fortinet.fortios.fortios_wireless_controller_global – Configure wireless controller global settings in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate.

Note

This plugin is part of the fortinet.fortios collection (version 2.1.3).

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_wireless_controller_global.

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 wireless_controller feature and global 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.
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
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Add or delete a member under specified attribute path.
When member_state is specified, the state option is ignored.
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.
wireless_controller_global
dictionary
Configure wireless controller global settings.
ap_log_server
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable configuring APs or FortiAPs to send log messages to a syslog server .
ap_log_server_ip
string
IP address that APs or FortiAPs send log messages to.
ap_log_server_port
integer
Port that APs or FortiAPs send log messages to.
control_message_offload
list / elements=string
    Choices:
  • ebp-frame
  • aeroscout-tag
  • ap-list
  • sta-list
  • sta-cap-list
  • stats
  • aeroscout-mu
  • sta-health
  • spectral-analysis
Configure CAPWAP control message data channel offload.
data_ethernet_II
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Configure the wireless controller to use Ethernet II or 802.3 frames with 802.3 data tunnel mode .
discovery_mc_addr
string
Multicast IP address for AP discovery .
fiapp_eth_type
integer
Ethernet type for Fortinet Inter-Access Point Protocol (IAPP), or IEEE 802.11f, packets (0 - 65535).
image_download
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable WTP image download at join time.
ipsec_base_ip
string
Base IP address for IPsec VPN tunnels between the access points and the wireless controller .
link_aggregation
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable calculating the CAPWAP transmit hash to load balance sessions to link aggregation nodes .
location
string
Description of the location of the wireless controller.
max_clients
integer
Maximum number of clients that can connect simultaneously .
max_retransmit
integer
Maximum number of tunnel packet retransmissions (0 - 64).
mesh_eth_type
integer
Mesh Ethernet identifier included in backhaul packets (0 - 65535).
name
string
Name of the wireless controller.
rogue_scan_mac_adjacency
integer
Maximum numerical difference between an AP"s Ethernet and wireless MAC values to match for rogue detection (0 - 31).
tunnel_mode
string
    Choices:
  • compatible
  • strict
Compatible/strict tunnel mode.
wtp_share
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable sharing of WTPs between VDOMs.

Notes

Note

  • Legacy fortiosapi has been deprecated, httpapi is the preferred way to run playbooks

Examples

- collections:
  - fortinet.fortios
  connection: httpapi
  hosts: fortigate01
  vars:
    ansible_httpapi_port: 443
    ansible_httpapi_use_ssl: true
    ansible_httpapi_validate_certs: false
    vdom: root
  tasks:
  - name: fortios_wireless_controller_global
    fortios_wireless_controller_global:
      vdom: root
      wireless_controller_global:
        ap_log_server: disable
        ap_log_server_ip: 0.0.0.0
        ap_log_server_port: 0
        control_message_offload: ebp-frame
        data_ethernet_ii: enable
        discovery_mc_addr: 224.0.1.140
        fiapp_eth_type: 5252
        image_download: enable
        ipsec_base_ip: 169.254.0.1
        link_aggregation: disable
        max_clients: 0
        max_retransmit: 3
        mesh_eth_type: 8755
        rogue_scan_mac_adjacency: 7
        wtp_share: 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)

  • Jie Xue (@JieX19)

  • Hongbin Lu (@fgtdev-hblu)

  • Frank Shen (@frankshen01)

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)

  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)