fortios_firewall_dnstranslation – Configure DNS translation in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS by allowing the user to configure firewall feature and dnstranslation category. Examples includes all options and need to be adjusted to datasources before usage. Tested with FOS v6.0.2

Requirements

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

  • fortiosapi>=0.9.8

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
firewall_dnstranslation
-
Default:
null
Configure DNS translation.
dst
-
IPv4 address or subnet on the external network to substitute for the resolved address in DNS query replies. Can be single IP address or subnet on the external network, but number of addresses must equal number of mapped IP addresses in src.
id
- / required
ID.
netmask
-
If src and dst are subnets rather than single IP addresses, enter the netmask for both src and dst.
src
-
IPv4 address or subnet on the internal network to compare with the resolved address in DNS query replies. If the resolved address matches, the resolved address is substituted with dst.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Indicates whether to create or remove the object
host
- / required
FortiOS or FortiGate ip address.
https
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Indicates if the requests towards FortiGate must use HTTPS protocol
password
-
Default:
""
FortiOS or FortiGate password.
username
- / required
FortiOS or FortiGate username.
vdom
-
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

  • Requires fortiosapi library developed by Fortinet
  • Run as a local_action in your playbook

Examples

- hosts: localhost
  vars:
   host: "192.168.122.40"
   username: "admin"
   password: ""
   vdom: "root"
  tasks:
  - name: Configure DNS translation.
    fortios_firewall_dnstranslation:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      firewall_dnstranslation:
        state: "present"
        dst: "<your_own_value>"
        id:  "4"
        netmask: "<your_own_value>"
        src: "<your_own_value>"

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


Status

Authors

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)
  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)

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