fortinet.fortios.fortios_system_dns module – Configure DNS 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_dns.

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 dns 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

system_dns

dictionary

Configure DNS.

alt_primary

string

Alternate primary DNS server. This is not used as a failover DNS server.

alt_secondary

string

Alternate secondary DNS server. This is not used as a failover DNS server.

cache_notfound_responses

string

Enable/disable response from the DNS server when a record is not in cache.

Choices:

  • disable

  • enable

dns_cache_limit

integer

Maximum number of records in the DNS cache.

dns_cache_ttl

integer

Duration in seconds that the DNS cache retains information.

dns_over_tls

string

Enable/disable/enforce DNS over TLS.

Choices:

  • disable

  • enable

  • enforce

domain

list / elements=dictionary

Search suffix list for hostname lookup.

domain

string

DNS search domain list separated by space (maximum 8 domains).

interface

string

Specify outgoing interface to reach server. Source system.interface.name.

interface_select_method

string

Specify how to select outgoing interface to reach server.

Choices:

  • auto

  • sdwan

  • specify

ip6_primary

string

Primary DNS server IPv6 address.

ip6_secondary

string

Secondary DNS server IPv6 address.

log

string

Local DNS log setting.

Choices:

  • disable

  • error

  • all

primary

string

Primary DNS server IP address.

protocol

list / elements=string

DNS transport protocols.

Choices:

  • cleartext

  • dot

  • doh

retry

integer

Number of times to retry (0 - 5).

secondary

string

Secondary DNS server IP address.

server_hostname

list / elements=dictionary

DNS server host name list.

hostname

string

DNS server host name list separated by space (maximum 4 domains).

server_select_method

string

Specify how configured servers are prioritized.

Choices:

  • least-rtt

  • failover

source_ip

string

IP address used by the DNS server as its source IP.

ssl_certificate

string

Name of local certificate for SSL connections. Source certificate.local.name.

timeout

integer

DNS query timeout interval in seconds (1 - 10).

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 DNS.
    fortios_system_dns:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      system_dns:
        alt_primary: "<your_own_value>"
        alt_secondary: "<your_own_value>"
        cache_notfound_responses: "disable"
        dns_cache_limit: "6"
        dns_cache_ttl: "7"
        dns_over_tls: "disable"
        domain:
         -
            domain: "<your_own_value>"
        interface: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
        interface_select_method: "auto"
        ip6_primary: "<your_own_value>"
        ip6_secondary: "<your_own_value>"
        log: "disable"
        primary: "<your_own_value>"
        protocol: "cleartext"
        retry: "18"
        secondary: "<your_own_value>"
        server_hostname:
         -
            hostname: "myhostname"
        server_select_method: "least-rtt"
        source_ip: "84.230.14.43"
        ssl_certificate: "<your_own_value> (source certificate.local.name)"
        timeout: "25"

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)