fortinet.fortios.fortios_system_fortiguard module – Configure FortiGuard services 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_fortiguard.

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 fortiguard 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_fortiguard

dictionary

Configure FortiGuard services.

antispam_cache

string

Enable/disable FortiGuard antispam request caching. Uses a small amount of memory but improves performance.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

antispam_cache_mpercent

integer

Maximum percentage of FortiGate memory the antispam cache is allowed to use (1 - 15).

antispam_cache_ttl

integer

Time-to-live for antispam cache entries in seconds (300 - 86400). Lower times reduce the cache size. Higher times may improve performance since the cache will have more entries.

antispam_expiration

integer

Expiration date of the FortiGuard antispam contract.

antispam_force_off

string

Enable/disable turning off the FortiGuard antispam service.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

antispam_license

integer

Interval of time between license checks for the FortiGuard antispam contract.

antispam_timeout

integer

Antispam query time out (1 - 30 sec).

anycast_sdns_server_ip

string

IP address of the FortiGuard anycast DNS rating server.

anycast_sdns_server_port

integer

Port to connect to on the FortiGuard anycast DNS rating server.

auto_join_forticloud

string

Automatically connect to and login to FortiCloud.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

ddns_server_ip

string

IP address of the FortiDDNS server.

ddns_server_ip6

string

IPv6 address of the FortiDDNS server.

ddns_server_port

integer

Port used to communicate with FortiDDNS servers.

fortiguard_anycast

string

Enable/disable use of FortiGuard”s Anycast network.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

fortiguard_anycast_source

string

Configure which of Fortinet”s servers to provide FortiGuard services in FortiGuard”s anycast network. Default is Fortinet.

Choices:

  • fortinet

  • aws

  • debug

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

load_balance_servers

integer

Number of servers to alternate between as first FortiGuard option.

outbreak_prevention_cache

string

Enable/disable FortiGuard Virus Outbreak Prevention cache.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

outbreak_prevention_cache_mpercent

integer

Maximum percent of memory FortiGuard Virus Outbreak Prevention cache can use (1 - 15%).

outbreak_prevention_cache_ttl

integer

Time-to-live for FortiGuard Virus Outbreak Prevention cache entries (300 - 86400 sec).

outbreak_prevention_expiration

integer

Expiration date of FortiGuard Virus Outbreak Prevention contract.

outbreak_prevention_force_off

string

Turn off FortiGuard Virus Outbreak Prevention service.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

outbreak_prevention_license

integer

Interval of time between license checks for FortiGuard Virus Outbreak Prevention contract.

outbreak_prevention_timeout

integer

FortiGuard Virus Outbreak Prevention time out (1 - 30 sec).

persistent_connection

string

Enable/disable use of persistent connection to receive update notification from FortiGuard.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

port

string

Port used to communicate with the FortiGuard servers.

Choices:

  • 8888

  • 53

  • 80

  • 443

protocol

string

Protocol used to communicate with the FortiGuard servers.

Choices:

  • udp

  • http

  • https

proxy_password

string

Proxy user password.

proxy_server_ip

string

IP address of the proxy server.

proxy_server_port

integer

Port used to communicate with the proxy server.

proxy_username

string

Proxy user name.

sandbox_region

string

Cloud sandbox region.

sdns_options

list / elements=string

Customization options for the FortiGuard DNS service.

Choices:

  • include-question-section

sdns_server_ip

list / elements=string

IP address of the FortiGuard DNS rating server.

sdns_server_port

integer

Port to connect to on the FortiGuard DNS rating server.

service_account_id

string

Service account ID.

source_ip

string

Source IPv4 address used to communicate with FortiGuard.

source_ip6

string

Source IPv6 address used to communicate with FortiGuard.

update_build_proxy

string

Enable/disable proxy dictionary rebuild.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

update_extdb

string

Enable/disable external resource update.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

update_ffdb

string

Enable/disable Internet Service Database update.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

update_server_location

string

Location from which to receive FortiGuard updates.

Choices:

  • automatic

  • usa

  • eu

  • any

update_uwdb

string

Enable/disable allowlist update.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

vdom

string

FortiGuard Service virtual domain name. Source system.vdom.name.

videofilter_expiration

integer

Expiration date of the FortiGuard video filter contract.

videofilter_license

integer

Interval of time between license checks for the FortiGuard video filter contract.

webfilter_cache

string

Enable/disable FortiGuard web filter caching.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

webfilter_cache_ttl

integer

Time-to-live for web filter cache entries in seconds (300 - 86400).

webfilter_expiration

integer

Expiration date of the FortiGuard web filter contract.

webfilter_force_off

string

Enable/disable turning off the FortiGuard web filtering service.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

webfilter_license

integer

Interval of time between license checks for the FortiGuard web filter contract.

webfilter_timeout

integer

Web filter query time out (1 - 30 sec).

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 FortiGuard services.
    fortios_system_fortiguard:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      system_fortiguard:
        antispam_cache: "enable"
        antispam_cache_mpercent: "4"
        antispam_cache_ttl: "5"
        antispam_expiration: "6"
        antispam_force_off: "enable"
        antispam_license: "8"
        antispam_timeout: "9"
        anycast_sdns_server_ip: "<your_own_value>"
        anycast_sdns_server_port: "11"
        auto_join_forticloud: "enable"
        ddns_server_ip: "<your_own_value>"
        ddns_server_ip6: "<your_own_value>"
        ddns_server_port: "15"
        fortiguard_anycast: "enable"
        fortiguard_anycast_source: "fortinet"
        interface: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
        interface_select_method: "auto"
        load_balance_servers: "20"
        outbreak_prevention_cache: "enable"
        outbreak_prevention_cache_mpercent: "22"
        outbreak_prevention_cache_ttl: "23"
        outbreak_prevention_expiration: "24"
        outbreak_prevention_force_off: "enable"
        outbreak_prevention_license: "26"
        outbreak_prevention_timeout: "27"
        persistent_connection: "enable"
        port: "8888"
        protocol: "udp"
        proxy_password: "<your_own_value>"
        proxy_server_ip: "<your_own_value>"
        proxy_server_port: "33"
        proxy_username: "<your_own_value>"
        sandbox_region: "<your_own_value>"
        sdns_options: "include-question-section"
        sdns_server_ip: "<your_own_value>"
        sdns_server_port: "38"
        service_account_id: "<your_own_value>"
        source_ip: "84.230.14.43"
        source_ip6: "<your_own_value>"
        update_build_proxy: "enable"
        update_extdb: "enable"
        update_ffdb: "enable"
        update_server_location: "automatic"
        update_uwdb: "enable"
        vdom: "<your_own_value> (source system.vdom.name)"
        videofilter_expiration: "48"
        videofilter_license: "49"
        webfilter_cache: "enable"
        webfilter_cache_ttl: "51"
        webfilter_expiration: "52"
        webfilter_force_off: "enable"
        webfilter_license: "54"
        webfilter_timeout: "55"

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)