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panos_cert_gen_ssh - generates a self-signed certificate using SSH protocol with SSH key

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

  • This module generates a self-signed certificate that can be used by GlobalProtect client, SSL connector, or
  • otherwise. Root certificate must be preset on the system first. This module depends on paramiko for ssh.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • paramiko

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
cert_cn
required
Certificate CN (common name) embedded in the certificate signature.
cert_friendly_name
required
Human friendly certificate name (not CN but just a friendly name).
ip_address
required
IP address (or hostname) of PAN-OS device being configured.
key_filename
required
Location of the filename that is used for the auth. Either key_filename or password is required.
password
required
Password credentials to use for auth. Either key_filename or password is required.
rsa_nbits Default:
2048
Number of bits used by the RSA algorithm for the certificate generation.
signed_by
required
Undersigning authority (CA) that MUST already be presents on the device.

Notes

Note

  • Checkmode is not supported.

Examples

# Generates a new self-signed certificate using ssh
- name: generate self signed certificate
  panos_cert_gen_ssh:
    ip_address: "192.168.1.1"
    password: "paloalto"
    cert_cn: "1.1.1.1"
    cert_friendly_name: "test123"
    signed_by: "root-ca"

Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Maintenance

This module is flagged as community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Community, see here.

Author

  • Luigi Mori (@jtschichold), Ivan Bojer (@ivanbojer)

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