fortinet.fortios.fortios_system_gre_tunnel – Configure GRE tunnel in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate.

Note

This plugin is part of the fortinet.fortios collection.

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

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

New in version 2.9: 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 gre_tunnel 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
host
string
FortiOS or FortiGate IP address.
https
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Indicates if the requests towards FortiGate must use HTTPS protocol.
password
string
Default:
""
FortiOS or FortiGate password.
ssl_verify
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Ensures FortiGate certificate must be verified by a proper CA.
state
string / required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Indicates whether to create or remove the object.
system_gre_tunnel
dictionary
Configure GRE tunnel.
checksum_reception
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable validating checksums in received GRE packets.
checksum_transmission
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable including checksums in transmitted GRE packets.
dscp_copying
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable DSCP copying.
interface
string
Interface name. Source system.interface.name.
ip_version
string
    Choices:
  • 4
  • 6
IP version to use for VPN interface.
keepalive_failtimes
integer
Number of consecutive unreturned keepalive messages before a GRE connection is considered down (1 - 255).
keepalive_interval
integer
Keepalive message interval (0 - 32767, 0 = disabled).
key_inbound
integer
Require received GRE packets contain this key (0 - 4294967295).
key_outbound
integer
Include this key in transmitted GRE packets (0 - 4294967295).
local_gw
string
IP address of the local gateway.
local_gw6
string
IPv6 address of the local gateway.
name
string / required
Tunnel name.
remote_gw
string
IP address of the remote gateway.
remote_gw6
string
IPv6 address of the remote gateway.
sequence_number_reception
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable validating sequence numbers in received GRE packets.
sequence_number_transmission
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable including of sequence numbers in transmitted GRE packets.
username
string
FortiOS or FortiGate username.
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 GRE tunnel.
    fortios_system_gre_tunnel:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      state: "present"
      system_gre_tunnel:
        checksum_reception: "disable"
        checksum_transmission: "disable"
        dscp_copying: "disable"
        interface: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
        ip_version: "4"
        keepalive_failtimes: "8"
        keepalive_interval: "9"
        key_inbound: "10"
        key_outbound: "11"
        local_gw: "<your_own_value>"
        local_gw6: "<your_own_value>"
        name: "default_name_14"
        remote_gw: "<your_own_value>"
        remote_gw6: "<your_own_value>"
        sequence_number_reception: "disable"
        sequence_number_transmission: "disable"

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)

  • Hongbin Lu (@fgtdev-hblu)

  • Frank Shen (@frankshen01)

  • Jie Xue (@JieX19)

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)

  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)