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fortios_webfilter – Configure webfilter capabilities of FortiGate and FortiOS

New in version 2.6.

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS by allowing the user to configure webfilter feature. For now it is able to handle url and content filtering capabilities. The module uses FortiGate REST API internally to configure the device.

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.
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.
webfilter_content
-
Container for a group of content-filtering entries that the FortiGate must act upon
comment
-
Optional comments.
entries
-
Default:
[]
Content filter entries.
action
- / required
    Choices:
  • block
  • exempt
Block or exempt word when a match is found.
lang
- / required
    Choices:
  • western
  • simch
  • trach
  • japanese
  • korean
  • french
  • thai
  • spanish
  • cyrillic
Language of banned word.
name
- / required
Banned word.
pattern-type
- / required
    Choices:
  • wildcard
  • regexp
Banned word pattern type. It can be a wildcard pattern or Perl regular expression.
score
- / required
Score, to be applied every time the word appears on a web page.
status
- / required
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable banned word.
id
- / required
Id of content-filter list.
name
-
Name of content-filter list.
state
- / required
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present
Configures the intended state of this object on the FortiGate. When this value is set to present, the object is configured on the device and when this value is set to absent the object is removed from the device.
webfilter_url
-
Container for a group of url entries that the FortiGate must act upon
comment
-
Optional comments.
entries
-
Default:
[]
URL filter entries.
action
- / required
    Choices:
  • exempt
  • block
  • allow
  • monitor
Action to take for URL filter matches.
exempt
- / required
    Choices:
  • av
  • web-content
  • activex-java-cookie
  • dlp
  • fortiguard
  • range-block
  • pass
  • all
If action is set to exempt, select the security profile operations that exempt URLs skip. Separate multiple options with a space.
id
- / required
Id of URL.
referrer-host
- / required
Referrer host name.
status
- / required
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable this URL filter.
type
- / required
    Choices:
  • simple
  • regex
  • wildcard
Filter type (simple, regex, or wildcard).
url
- / required
URL to be filtered.
web-proxy-profile
- / required
Web proxy profile.
id
- / required
Id of URL filter list.
ip-addr-block
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable ←
Enable/disable blocking URLs when the hostname appears as an IP address.
name
- / required
Name of URL filter list.
one-arm-ips-urlfilter
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable ←
Enable/disable DNS resolver for one-arm IPS URL filter operation.
state
- / required
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present
Configures the intended state of this object on the FortiGate. When this value is set to present, the object is configured on the device and when this value is set to absent the object is removed from the device.

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 url to be filtered by fortigate
    fortios_webfilter:
      host:  "{{  host }}"
      username: "{{  username}}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{  vdom }}"
      webfilter_url:
        state: "present"
        id: "1"
        name: "default"
        comment: "mycomment"
        one-arm-ips-url-filter: "disable"
        ip-addr-block: "disable"
        entries:
          - id: "1"
            url: "www.test1.com"
            type: "simple"
            action: "exempt"
            status: "enable"
            exempt: "pass"
            web-proxy-profile: ""
            referrrer-host: ""
          - id: "2"
            url: "www.test2.com"
            type: "simple"
            action: "exempt"
            status: "enable"
            exempt: "pass"
            web-proxy-profile: ""
            referrrer-host: ""


- hosts: localhost
  vars:
   host: "192.168.122.40"
   username: "admin"
   password: ""
   vdom: "root"
  tasks:
  - name: Configure web content filtering in fortigate
    fortios_webfilter:
      host:  "{{  host }}"
      username: "{{  username}}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{  vdom }}"
      webfilter_content:
        id: "1"
        name: "default"
        comment: ""
        entries:
          - name: "1"
            pattern-type: "www.test45.com"
            status: "enable"
            lang: "western"
            score: 40
            action: "block"
          - name: "2"
            pattern-type: "www.test46.com"
            status: "enable"
            lang: "western"
            score: 42
            action: "block"
        state: "present"

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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