fortinet.fortios.fortios_system_password_policy – Configure password policy for locally defined administrator passwords and IPsec VPN pre-shared keys in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate.

Note

This plugin is part of the fortinet.fortios collection (version 2.0.1).

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

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

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 password_policy 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_password_policy
dictionary
Configure password policy for locally defined administrator passwords and IPsec VPN pre-shared keys.
apply_to
list / elements=string
    Choices:
  • admin-password
  • ipsec-preshared-key
Apply password policy to administrator passwords or IPsec pre-shared keys or both. Separate entries with a space.
change_4_characters
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable changing at least 4 characters for a new password (This attribute overrides reuse-password if both are enabled).
expire_day
integer
Number of days after which passwords expire (1 - 999 days).
expire_status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable password expiration.
min_lower_case_letter
integer
Minimum number of lowercase characters in password (0 - 128).
min_non_alphanumeric
integer
Minimum number of non-alphanumeric characters in password (0 - 128).
min_number
integer
Minimum number of numeric characters in password (0 - 128).
min_upper_case_letter
integer
Minimum number of uppercase characters in password (0 - 128).
minimum_length
integer
Minimum password length (8 - 128).
reuse_password
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable reusing of password (if both reuse-password and change-4-characters are enabled, change-4-characters overrides).
status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable setting a password policy for locally defined administrator passwords and IPsec VPN pre-shared keys.
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 password policy for locally defined administrator passwords and IPsec VPN pre-shared keys.
    fortios_system_password_policy:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      system_password_policy:
        apply_to: "admin-password"
        change_4_characters: "enable"
        expire_day: "5"
        expire_status: "enable"
        min_lower_case_letter: "7"
        min_non_alphanumeric: "8"
        min_number: "9"
        min_upper_case_letter: "10"
        minimum_length: "11"
        reuse_password: "enable"
        status: "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)