fortinet.fortios.fortios_system_npu module – Configure NPU attributes 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_npu.

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 npu 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_npu

dictionary

Configure NPU attributes.

capwap_offload

string

Enable/disable offloading managed FortiAP and FortiLink CAPWAP sessions.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

dedicated_management_affinity

string

Affinity setting for management deamons (hexadecimal value up to 256 bits in the format of xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx).

dedicated_management_cpu

string

Enable to dedicate one CPU for GUI and CLI connections when NPs are busy.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

fastpath

string

Enable/disable NP6 offloading (also called fast path).

Choices:

  • disable

  • enable

gtp_enhanced_cpu_range

string

GTP enhanced CPU range option.

Choices:

  • 0

  • 1

  • 2

gtp_enhanced_mode

string

Enable/disable GTP enhanced mode.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

intf_shaping_offload

string

Enable/disable NPU offload when doing interface-based traffic shaping according to the egress-shaping-profile.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

ipsec_dec_subengine_mask

string

IPsec decryption subengine mask (0x1 - 0xff).

ipsec_enc_subengine_mask

string

IPsec encryption subengine mask (0x1 - 0xff).

ipsec_inbound_cache

string

Enable/disable IPsec inbound cache for anti-replay.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

ipsec_mtu_override

string

Enable/disable NP6 IPsec MTU override.

Choices:

  • disable

  • enable

string

Enable/disable IPSEC over vlink.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

isf_np_queues

dictionary

Configure queues of switch port connected to NP6 XAUI on ingress path.

cos0

string

CoS profile name for CoS 0. Source system.isf-queue-profile.name.

cos1

string

CoS profile name for CoS 1. Source system.isf-queue-profile.name.

cos2

string

CoS profile name for CoS 2. Source system.isf-queue-profile.name.

cos3

string

CoS profile name for CoS 3. Source system.isf-queue-profile.name.

cos4

string

CoS profile name for CoS 4. Source system.isf-queue-profile.name.

cos5

string

CoS profile name for CoS 5. Source system.isf-queue-profile.name.

cos6

string

CoS profile name for CoS 6. Source system.isf-queue-profile.name.

cos7

string

CoS profile name for CoS 7. Source system.isf-queue-profile.name.

lag_out_port_select

string

Enable/disable LAG outgoing port selection based on incoming traffic port.

Choices:

  • disable

  • enable

mcast_session_accounting

string

Enable/disable traffic accounting for each multicast session through TAE counter.

Choices:

  • tpe-based

  • session-based

  • disable

port_cpu_map

list / elements=dictionary

Configure NPU interface to CPU core mapping.

cpu_core

string

The CPU core to map to an interface.

interface

string

The interface to map to a CPU core.

port_npu_map

list / elements=dictionary

Configure port to NPU group mapping.

interface

string

Set npu interface port to NPU group map.

npu_group_index

integer

Mapping NPU group index.

priority_protocol

string

Configure NPU priority protocol.

bfd

string

Enable/disable NPU BFD priority protocol.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

bgp

string

Enable/disable NPU BGP priority protocol.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

slbc

string

Enable/disable NPU SLBC priority protocol.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

qos_mode

string

QoS mode on switch and NP.

Choices:

  • disable

  • priority

  • round-robin

rdp_offload

string

Enable/disable rdp offload.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

session_denied_offload

string

Enable/disable offloading of denied sessions. Requires ses-denied-traffic to be set.

Choices:

  • disable

  • enable

sse_backpressure

string

Enable/disable sse backpressure.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

strip_clear_text_padding

string

Enable/disable stripping clear text padding.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

strip_esp_padding

string

Enable/disable stripping ESP padding.

Choices:

  • enable

  • disable

sw_eh_hash

dictionary

Configure switch enhanced hashing.

computation

string

Set hashing computation.

Choices:

  • xor16

  • xor8

  • xor4

  • crc16

destination_ip_lower_16

string

Include/exclude destination IP address lower 16 bits.

Choices:

  • include

  • exclude

destination_ip_upper_16

string

Include/exclude destination IP address upper 16 bits.

Choices:

  • include

  • exclude

destination_port

string

Include/exclude destination port if TCP/UDP.

Choices:

  • include

  • exclude

ip_protocol

string

Include/exclude IP protocol.

Choices:

  • include

  • exclude

netmask_length

integer

Network mask length.

source_ip_lower_16

string

Include/exclude source IP address lower 16 bits.

Choices:

  • include

  • exclude

source_ip_upper_16

string

Include/exclude source IP address upper 16 bits.

Choices:

  • include

  • exclude

source_port

string

Include/exclude source port if TCP/UDP.

Choices:

  • include

  • exclude

sw_np_bandwidth

string

Bandwidth from switch to NP.

Choices:

  • 0G

  • 2G

  • 4G

  • 5G

  • 6G

uesp_offload

string

Enable/disable UDP-encapsulated ESP offload .

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 NPU attributes.
    fortios_system_npu:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      system_npu:
        capwap_offload: "enable"
        dedicated_management_affinity: "<your_own_value>"
        dedicated_management_cpu: "enable"
        fastpath: "disable"
        gtp_enhanced_cpu_range: "0"
        gtp_enhanced_mode: "enable"
        intf_shaping_offload: "enable"
        ipsec_dec_subengine_mask: "<your_own_value>"
        ipsec_enc_subengine_mask: "<your_own_value>"
        ipsec_inbound_cache: "enable"
        ipsec_mtu_override: "disable"
        ipsec_over_vlink: "enable"
        isf_np_queues:
            cos0: "<your_own_value> (source system.isf-queue-profile.name)"
            cos1: "<your_own_value> (source system.isf-queue-profile.name)"
            cos2: "<your_own_value> (source system.isf-queue-profile.name)"
            cos3: "<your_own_value> (source system.isf-queue-profile.name)"
            cos4: "<your_own_value> (source system.isf-queue-profile.name)"
            cos5: "<your_own_value> (source system.isf-queue-profile.name)"
            cos6: "<your_own_value> (source system.isf-queue-profile.name)"
            cos7: "<your_own_value> (source system.isf-queue-profile.name)"
        lag_out_port_select: "disable"
        mcast_session_accounting: "tpe-based"
        port_cpu_map:
         -
            cpu_core: "<your_own_value>"
            interface: "<your_own_value>"
        port_npu_map:
         -
            interface: "<your_own_value>"
            npu_group_index: "31"
        priority_protocol:
            bfd: "enable"
            bgp: "enable"
            slbc: "enable"
        qos_mode: "disable"
        rdp_offload: "enable"
        session_denied_offload: "disable"
        sse_backpressure: "enable"
        strip_clear_text_padding: "enable"
        strip_esp_padding: "enable"
        sw_eh_hash:
            computation: "xor16"
            destination_ip_lower_16: "include"
            destination_ip_upper_16: "include"
            destination_port: "include"
            ip_protocol: "include"
            netmask_length: "48"
            source_ip_lower_16: "include"
            source_ip_upper_16: "include"
            source_port: "include"
        sw_np_bandwidth: "0G"
        uesp_offload: "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)