

accprofile

string

Access profile for this administrator. Access profiles control administrator access to FortiGate features. Source system.accprofile.name.

accprofile_override

string

Enable to use the name of an access profile provided by the remote authentication server to control the FortiGate features that this administrator can access.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

allow_remove_admin_session

string

Enable/disable allow admin session to be removed by privileged admin users.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

comments

string

Comment.

email_to

string

This administrator”s email address.

force_password_change

string

Enable/disable force password change on next login.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

fortitoken

string

This administrator”s FortiToken serial number.

guest_auth

string

Enable/disable guest authentication.

Choices:

  • disable

  • enable

guest_lang

string

Guest management portal language. Source system.custom-language.name.

guest_usergroups

list / elements=dictionary

Select guest user groups.

name

string

Select guest user groups.

gui_dashboard

list / elements=dictionary

GUI dashboards.

columns

integer

Number of columns.

id

integer

Dashboard ID.

layout_type

string

Layout type.

Choices:

  • responsive

  • fixed

name

string

Dashboard name.

permanent

string

Permanent dashboard (can”t be removed via the GUI).

Choices:

  • disable

  • enable

scope

string

Dashboard scope.

Choices:

  • global

  • vdom

vdom

string

Virtual domain. Source system.vdom.name.

widget

list / elements=dictionary

Dashboard widgets.

fabric_device

string

Fabric device to monitor.

fabric_device_widget_name

string

Fabric device widget name.

fabric_device_widget_visualization_type

string

Visualization type for fabric device widget.

fortiview_device

string

FortiView device.

fortiview_filters

list / elements=dictionary

FortiView filters.

id

integer

FortiView Filter ID.

key

string

Filter key.

value

string

Filter value.

fortiview_sort_by

string

FortiView sort by.

fortiview_timeframe

string

FortiView timeframe.

fortiview_type

string

FortiView type.

fortiview_visualization

string

FortiView visualization.

height

integer

Height.

id

integer

Widget ID.

industry

string

Security Audit Rating industry.

Choices:

  • default

  • custom

interface

string

Interface to monitor. Source system.interface.name.

region

string

Security Audit Rating region.

Choices:

  • default

  • custom

title

string

Widget title.

type

string

Widget type.

Choices:

  • sysinfo

  • licinfo

  • forticloud

  • cpu-usage

  • memory-usage

  • disk-usage

  • log-rate

  • sessions

  • session-rate

  • tr-history

  • analytics

  • usb-modem

  • admins

  • security-fabric

  • security-fabric-ranking

  • sensor-info

  • ha-status

  • vulnerability-summary

  • host-scan-summary

  • fortiview

  • botnet-activity

  • fabric-device

  • fortimail

width

integer

Width.

x_pos

integer

X position.

y_pos

integer

Y position.

gui_global_menu_favorites

list / elements=dictionary

Favorite GUI menu IDs for the global VDOM.

id

string

Select menu ID.

gui_new_feature_acknowledge

list / elements=dictionary

Acknowledgement of new features.

id

string

Select menu ID.

gui_vdom_menu_favorites

list / elements=dictionary

Favorite GUI menu IDs for VDOMs.

id

string

Select menu ID.

hidden

integer

Admin user hidden attribute.

history0

string

history0

history1

string

history1

ip6_trusthost1

string

Any IPv6 address from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv6 address.

ip6_trusthost10

string

Any IPv6 address from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv6 address.

ip6_trusthost2

string

Any IPv6 address from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv6 address.

ip6_trusthost3

string

Any IPv6 address from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv6 address.

ip6_trusthost4

string

Any IPv6 address from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv6 address.

ip6_trusthost5

string

Any IPv6 address from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv6 address.

ip6_trusthost6

string

Any IPv6 address from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv6 address.

ip6_trusthost7

string

Any IPv6 address from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv6 address.

ip6_trusthost8

string

Any IPv6 address from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv6 address.

ip6_trusthost9

string

Any IPv6 address from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv6 address.

login_time

list / elements=dictionary

Record user login time.

last_failed_login

string

Last failed login time.

last_login

string

Last successful login time.

usr_name

string

User name.

name

string / required

User name.

password

string

Admin user password.

password_expire

string

Password expire time.

peer_auth

string

Set to enable peer certificate authentication (for HTTPS admin access).

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

peer_group

string

Name of peer group defined under config user group which has PKI members. Used for peer certificate authentication (for HTTPS admin access).

radius_vdom_override

string

Enable to use the names of VDOMs provided by the remote authentication server to control the VDOMs that this administrator can access.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

remote_auth

string

Enable/disable authentication using a remote RADIUS, LDAP, or TACACS+ server.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

remote_group

string

User group name used for remote auth.

schedule

string

Firewall schedule used to restrict when the administrator can log in. No schedule means no restrictions.

sms_custom_server

string

Custom SMS server to send SMS messages to. Source system.sms-server.name.

sms_phone

string

Phone number on which the administrator receives SMS messages.

sms_server

string

Send SMS messages using the FortiGuard SMS server or a custom server.

Choices:

  • fortiguard

  • custom

ssh_certificate

string

Select the certificate to be used by the FortiGate for authentication with an SSH client. Source certificate.remote.name.

ssh_public_key1

string

Public key of an SSH client. The client is authenticated without being asked for credentials. Create the public-private key pair in the SSH client application.

ssh_public_key2

string

Public key of an SSH client. The client is authenticated without being asked for credentials. Create the public-private key pair in the SSH client application.

ssh_public_key3

string

Public key of an SSH client. The client is authenticated without being asked for credentials. Create the public-private key pair in the SSH client application.

trusthost1

string

Any IPv4 address or subnet address and netmask from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv4 address.

trusthost10

string

Any IPv4 address or subnet address and netmask from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv4 address.

trusthost2

string

Any IPv4 address or subnet address and netmask from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv4 address.

trusthost3

string

Any IPv4 address or subnet address and netmask from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv4 address.

trusthost4

string

Any IPv4 address or subnet address and netmask from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv4 address.

trusthost5

string

Any IPv4 address or subnet address and netmask from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv4 address.

trusthost6

string

Any IPv4 address or subnet address and netmask from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv4 address.

trusthost7

string

Any IPv4 address or subnet address and netmask from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv4 address.

trusthost8

string

Any IPv4 address or subnet address and netmask from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv4 address.

trusthost9

string

Any IPv4 address or subnet address and netmask from which the administrator can connect to the FortiGate unit. Default allows access from any IPv4 address.

two_factor

string

Enable/disable two-factor authentication.

Choices:

  • disable

  • fortitoken

  • fortitoken-cloud

  • email

  • sms

two_factor_authentication

string

Authentication method by FortiToken Cloud.

Choices:

  • fortitoken

  • email

  • sms

two_factor_notification

string

Notification method for user activation by FortiToken Cloud.

Choices:

  • email

  • sms

vdom

list / elements=dictionary

Virtual domain(s) that the administrator can access.

name

string

Virtual domain name. Source system.vdom.name.

wildcard

string

Enable/disable wildcard RADIUS authentication.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

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 admin users.
    fortios_system_admin:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      state: "present"
      access_token: "<your_own_value>"
      system_admin:
        accprofile: "<your_own_value> (source system.accprofile.name)"
        accprofile_override: "enable"
        allow_remove_admin_session: "enable"
        comments: "<your_own_value>"
        email_to: "<your_own_value>"
        force_password_change: "enable"
        fortitoken: "<your_own_value>"
        guest_auth: "disable"
        guest_lang: "<your_own_value> (source system.custom-language.name)"
        guest_usergroups:
         -
            name: "default_name_13"
        gui_dashboard:
         -
            columns: "15"
            id:  "16"
            layout_type: "responsive"
            name: "default_name_18"
            permanent: "disable"
            scope: "global"
            vdom: "<your_own_value> (source system.vdom.name)"
            widget:
             -
                fabric_device: "<your_own_value>"
                fabric_device_widget_name: "<your_own_value>"
                fabric_device_widget_visualization_type: "<your_own_value>"
                fortiview_device: "<your_own_value>"
                fortiview_filters:
                 -
                    id:  "28"
                    key: "<your_own_value>"
                    value: "<your_own_value>"
                fortiview_sort_by: "<your_own_value>"
                fortiview_timeframe: "<your_own_value>"
                fortiview_type: "<your_own_value>"
                fortiview_visualization: "<your_own_value>"
                height: "35"
                id:  "36"
                industry: "default"
                interface: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
                region: "default"
                title: "<your_own_value>"
                type: "sysinfo"
                width: "42"
                x_pos: "43"
                y_pos: "44"
        gui_global_menu_favorites:
         -
            id:  "46"
        gui_new_feature_acknowledge:
         -
            id:  "48"
        gui_vdom_menu_favorites:
         -
            id:  "50"
        hidden: "51"
        history0: "<your_own_value>"
        history1: "<your_own_value>"
        ip6_trusthost1: "<your_own_value>"
        ip6_trusthost10: "<your_own_value>"
        ip6_trusthost2: "<your_own_value>"
        ip6_trusthost3: "<your_own_value>"
        ip6_trusthost4: "<your_own_value>"
        ip6_trusthost5: "<your_own_value>"
        ip6_trusthost6: "<your_own_value>"
        ip6_trusthost7: "<your_own_value>"
        ip6_trusthost8: "<your_own_value>"
        ip6_trusthost9: "<your_own_value>"
        login_time:
         -
            last_failed_login: "<your_own_value>"
            last_login: "<your_own_value>"
            usr_name: "<your_own_value>"
        name: "default_name_68"
        password: "<your_own_value>"
        password_expire: "<your_own_value>"
        peer_auth: "enable"
        peer_group: "<your_own_value>"
        radius_vdom_override: "enable"
        remote_auth: "enable"
        remote_group: "<your_own_value>"
        schedule: "<your_own_value>"
        sms_custom_server: "<your_own_value> (source system.sms-server.name)"
        sms_phone: "<your_own_value>"
        sms_server: "fortiguard"
        ssh_certificate: "<your_own_value> (source certificate.remote.name)"
        ssh_public_key1: "<your_own_value>"
        ssh_public_key2: "<your_own_value>"
        ssh_public_key3: "<your_own_value>"
        trusthost1: "<your_own_value>"
        trusthost10: "<your_own_value>"
        trusthost2: "<your_own_value>"
        trusthost3: "<your_own_value>"
        trusthost4: "<your_own_value>"
        trusthost5: "<your_own_value>"
        trusthost6: "<your_own_value>"
        trusthost7: "<your_own_value>"
        trusthost8: "<your_own_value>"
        trusthost9: "<your_own_value>"
        two_factor: "disable"
        two_factor_authentication: "fortitoken"
        two_factor_notification: "email"
        vdom:
         -
            name: "default_name_98 (source system.vdom.name)"
        wildcard: "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)