fortinet.fortios.fortios_system_email_server – Configure the email server used by the FortiGate various things. For example, for sending email messages to users to support user authentication features in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate.

Note

This plugin is part of the fortinet.fortios collection (version 2.1.2).

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

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

New in version 2.10: 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 email_server 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
access_token
string
Token-based authentication. Generated from GUI of Fortigate.
enable_log
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Enable/Disable logging for task.
system_email_server
dictionary
Configure the email server used by the FortiGate various things. For example, for sending email messages to users to support user authentication features.
authenticate
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable authentication.
interface
string
Specify outgoing interface to reach server. Source system.interface.name.
interface_select_method
string
    Choices:
  • auto
  • sdwan
  • specify
Specify how to select outgoing interface to reach server.
password
string
SMTP server user password for authentication.
port
integer
SMTP server port.
reply_to
string
Reply-To email address.
security
string
    Choices:
  • none
  • starttls
  • smtps
Connection security used by the email server.
server
string
SMTP server IP address or hostname.
source_ip
string
SMTP server IPv4 source IP.
source_ip6
string
SMTP server IPv6 source IP.
ssl_min_proto_version
string
    Choices:
  • default
  • SSLv3
  • TLSv1
  • TLSv1-1
  • TLSv1-2
Minimum supported protocol version for SSL/TLS connections .
type
string
    Choices:
  • custom
Use FortiGuard Message service or custom email server.
username
string
SMTP server user name for authentication.
validate_server
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable validation of server certificate.
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 the email server used by the FortiGate various things. For example, for sending email messages to users to support user authentication
     features.
    fortios_system_email_server:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      system_email_server:
        authenticate: "enable"
        interface: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
        interface_select_method: "auto"
        password: "<your_own_value>"
        port: "7"
        reply_to: "<your_own_value>"
        security: "none"
        server: "192.168.100.40"
        source_ip: "84.230.14.43"
        source_ip6: "<your_own_value>"
        ssl_min_proto_version: "default"
        type: "custom"
        username: "<your_own_value>"
        validate_server: "enable"

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)

  • Jie Xue (@JieX19)

  • Hongbin Lu (@fgtdev-hblu)

  • Frank Shen (@frankshen01)

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)

  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)