fortinet.fortios.fortios_wanopt_profile – Configure WAN optimization profiles 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_wanopt_profile.

New in version 2.8: of fortinet.fortios

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS (FOS) device by allowing the user to set and modify wanopt feature and profile 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
added in 2.9 of fortinet.fortios
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Ensures FortiGate certificate must be verified by a proper CA.
state
string
added in 2.9 of fortinet.fortios
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Indicates whether to create or remove the object. This attribute was present already in previous version in a deeper level. It has been moved out to this outer level.
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.
wanopt_profile
dictionary
Configure WAN optimization profiles.
auth_group
string
Optionally add an authentication group to restrict access to the WAN Optimization tunnel to peers in the authentication group. Source wanopt.auth-group.name.
cifs
dictionary
Enable/disable CIFS (Windows sharing) WAN Optimization and configure CIFS WAN Optimization features.
byte_caching
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable byte-caching for HTTP. Byte caching reduces the amount of traffic by caching file data sent across the WAN and in future serving if from the cache.
log_traffic
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable logging.
port
integer
Single port number or port number range for CIFS. Only packets with a destination port number that matches this port number or range are accepted by this profile.
prefer_chunking
string
    Choices:
  • dynamic
  • fix
Select dynamic or fixed-size data chunking for HTTP WAN Optimization.
secure_tunnel
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable securing the WAN Opt tunnel using SSL. Secure and non-secure tunnels use the same TCP port (7810).
status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable HTTP WAN Optimization.
tunnel_sharing
string
    Choices:
  • private
  • shared
  • express-shared
Tunnel sharing mode for aggressive/non-aggressive and/or interactive/non-interactive protocols.
comments
string
Comment.
ftp
dictionary
Enable/disable FTP WAN Optimization and configure FTP WAN Optimization features.
byte_caching
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable byte-caching for HTTP. Byte caching reduces the amount of traffic by caching file data sent across the WAN and in future serving if from the cache.
log_traffic
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable logging.
port
integer
Single port number or port number range for FTP. Only packets with a destination port number that matches this port number or range are accepted by this profile.
prefer_chunking
string
    Choices:
  • dynamic
  • fix
Select dynamic or fixed-size data chunking for HTTP WAN Optimization.
secure_tunnel
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable securing the WAN Opt tunnel using SSL. Secure and non-secure tunnels use the same TCP port (7810).
status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable HTTP WAN Optimization.
tunnel_sharing
string
    Choices:
  • private
  • shared
  • express-shared
Tunnel sharing mode for aggressive/non-aggressive and/or interactive/non-interactive protocols.
http
dictionary
Enable/disable HTTP WAN Optimization and configure HTTP WAN Optimization features.
byte_caching
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable byte-caching for HTTP. Byte caching reduces the amount of traffic by caching file data sent across the WAN and in future serving if from the cache.
log_traffic
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable logging.
port
integer
Single port number or port number range for HTTP. Only packets with a destination port number that matches this port number or range are accepted by this profile.
prefer_chunking
string
    Choices:
  • dynamic
  • fix
Select dynamic or fixed-size data chunking for HTTP WAN Optimization.
secure_tunnel
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable securing the WAN Opt tunnel using SSL. Secure and non-secure tunnels use the same TCP port (7810).
ssl
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable SSL/TLS offloading (hardware acceleration) for HTTPS traffic in this tunnel.
ssl_port
integer
Port on which to expect HTTPS traffic for SSL/TLS offloading.
status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable HTTP WAN Optimization.
tunnel_non_http
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Configure how to process non-HTTP traffic when a profile configured for HTTP traffic accepts a non-HTTP session. Can occur if an application sends non-HTTP traffic using an HTTP destination port.
tunnel_sharing
string
    Choices:
  • private
  • shared
  • express-shared
Tunnel sharing mode for aggressive/non-aggressive and/or interactive/non-interactive protocols.
unknown_http_version
string
    Choices:
  • reject
  • tunnel
  • best-effort
How to handle HTTP sessions that do not comply with HTTP 0.9, 1.0, or 1.1.
mapi
dictionary
Enable/disable MAPI email WAN Optimization and configure MAPI WAN Optimization features.
byte_caching
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable byte-caching for HTTP. Byte caching reduces the amount of traffic by caching file data sent across the WAN and in future serving if from the cache.
log_traffic
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable logging.
port
integer
Single port number or port number range for MAPI. Only packets with a destination port number that matches this port number or range are accepted by this profile.
secure_tunnel
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable securing the WAN Opt tunnel using SSL. Secure and non-secure tunnels use the same TCP port (7810).
status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable HTTP WAN Optimization.
tunnel_sharing
string
    Choices:
  • private
  • shared
  • express-shared
Tunnel sharing mode for aggressive/non-aggressive and/or interactive/non-interactive protocols.
name
string / required
Profile name.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Deprecated
Starting with Ansible 2.9 we recommend using the top-level 'state' parameter.

Indicates whether to create or remove the object.
tcp
dictionary
Enable/disable TCP WAN Optimization and configure TCP WAN Optimization features.
byte_caching
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable byte-caching for HTTP. Byte caching reduces the amount of traffic by caching file data sent across the WAN and in future serving if from the cache.
byte_caching_opt
string
    Choices:
  • mem-only
  • mem-disk
Select whether TCP byte-caching uses system memory only or both memory and disk space.
log_traffic
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable logging.
port
string
Single port number or port number range for TCP. Only packets with a destination port number that matches this port number or range are accepted by this profile.
secure_tunnel
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable securing the WAN Opt tunnel using SSL. Secure and non-secure tunnels use the same TCP port (7810).
ssl
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable SSL/TLS offloading.
ssl_port
integer
Port on which to expect HTTPS traffic for SSL/TLS offloading.
status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable HTTP WAN Optimization.
tunnel_sharing
string
    Choices:
  • private
  • shared
  • express-shared
Tunnel sharing mode for aggressive/non-aggressive and/or interactive/non-interactive protocols.
transparent
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable transparent mode.

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 WAN optimization profiles.
    fortios_wanopt_profile:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      state: "present"
      wanopt_profile:
        auth_group: "<your_own_value> (source wanopt.auth-group.name)"
        cifs:
            byte_caching: "enable"
            log_traffic: "enable"
            port: "7"
            prefer_chunking: "dynamic"
            secure_tunnel: "enable"
            status: "enable"
            tunnel_sharing: "private"
        comments: "<your_own_value>"
        ftp:
            byte_caching: "enable"
            log_traffic: "enable"
            port: "16"
            prefer_chunking: "dynamic"
            secure_tunnel: "enable"
            status: "enable"
            tunnel_sharing: "private"
        http:
            byte_caching: "enable"
            log_traffic: "enable"
            port: "24"
            prefer_chunking: "dynamic"
            secure_tunnel: "enable"
            ssl: "enable"
            ssl_port: "28"
            status: "enable"
            tunnel_non_http: "enable"
            tunnel_sharing: "private"
            unknown_http_version: "reject"
        mapi:
            byte_caching: "enable"
            log_traffic: "enable"
            port: "36"
            secure_tunnel: "enable"
            status: "enable"
            tunnel_sharing: "private"
        name: "default_name_40"
        tcp:
            byte_caching: "enable"
            byte_caching_opt: "mem-only"
            log_traffic: "enable"
            port: "<your_own_value>"
            secure_tunnel: "enable"
            ssl: "enable"
            ssl_port: "48"
            status: "enable"
            tunnel_sharing: "private"
        transparent: "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)

  • Hongbin Lu (@fgtdev-hblu)

  • Frank Shen (@frankshen01)

  • Jie Xue (@JieX19)

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)

  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)