panos_software – Manage PAN-OS software versions

New in version 2.6.

Synopsis

  • Install specific release of PAN-OS.

Requirements

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

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_key
string
Deprecated
Use provider to specify PAN-OS connectivity instead.

The API key to use instead of generating it using username / password.
download
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Download PAN-OS version to the device.
install
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Perform installation of the PAN-OS version on the device.
ip_address
string
Deprecated
Use provider to specify PAN-OS connectivity instead.

The IP address or hostname of the PAN-OS device being configured.
password
string
Deprecated
Use provider to specify PAN-OS connectivity instead.

The password to use for authentication. This is ignored if api_key is specified.
port
integer
Default:
443
Deprecated
Use provider to specify PAN-OS connectivity instead.

The port number to connect to the PAN-OS device on.
provider
-
added in 2.8
A dict object containing connection details.
api_key
string
The API key to use instead of generating it using username / password.
ip_address
string
The IP address or hostname of the PAN-OS device being configured.
password
string
The password to use for authentication. This is ignored if api_key is specified.
port
integer
Default:
443
The port number to connect to the PAN-OS device on.
serial_number
string
The serial number of a firewall to use for targeted commands. If ip_address is not a Panorama PAN-OS device, then this param is ignored.
username
string
Default:
"admin"
The username to use for authentication. This is ignored if api_key is specified.
restart
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Restart device after installing desired version. Use in conjunction with panos_check to determine when firewall is ready again.
sync_to_peer
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If device is a member of a HA pair, perform actions on the peer device as well. Only used when downloading software - installation must be performed on both devices.
username
string
Default:
"admin"
Deprecated
Use provider to specify PAN-OS connectivity instead.

The username to use for authentication. This is ignored if api_key is specified.
version
- / required
Desired PAN-OS release for target device.

Notes

Note

  • Panorama is supported.

  • Check mode is supported.

  • PAN-OS connectivity should be specified using provider or the classic PAN-OS connectivity params (ip_address, username, password, api_key, and port). If both are present, then the classic params are ignored.

Examples

- name: Install PAN-OS 8.1.6 and restart
  panos_software:
    provider: '{{ provider }}'
    version: '8.1.6'
    restart: true

- name: Download PAN-OS 9.0.0 base image only
  panos_software:
    provider: '{{ provider }}'
    version: '9.0.0'
    install: false
    restart: false

- name: Download PAN-OS 9.0.1 and sync to HA peer
  panos_software:
    provider: '{{ provider }}'
    version: '9.0.1'
    sync_to_peer: true
    install: false
    restart: false

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
version
-
After performing the software install, returns the version installed on the device.



Status

Authors

  • Michael Richardson (@mrichardson03)