fortios_web_proxy_global – Configure Web proxy global settings 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 web_proxy feature and global 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.
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.
web_proxy_global
-
Default:
null
Configure Web proxy global settings.
fast-policy-match
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable fast matching algorithm for explicit and transparent proxy policy.
forward-proxy-auth
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable forwarding proxy authentication headers.
forward-server-affinity-timeout
-
Period of time before the source IP's traffic is no longer assigned to the forwarding server (6 - 60 min, default = 30).
learn-client-ip
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable learning the client's IP address from headers.
learn-client-ip-from-header
-
    Choices:
  • true-client-ip
  • x-real-ip
  • x-forwarded-for
Learn client IP address from the specified headers.
learn-client-ip-srcaddr
-
Source address name (srcaddr or srcaddr6 must be set).
name
- / required
Address name. Source firewall.address.name firewall.addrgrp.name.
learn-client-ip-srcaddr6
-
IPv6 Source address name (srcaddr or srcaddr6 must be set).
name
- / required
Address name. Source firewall.address6.name firewall.addrgrp6.name.
max-message-length
-
Maximum length of HTTP message, not including body (16 - 256 Kbytes, default = 32).
max-request-length
-
Maximum length of HTTP request line (2 - 64 Kbytes, default = 4).
max-waf-body-cache-length
-
Maximum length of HTTP messages processed by Web Application Firewall (WAF) (10 - 1024 Kbytes, default = 32).
proxy-fqdn
-
Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) that clients connect to (default = default.fqdn) to connect to the explicit web proxy.
strict-web-check
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable strict web checking to block web sites that send incorrect headers that don't conform to HTTP 1.1.
tunnel-non-http
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable allowing non-HTTP traffic. Allowed non-HTTP traffic is tunneled.
unknown-http-version
-
    Choices:
  • reject
  • tunnel
  • best-effort
Action to take when an unknown version of HTTP is encountered: reject, allow (tunnel), or proceed with best-effort.
webproxy-profile
-
Name of the web proxy profile to apply when explicit proxy traffic is allowed by default and traffic is accepted that does not match an explicit proxy policy. Source web-proxy.profile.name.

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 Web proxy global settings.
    fortios_web_proxy_global:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      https: "False"
      web_proxy_global:
        fast-policy-match: "enable"
        forward-proxy-auth: "enable"
        forward-server-affinity-timeout: "5"
        learn-client-ip: "enable"
        learn-client-ip-from-header: "true-client-ip"
        learn-client-ip-srcaddr:
         -
            name: "default_name_9 (source firewall.address.name firewall.addrgrp.name)"
        learn-client-ip-srcaddr6:
         -
            name: "default_name_11 (source firewall.address6.name firewall.addrgrp6.name)"
        max-message-length: "12"
        max-request-length: "13"
        max-waf-body-cache-length: "14"
        proxy-fqdn: "<your_own_value>"
        strict-web-check: "enable"
        tunnel-non-http: "enable"
        unknown-http-version: "reject"
        webproxy-profile: "<your_own_value> (source web-proxy.profile.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:
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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