fortios_firewall_ldb_monitor – Configure server load balancing health monitors 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 ldb_monitor 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_ldb_monitor
-
Default:
null
Configure server load balancing health monitors.
http-get
-
URL used to send a GET request to check the health of an HTTP server.
http-match
-
String to match the value expected in response to an HTTP-GET request.
http-max-redirects
-
The maximum number of HTTP redirects to be allowed (0 - 5, default = 0).
interval
-
Time between health checks (5 - 65635 sec, default = 10).
name
- / required
Monitor name.
port
-
Service port used to perform the health check. If 0, health check monitor inherits port configured for the server (0 - 65635, default = 0).
retry
-
Number health check attempts before the server is considered down (1 - 255, default = 3).
state
-
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Indicates whether to create or remove the object
timeout
-
Time to wait to receive response to a health check from a server. Reaching the timeout means the health check failed (1 - 255 sec, default = 2).
type
-
    Choices:
  • ping
  • tcp
  • http
  • passive-sip
Select the Monitor type used by the health check monitor to check the health of the server (PING | TCP | HTTP).
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 server load balancing health monitors.
    fortios_firewall_ldb_monitor:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      firewall_ldb_monitor:
        state: "present"
        http-get: "<your_own_value>"
        http-match: "<your_own_value>"
        http-max-redirects: "5"
        interval: "6"
        name: "default_name_7"
        port: "8"
        retry: "9"
        timeout: "10"
        type: "ping"

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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