fortinet.fortios.fortios_user_local module – Configure local users 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. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

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

New in fortinet.fortios 2.0.0

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS (FOS) device by allowing the user to set and modify user feature and local 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:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

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"

state

string / required

Indicates whether to create or remove the object.

Choices:

  • "present"

  • "absent"

user_local

dictionary

Configure local users.

auth_concurrent_override

string

Enable/disable overriding the policy-auth-concurrent under config system global.

Choices:

  • "enable"

  • "disable"

auth_concurrent_value

integer

Maximum number of concurrent logins permitted from the same user.

authtimeout

integer

Time in minutes before the authentication timeout for a user is reached.

email_to

string

Two-factor recipient”s email address.

fortitoken

string

Two-factor recipient”s FortiToken serial number. Source user.fortitoken.serial-number.

id

integer

User ID.

ldap_server

string

Name of LDAP server with which the user must authenticate. Source user.ldap.name.

name

string / required

User name.

passwd

string

User”s password.

passwd_policy

string

Password policy to apply to this user, as defined in config user password-policy. Source user.password-policy.name.

passwd_time

string

Time of the last password update.

ppk_identity

string

IKEv2 Postquantum Preshared Key Identity.

ppk_secret

string

IKEv2 Postquantum Preshared Key (ASCII string or hexadecimal encoded with a leading 0x).

radius_server

string

Name of RADIUS server with which the user must authenticate. Source user.radius.name.

sms_custom_server

string

Two-factor recipient”s SMS server. Source system.sms-server.name.

sms_phone

string

Two-factor recipient”s mobile phone number.

sms_server

string

Send SMS through FortiGuard or other external server.

Choices:

  • "fortiguard"

  • "custom"

status

string

Enable/disable allowing the local user to authenticate with the FortiGate unit.

Choices:

  • "enable"

  • "disable"

tacacs+_server

string

Name of TACACS+ server with which the user must authenticate. Source user.tacacs+.name.

two_factor

string

Enable/disable two-factor authentication.

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "fortitoken"

  • "fortitoken-cloud"

  • "email"

  • "sms"

two_factor_authentication

string

Authentication method by FortiToken Cloud.

Choices:

  • "fortitoken"

  • "email"

  • "sms"

two_factor_notification

string

Notification method for user activation by FortiToken Cloud.

Choices:

  • "email"

  • "sms"

type

string

Authentication method.

Choices:

  • "password"

  • "radius"

  • "tacacs+"

  • "ldap"

username_case_sensitivity

string

Enable/disable case sensitivity when performing username matching (uppercase and lowercase letters are treated either as distinct or equivalent).

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

username_sensitivity

string

Enable/disable case and accent sensitivity when performing username matching (accents are stripped and case is ignored when disabled).

Choices:

  • "disable"

  • "enable"

workstation

string

Name of the remote user workstation, if you want to limit the user to authenticate only from a particular workstation.

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 local users.
    fortios_user_local:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      state: "present"
      access_token: "<your_own_value>"
      user_local:
        auth_concurrent_override: "enable"
        auth_concurrent_value: "4"
        authtimeout: "5"
        email_to: "<your_own_value>"
        fortitoken: "<your_own_value> (source user.fortitoken.serial-number)"
        id:  "8"
        ldap_server: "<your_own_value> (source user.ldap.name)"
        name: "default_name_10"
        passwd: "<your_own_value>"
        passwd_policy: "<your_own_value> (source user.password-policy.name)"
        passwd_time: "<your_own_value>"
        ppk_identity: "<your_own_value>"
        ppk_secret: "<your_own_value>"
        radius_server: "<your_own_value> (source user.radius.name)"
        sms_custom_server: "<your_own_value> (source system.sms-server.name)"
        sms_phone: "<your_own_value>"
        sms_server: "fortiguard"
        status: "enable"
        tacacs+_server: "<your_own_value> (source user.tacacs+.name)"
        two_factor: "disable"
        two_factor_authentication: "fortitoken"
        two_factor_notification: "email"
        type: "password"
        username_case_sensitivity: "disable"
        username_sensitivity: "disable"
        workstation: "<your_own_value>"

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)