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Network Automation & NetDevops
Below are all my latest posts relating to Network Automation and Devops.
If you are looking for Network Automation Training, watch this space for my upcoming course on Network Automation for Network Engineers using Ansible. This will be covering Ansible Cisco configuration and also a bit of F5.
My latest post on Network Automation Tools will show you all the open source tools being used today. Learn the skills that you will need to become a Network Automation Engineer.
One of the most popular tools right now for Network Automation is Ansible
Another very popular way to perform Network Automation is using Python
Anisble is an open source automation platform which was purchased by Red Hat in October 2015. It is used heavily by the server admin community to administer and deploy updates and patches to linux servers. In the last few years it has gained a great following from the network community who are now using it […]
In this Ansible IOS_Command Example post I will share a simple Ansible Playbook that will write an ACL to a Cisco Switch. This playbook will work equally well on any Cisco device and once you grasp the concepts of using the IOS_Command Module and also the IOS_Config module you can configure whatever you want. The […]
Today I attended AnsibleFest in London – this is a paid event and one of two conferences organised by Ansible running in 2017. The second one is running on September 7th in San Francisco More Info here: www.ansible.com The event in London was held at the Intercontinental London 02 AnsibleFest London 2017 The day was split […]
In Ansible version 2.2 the network credentials were coded into the playbook which made for a bit of a security issue. This meant anyone with access to the playbook had access to the user credentials. In version 2.3 that issue has been resolved and all network credentials have been removed from the playbook. Ansible network […]
I had an issue with one of my Ansible modules recently and needed to make a change so I needed to locate the Python module. It was onto google searching “Where are Ansbile Modules Stored?” I could not find any information around this question. So after a lot of research I found the answer and […]
In this Ansible Cisco tutorial for beginners I will take you from the very beginning, installing Ansible on Ubuntu, to setting up the folders and running through a simple playbook which will backup the configuration of a Cisco router. I will say that I am not a Linux expert so if you notice any Linux errors […]
Ansible network automation course Get Started for only £13 Learn how to Install Ansible Install Ansible V2.8 on Ubuntu & Centos. Version control with GIT Learn how to version control your playbooks with GIT and GitHub automate repetitive tasks You will learn how to write playbooks to backup Cisco Routers and Switches and perform simple […]