ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_firewall module – Manages firewall rules on Apache CloudStack based clouds.

Note

This module is part of the ngine_io.cloudstack collection (version 2.2.4).

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 ngine\_io.cloudstack. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_firewall.

New in ngine_io.cloudstack 0.1.0

Synopsis

  • Creates and removes firewall rules.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • python >= 2.6

  • cs >= 0.9.0

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

account

string

Account the firewall rule is related to.

api_http_method

string

HTTP method used to query the API endpoint.

If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_METHOD env variable is considered.

Choices:

  • "get" ← (default)

  • "post"

api_key

string / required

API key of the CloudStack API.

If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_KEY env variable is considered.

api_secret

string / required

Secret key of the CloudStack API.

If not set, the CLOUDSTACK_SECRET env variable is considered.

api_timeout

integer

HTTP timeout in seconds.

If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_TIMEOUT env variable is considered.

Default: 10

api_url

string / required

URL of the CloudStack API e.g. https://cloud.example.com/client/api.

If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_ENDPOINT env variable is considered.

api_verify_ssl_cert

string

Verify CA authority cert file.

If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_VERIFY env variable is considered.

cidrs

aliases: cidr

list / elements=string

List of CIDRs (full notation) to be used for firewall rule.

Since version 2.5, it is a list of CIDR.

Default: ["0.0.0.0/0"]

domain

string

Domain the firewall rule is related to.

end_port

integer

End port for this rule. Considered if protocol=tcp or protocol=udp.

If not specified, equal start_port.

icmp_code

integer

Error code for this icmp message.

Considered if protocol=icmp.

icmp_type

integer

Type of the icmp message being sent.

Considered if protocol=icmp.

ip_address

string

Public IP address the ingress rule is assigned to.

Required if type=ingress.

network

string

Network the egress rule is related to.

Required if type=egress.

poll_async

boolean

Poll async jobs until job has finished.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

project

string

Name of the project the firewall rule is related to.

protocol

string

Protocol of the firewall rule.

all is only available if type=egress.

Choices:

  • "tcp" ← (default)

  • "udp"

  • "icmp"

  • "all"

start_port

aliases: port

integer

Start port for this rule.

Considered if protocol=tcp or protocol=udp.

state

string

State of the firewall rule.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

tags

aliases: tag

list / elements=dictionary

List of tags. Tags are a list of dictionaries having keys key and value.

To delete all tags, set an empty list e.g. tags: [].

type

string

Type of the firewall rule.

Choices:

  • "ingress" ← (default)

  • "egress"

zone

string / required

Name of the zone in which the virtual machine is in.

Notes

Note

  • A detailed guide about cloudstack modules can be found in the CloudStack Cloud Guide.

  • This module supports check mode.

Examples

- name: Allow inbound port 80/tcp from 1.2.3.4 to 4.3.2.1
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_firewall:
    ip_address: 4.3.2.1
    zone: zone01
    port: 80
    cidr: 1.2.3.4/32

- name: Allow inbound tcp/udp port 53 to 4.3.2.1
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_firewall:
    ip_address: 4.3.2.1
    zone: zone01
    port: 53
    protocol: '{{ item }}'
  with_items:
  - tcp
  - udp

- name: Ensure firewall rule is removed
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_firewall:
    ip_address: 4.3.2.1
    zone: zone01
    start_port: 8000
    end_port: 8888
    cidr: 17.0.0.0/8
    state: absent

- name: Allow all outbound traffic
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_firewall:
    network: my_network
    zone: zone01
    type: egress
    protocol: all

- name: Allow only HTTP outbound traffic for an IP
  ngine_io.cloudstack.cs_firewall:
    network: my_network
    zone: zone01
    type: egress
    port: 80
    cidr: 10.101.1.20

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key

Description

cidr

string

CIDR string of the rule.

Returned: success

Sample: "0.0.0.0/0"

cidrs

list / elements=string

CIDR list of the rule.

Returned: success

Sample: ["0.0.0.0/0"]

end_port

integer

End port of the rule.

Returned: success

Sample: 80

icmp_code

integer

ICMP code of the rule.

Returned: success

Sample: 1

icmp_type

integer

ICMP type of the rule.

Returned: success

Sample: 1

id

string

UUID of the rule.

Returned: success

Sample: "04589590-ac63-4ffc-93f5-b698b8ac38b6"

ip_address

string

IP address of the rule if type=ingress

Returned: success

Sample: "10.100.212.10"

network

string

Name of the network if type=egress

Returned: success

Sample: "my_network"

protocol

string

Protocol of the rule.

Returned: success

Sample: "tcp"

start_port

integer

Start port of the rule.

Returned: success

Sample: 80

type

string

Type of the rule.

Returned: success

Sample: "ingress"

Authors

  • René Moser (@resmo)