fortios_firewall_sniffer – Configure sniffer 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 sniffer 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_sniffer
-
Default:
null
Configure sniffer.
anomaly
-
Configuration method to edit Denial of Service (DoS) anomaly settings.
action
-
    Choices:
  • pass
  • block
Action taken when the threshold is reached.
log
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable anomaly logging.
name
- / required
Anomaly name.
quarantine
-
    Choices:
  • none
  • attacker
Quarantine method.
quarantine-expiry
-
Duration of quarantine. (Format
quarantine-log
-
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable quarantine logging.
status
-
    Choices:
  • disable
  • enable
Enable/disable this anomaly.
threshold
-
Anomaly threshold. Number of detected instances per minute that triggers the anomaly action.
threshold(default)
-
Number of detected instances per minute which triggers action (1 - 2147483647, default = 1000). Note that each anomaly has a different threshold value assigned to it.
application-list
-
Name of an existing application list. Source application.list.name.
application-list-status
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable application control profile.
av-profile
-
Name of an existing antivirus profile. Source antivirus.profile.name.
av-profile-status
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable antivirus profile.
dlp-sensor
-
Name of an existing DLP sensor. Source dlp.sensor.name.
dlp-sensor-status
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable DLP sensor.
dsri
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable DSRI.
host
-
Hosts to filter for in sniffer traffic (Format examples: 1.1.1.1, 2.2.2.0/24, 3.3.3.3/255.255.255.0, 4.4.4.0-4.4.4.240).
id
- / required
Sniffer ID.
interface
-
Interface name that traffic sniffing will take place on. Source system.interface.name.
ips-dos-status
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable IPS DoS anomaly detection.
ips-sensor
-
Name of an existing IPS sensor. Source ips.sensor.name.
ips-sensor-status
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable IPS sensor.
ipv6
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable sniffing IPv6 packets.
logtraffic
-
    Choices:
  • all
  • utm
  • disable
Either log all sessions, only sessions that have a security profile applied, or disable all logging for this policy.
max-packet-count
-
Maximum packet count (1 - 1000000, default = 10000).
non-ip
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable sniffing non-IP packets.
port
-
Ports to sniff (Format examples: 10, :20, 30:40, 50-, 100-200).
protocol
-
Integer value for the protocol type as defined by IANA (0 - 255).
scan-botnet-connections
-
    Choices:
  • disable
  • block
  • monitor
Enable/disable scanning of connections to Botnet servers.
spamfilter-profile
-
Name of an existing spam filter profile. Source spamfilter.profile.name.
spamfilter-profile-status
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable spam filter.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Indicates whether to create or remove the object
status
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable the active status of the sniffer.
vlan
-
List of VLANs to sniff.
webfilter-profile
-
Name of an existing web filter profile. Source webfilter.profile.name.
webfilter-profile-status
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable web filter profile.
host
- / required
FortiOS or FortiGate ip adress.
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 sniffer.
    fortios_firewall_sniffer:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      https: "False"
      firewall_sniffer:
        state: "present"
        anomaly:
         -
            action: "pass"
            log: "enable"
            name: "default_name_6"
            quarantine: "none"
            quarantine-expiry: "<your_own_value>"
            quarantine-log: "disable"
            status: "disable"
            threshold: "11"
            threshold(default): "12"
        application-list: "<your_own_value> (source application.list.name)"
        application-list-status: "enable"
        av-profile: "<your_own_value> (source antivirus.profile.name)"
        av-profile-status: "enable"
        dlp-sensor: "<your_own_value> (source dlp.sensor.name)"
        dlp-sensor-status: "enable"
        dsri: "enable"
        host: "myhostname"
        id:  "21"
        interface: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
        ips-dos-status: "enable"
        ips-sensor: "<your_own_value> (source ips.sensor.name)"
        ips-sensor-status: "enable"
        ipv6: "enable"
        logtraffic: "all"
        max-packet-count: "28"
        non-ip: "enable"
        port: "<your_own_value>"
        protocol: "<your_own_value>"
        scan-botnet-connections: "disable"
        spamfilter-profile: "<your_own_value> (source spamfilter.profile.name)"
        spamfilter-profile-status: "enable"
        status: "enable"
        vlan: "<your_own_value>"
        webfilter-profile: "<your_own_value> (source webfilter.profile.name)"
        webfilter-profile-status: "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


Status

Authors

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

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