fortios_system_central_management – Configure central management

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS by allowing the user to configure system feature and central_management 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
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.
system_central_management
-
Default:
null
Configure central management.
allow-monitor
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable allowing the central management server to remotely monitor this FortiGate
allow-push-configuration
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable allowing the central management server to push configuration changes to this FortiGate.
allow-push-firmware
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable allowing the central management server to push firmware updates to this FortiGate.
allow-remote-firmware-upgrade
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable remotely upgrading the firmware on this FortiGate from the central management server.
enc-algorithm
-
    Choices:
  • default
  • high
  • low
Encryption strength for communications between the FortiGate and central management.
fmg
-
IP address or FQDN of the FortiManager.
fmg-source-ip
-
IPv4 source address that this FortiGate uses when communicating with FortiManager.
fmg-source-ip6
-
IPv6 source address that this FortiGate uses when communicating with FortiManager.
include-default-servers
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable inclusion of public FortiGuard servers in the override server list.
mode
-
    Choices:
  • normal
  • backup
Central management mode.
schedule-config-restore
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable allowing the central management server to restore the configuration of this FortiGate.
schedule-script-restore
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable allowing the central management server to restore the scripts stored on this FortiGate.
serial-number
-
Serial number.
server-list
-
Additional servers that the FortiGate can use for updates (for AV, IPS, updates) and ratings (for web filter and antispam ratings) servers.
addr-type
-
    Choices:
  • ipv4
  • ipv6
  • fqdn
Indicate whether the FortiGate communicates with the override server using an IPv4 address, an IPv6 address or a FQDN.
fqdn
-
FQDN address of override server.
id
- / required
ID.
server-address
-
IPv4 address of override server.
server-address6
-
IPv6 address of override server.
server-type
-
    Choices:
  • update
  • rating
FortiGuard service type.
type
-
    Choices:
  • fortimanager
  • fortiguard
  • none
Central management type.
vdom
-
Virtual domain (VDOM) name to use when communicating with FortiManager. Source system.vdom.name.
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 central management.
    fortios_system_central_management:
      host:  "{{  host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{  vdom }}"
      system_central_management:
        allow-monitor: "enable"
        allow-push-configuration: "enable"
        allow-push-firmware: "enable"
        allow-remote-firmware-upgrade: "enable"
        enc-algorithm: "default"
        fmg: "<your_own_value>"
        fmg-source-ip: "<your_own_value>"
        fmg-source-ip6: "<your_own_value>"
        include-default-servers: "enable"
        mode: "normal"
        schedule-config-restore: "enable"
        schedule-script-restore: "enable"
        serial-number: "<your_own_value>"
        server-list:
         -
            addr-type: "ipv4"
            fqdn: "<your_own_value>"
            id:  "19"
            server-address: "<your_own_value>"
            server-address6: "<your_own_value>"
            server-type: "update"
        type: "fortimanager"
        vdom: "<your_own_value> (source system.vdom.name)"

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:
key1
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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