fortios_report_layout – Report layout configuration 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 set and modify report feature and layout category. Examples include all parameters and values 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
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.
report_layout
-
Default:
null
Report layout configuration.
body-item
-
Configure report body item.
chart
-
Report item chart name.
chart-options
-
    Choices:
  • include-no-data
  • hide-title
  • show-caption
Report chart options.
column
-
Report section column number.
content
-
Report item text content.
description
-
Description.
drill-down-items
-
Control how drill down charts are shown.
drill-down-types
-
Control whether keys from the parent being combined or not.
hide
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable hide item in report.
id
- / required
Report item ID.
img-src
-
Report item image file name.
list
-
Configure report list item.
content
-
List entry content.
id
- / required
List entry ID.
list-component
-
    Choices:
  • bullet
  • numbered
Report item list component.
misc-component
-
    Choices:
  • hline
  • page-break
  • column-break
  • section-start
Report item miscellaneous component.
parameters
-
Parameters.
id
- / required
ID.
name
-
Field name that match field of parameters defined in dataset.
value
-
Value to replace corresponding field of parameters defined in dataset.
style
-
Report item style.
table-caption-style
-
Table chart caption style.
table-column-widths
-
Report item table column widths.
table-even-row-style
-
Table chart even row style.
table-head-style
-
Table chart head style.
table-odd-row-style
-
Table chart odd row style.
text-component
-
    Choices:
  • text
  • heading1
  • heading2
  • heading3
Report item text component.
title
-
Report section title.
top-n
-
Value of top.
type
-
    Choices:
  • text
  • image
  • chart
  • misc
Report item type.
cutoff-option
-
    Choices:
  • run-time
  • custom
Cutoff-option is either run-time or custom.
cutoff-time
-
Custom cutoff time to generate report [hh:mm].
day
-
    Choices:
  • sunday
  • monday
  • tuesday
  • wednesday
  • thursday
  • friday
  • saturday
Schedule days of week to generate report.
description
-
Description.
email-recipients
-
Email recipients for generated reports.
email-send
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable sending emails after reports are generated.
format
-
    Choices:
  • pdf
Report format.
max-pdf-report
-
Maximum number of PDF reports to keep at one time (oldest report is overwritten).
name
- / required
Report layout name.
options
-
    Choices:
  • include-table-of-content
  • auto-numbering-heading
  • view-chart-as-heading
  • show-html-navbar-before-heading
  • dummy-option
Report layout options.
page
-
Configure report page.
column-break-before
-
    Choices:
  • heading1
  • heading2
  • heading3
Report page auto column break before heading.
footer
-
Configure report page footer.
footer-item
-
Configure report footer item.
content
-
Report item text content.
description
-
Description.
id
- / required
Report item ID.
img-src
-
Report item image file name.
style
-
Report item style.
type
-
    Choices:
  • text
  • image
Report item type.
style
-
Report footer style.
header
-
Configure report page header.
header-item
-
Configure report header item.
content
-
Report item text content.
description
-
Description.
id
- / required
Report item ID.
img-src
-
Report item image file name.
style
-
Report item style.
type
-
    Choices:
  • text
  • image
Report item type.
style
-
Report header style.
options
-
    Choices:
  • header-on-first-page
  • footer-on-first-page
Report page options.
page-break-before
-
    Choices:
  • heading1
  • heading2
  • heading3
Report page auto page break before heading.
paper
-
    Choices:
  • a4
  • letter
Report page paper.
schedule-type
-
    Choices:
  • demand
  • daily
  • weekly
Report schedule type.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
Indicates whether to create or remove the object
style-theme
-
Report style theme.
subtitle
-
Report subtitle.
time
-
Schedule time to generate report [hh:mm].
title
-
Report title.
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: Report layout configuration.
    fortios_report_layout:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      https: "False"
      report_layout:
        state: "present"
        body-item:
         -
            chart: "<your_own_value>"
            chart-options: "include-no-data"
            column: "6"
            content: "<your_own_value>"
            description: "<your_own_value>"
            drill-down-items: "<your_own_value>"
            drill-down-types: "<your_own_value>"
            hide: "enable"
            id:  "12"
            img-src: "<your_own_value>"
            list:
             -
                content: "<your_own_value>"
                id:  "16"
            list-component: "bullet"
            misc-component: "hline"
            parameters:
             -
                id:  "20"
                name: "default_name_21"
                value: "<your_own_value>"
            style: "<your_own_value>"
            table-caption-style: "<your_own_value>"
            table-column-widths: "<your_own_value>"
            table-even-row-style: "<your_own_value>"
            table-head-style: "<your_own_value>"
            table-odd-row-style: "<your_own_value>"
            text-component: "text"
            title: "<your_own_value>"
            top-n: "31"
            type: "text"
        cutoff-option: "run-time"
        cutoff-time: "<your_own_value>"
        day: "sunday"
        description: "<your_own_value>"
        email-recipients: "<your_own_value>"
        email-send: "enable"
        format: "pdf"
        max-pdf-report: "40"
        name: "default_name_41"
        options: "include-table-of-content"
        page:
            column-break-before: "heading1"
            footer:
                footer-item:
                 -
                    content: "<your_own_value>"
                    description: "<your_own_value>"
                    id:  "49"
                    img-src: "<your_own_value>"
                    style: "<your_own_value>"
                    type: "text"
                style: "<your_own_value>"
            header:
                header-item:
                 -
                    content: "<your_own_value>"
                    description: "<your_own_value>"
                    id:  "58"
                    img-src: "<your_own_value>"
                    style: "<your_own_value>"
                    type: "text"
                style: "<your_own_value>"
            options: "header-on-first-page"
            page-break-before: "heading1"
            paper: "a4"
        schedule-type: "demand"
        style-theme: "<your_own_value>"
        subtitle: "<your_own_value>"
        time: "<your_own_value>"
        title: "<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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