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ansible

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Devices

7 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

All of the work through the modules thus far in the series have brought us to what we all want to see. How to get or update device information inside of Naut...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Device Types

7 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

A device type is the next piece in the Nautobot Device onboarding requirements. The device type corresponds to the model number of the hardware (or virtual m...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Device Roles

5 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

A device role is aptly named, the role of the device. This is likely to be something that is meaningful to your organization and could change. For example yo...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Platforms

5 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

Platforms are an optional item when adding devices into Nautobot. The platform is the OS that you are going to be using. Most often this is used to help iden...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Manufacturers

3 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

Adding your manufacturers via code is the easy way to get started with your Nautobot devices. Immediately after adding Sites, the next thing to get going whe...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Site Module

8 minute read
nautobot ansible

This post dives into the Nautobot Ansible Content Collection sites module to create/update a Site. This series for the beginning will be a clone of what I ha...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Installation

5 minute read
nautobot ansible

This is the first post as I shift into taking a closer look at the Nautobot Ansible Collection. The collection includes many of the needed modules to effecti...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Devices

4 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

All of the work through the modules thus far in the series have brought us to what we all want to see. How to get or update device information inside of NetB...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Device Types

3 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

A device type is the next piece in the NetBox Device onboarding requirements. The device type corresponds to the model number of the hardware (or virtual mac...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Device Roles

3 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

A device role is aptly named, the role of the device. This is likely to be something that is meaningful to your organization and could change. For example yo...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Platforms

2 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

Platforms are an optional item when adding devices into NetBox. The platform is the OS that you are going to be using. Most often this is used to help identi...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Manufacturers

1 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

Adding your manufacturers via code is the easy way to get started with your NetBox devices. Immediately after adding Sites, the next thing to get going when ...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Site Module

8 minute read
netbox ansible

This post dives into the NetBox Ansible Content Collection module to create/update a Site. As I start into this series on looking at the modules that create/...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Lookup Plugin

9 minute read
netbox ansible

The NetBox lookup plugin is to get information out of NetBox for use within Ansible. This uses pynetbox to query the NetBox API for the information requested...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Inventory - Starting Out

7 minute read
netbox ansible

The documentation can be found on ReadTheDocs. This is going to be starting out with the basics of the plugin and getting some sample output and to show how ...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Installation

5 minute read
netbox ansible

This is the first post as I start to look at the NetBox Ansible Collection. This is an impressive collection with modules for several of the NetBox applicati...

Ansible + NetBox: Getting Next Prefix / IP

6 minute read
ansible cisco netbox

This originates from a conversation had on Twitter about how to get the IP Prefix information from an IPAM tool, specifically NetBox using Ansible. There are...

Practicing Network Automation with GNS3

2 minute read
ansible cisco network simulator gns3

In an earlier post I took a look at how to setup EVE-NG to get access to virtualized network devices and topologies. This post is going to take a look at how...

Ansible for Enterprise

3 minute read
ansible enterprise design

One of the appealing features that I have towards working with Ansible is that it is able to automate components across the entire Enterprise IT stacks. Rath...

Docker for Automation Environment - Ansible 2.10

8 minute read
docker ansible netdevops

Docker is a terrific solution for making a consistent working environment. It’s been about a year or so since I built my very first own Docker container. I h...

Ansible Cisco IOS User Module

8 minute read
ansible cisco ios_user netdevops network automation

In this post I will be taking a look at some of the usability setup of managing Cisco IOS devices with the Ansible Cisco IOS User Module. This can be very he...

Ansible Cisco ios_interfaces module

9 minute read
blog ansible cisco deprecation

This has become a post about the ios_interfaces module with documentation that can be found Ansible ios_interfaces doc. Originally I was going to write about...

Ansible differences between ios command and cli command

8 minute read
ansible cisco ios_command cli_command

In an earlier post I covered the differences between ios_config and cli_config. However I did not cover what the difference was between ios_command and cli_...

EVE-NG for Automation Practice and Testing

4 minute read
eveng ansible network simulation netdevops

As I restarted looking at how I’m continuing my education on the Network Automation and certification realm I asked the question “How are you simulating your...

Ansible IOS BGP Module

9 minute read
ansible cisco ios_bgp

In this post I’m going to be taking a deeper dive into the new in Ansible 2.8 IOS BGP module. This may be one of the more complex modules to date and I’ll tr...

Ansible ASA OG Module

17 minute read
cisco ansible asa asa_og

Today we are taking a look at the newest module out for Cisco ASA Ansible module - asa_og. This one is particularly exciting for the configurations that are ...

Ansible ASA Command Module

3 minute read
ansible cisco asa

Today will be a touch shorter post, but it is good to be back at it. In this post I will be taking a quick look around at the asa_command module, as we start...

Ansible IOS VLAN

10 minute read
ansible ios_vlan cisco

Back to it finally. Going to take a look at the Ansible module ios_vlan. The purpose of this is to provide a declarative module for managing VLANs on IOS dev...

Ansible IOS Banner

5 minute read
ansible cisco ios_banner

Today’s post is going to be a short and sweet one (unless I get to writing two). I’m going to take a look at ios_banner module. This one is pretty much strai...

Ansible Network Engine and NTC Templates

5 minute read
ansible ntc parsing cisco

In this post we will talk about primarily three components that will work together to get structured data out of the command line of a Cisco device. The thre...

Ansible differences between ios config and cli config

4 minute read
ansible cli_command ios_command cisco

This is a post that I’m going to review some of the differences between the ios_config module and the new cli_config module within Ansible networking. I beca...

Ansible - Working with command output

13 minute read
ansible cisco

You have decided to move forward with using/trying Ansible. You can now connect to a device and get a green success that you get a hello world like command s...

Ansible Blocks

1 minute read
ansible blocks

One of the more interesting features that I have just come across within the Ansible automation world is that of the block. I find this very helpful for both...

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cisco

DevNet Expert - Starting Point

2 minute read
devnet ccdevnetexpert cisco

This week Cisco announced the DevNet Expert certification exam. This exam and certification is something that I have been looking forward to for a long while...

Nautobot Jobs - Your Custom API Endpoint

7 minute read
sourceoftruth networkmanagment nautobot jobs meraki cisco

One of the best features of Nautobot as a Network Automation Platform is the ability to create your own custom code. This is executed via a job. What makes N...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Devices

7 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

All of the work through the modules thus far in the series have brought us to what we all want to see. How to get or update device information inside of Naut...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Device Types

7 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

A device type is the next piece in the Nautobot Device onboarding requirements. The device type corresponds to the model number of the hardware (or virtual m...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Device Roles

5 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

A device role is aptly named, the role of the device. This is likely to be something that is meaningful to your organization and could change. For example yo...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Platforms

5 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

Platforms are an optional item when adding devices into Nautobot. The platform is the OS that you are going to be using. Most often this is used to help iden...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Manufacturers

3 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

Adding your manufacturers via code is the easy way to get started with your Nautobot devices. Immediately after adding Sites, the next thing to get going whe...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Devices

4 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

All of the work through the modules thus far in the series have brought us to what we all want to see. How to get or update device information inside of NetB...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Device Types

3 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

A device type is the next piece in the NetBox Device onboarding requirements. The device type corresponds to the model number of the hardware (or virtual mac...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Device Roles

3 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

A device role is aptly named, the role of the device. This is likely to be something that is meaningful to your organization and could change. For example yo...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Platforms

2 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

Platforms are an optional item when adding devices into NetBox. The platform is the OS that you are going to be using. Most often this is used to help identi...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Manufacturers

1 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

Adding your manufacturers via code is the easy way to get started with your NetBox devices. Immediately after adding Sites, the next thing to get going when ...

Ansible + NetBox: Getting Next Prefix / IP

6 minute read
ansible cisco netbox

This originates from a conversation had on Twitter about how to get the IP Prefix information from an IPAM tool, specifically NetBox using Ansible. There are...

Practicing Network Automation with GNS3

2 minute read
ansible cisco network simulator gns3

In an earlier post I took a look at how to setup EVE-NG to get access to virtualized network devices and topologies. This post is going to take a look at how...

Ansible Cisco IOS User Module

8 minute read
ansible cisco ios_user netdevops network automation

In this post I will be taking a look at some of the usability setup of managing Cisco IOS devices with the Ansible Cisco IOS User Module. This can be very he...

Ansible Cisco ios_interfaces module

9 minute read
blog ansible cisco deprecation

This has become a post about the ios_interfaces module with documentation that can be found Ansible ios_interfaces doc. Originally I was going to write about...

Ansible differences between ios command and cli command

8 minute read
ansible cisco ios_command cli_command

In an earlier post I covered the differences between ios_config and cli_config. However I did not cover what the difference was between ios_command and cli_...

Ansible IOS BGP Module

9 minute read
ansible cisco ios_bgp

In this post I’m going to be taking a deeper dive into the new in Ansible 2.8 IOS BGP module. This may be one of the more complex modules to date and I’ll tr...

Ansible ASA OG Module

17 minute read
cisco ansible asa asa_og

Today we are taking a look at the newest module out for Cisco ASA Ansible module - asa_og. This one is particularly exciting for the configurations that are ...

Ansible ASA Command Module

3 minute read
ansible cisco asa

Today will be a touch shorter post, but it is good to be back at it. In this post I will be taking a quick look around at the asa_command module, as we start...

Ansible IOS VLAN

10 minute read
ansible ios_vlan cisco

Back to it finally. Going to take a look at the Ansible module ios_vlan. The purpose of this is to provide a declarative module for managing VLANs on IOS dev...

Ansible IOS Banner

5 minute read
ansible cisco ios_banner

Today’s post is going to be a short and sweet one (unless I get to writing two). I’m going to take a look at ios_banner module. This one is pretty much strai...

Ansible Network Engine and NTC Templates

5 minute read
ansible ntc parsing cisco

In this post we will talk about primarily three components that will work together to get structured data out of the command line of a Cisco device. The thre...

Ansible differences between ios config and cli config

4 minute read
ansible cli_command ios_command cisco

This is a post that I’m going to review some of the differences between the ios_config module and the new cli_config module within Ansible networking. I beca...

Ansible - Working with command output

13 minute read
ansible cisco

You have decided to move forward with using/trying Ansible. You can now connect to a device and get a green success that you get a hello world like command s...

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netbox

NetBox Ansible Collection: Devices

4 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

All of the work through the modules thus far in the series have brought us to what we all want to see. How to get or update device information inside of NetB...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Device Types

3 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

A device type is the next piece in the NetBox Device onboarding requirements. The device type corresponds to the model number of the hardware (or virtual mac...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Device Roles

3 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

A device role is aptly named, the role of the device. This is likely to be something that is meaningful to your organization and could change. For example yo...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Platforms

2 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

Platforms are an optional item when adding devices into NetBox. The platform is the OS that you are going to be using. Most often this is used to help identi...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Manufacturers

1 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

Adding your manufacturers via code is the easy way to get started with your NetBox devices. Immediately after adding Sites, the next thing to get going when ...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Site Module

8 minute read
netbox ansible

This post dives into the NetBox Ansible Content Collection module to create/update a Site. As I start into this series on looking at the modules that create/...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Lookup Plugin

9 minute read
netbox ansible

The NetBox lookup plugin is to get information out of NetBox for use within Ansible. This uses pynetbox to query the NetBox API for the information requested...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Inventory - Starting Out

7 minute read
netbox ansible

The documentation can be found on ReadTheDocs. This is going to be starting out with the basics of the plugin and getting some sample output and to show how ...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Installation

5 minute read
netbox ansible

This is the first post as I start to look at the NetBox Ansible Collection. This is an impressive collection with modules for several of the NetBox applicati...

Ansible + NetBox: Getting Next Prefix / IP

6 minute read
ansible cisco netbox

This originates from a conversation had on Twitter about how to get the IP Prefix information from an IPAM tool, specifically NetBox using Ansible. There are...

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arista

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Devices

7 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

All of the work through the modules thus far in the series have brought us to what we all want to see. How to get or update device information inside of Naut...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Device Types

7 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

A device type is the next piece in the Nautobot Device onboarding requirements. The device type corresponds to the model number of the hardware (or virtual m...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Device Roles

5 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

A device role is aptly named, the role of the device. This is likely to be something that is meaningful to your organization and could change. For example yo...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Platforms

5 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

Platforms are an optional item when adding devices into Nautobot. The platform is the OS that you are going to be using. Most often this is used to help iden...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Manufacturers

3 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

Adding your manufacturers via code is the easy way to get started with your Nautobot devices. Immediately after adding Sites, the next thing to get going whe...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Devices

4 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

All of the work through the modules thus far in the series have brought us to what we all want to see. How to get or update device information inside of NetB...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Device Types

3 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

A device type is the next piece in the NetBox Device onboarding requirements. The device type corresponds to the model number of the hardware (or virtual mac...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Device Roles

3 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

A device role is aptly named, the role of the device. This is likely to be something that is meaningful to your organization and could change. For example yo...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Platforms

2 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

Platforms are an optional item when adding devices into NetBox. The platform is the OS that you are going to be using. Most often this is used to help identi...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Manufacturers

1 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

Adding your manufacturers via code is the easy way to get started with your NetBox devices. Immediately after adding Sites, the next thing to get going when ...

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juniper

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Devices

7 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

All of the work through the modules thus far in the series have brought us to what we all want to see. How to get or update device information inside of Naut...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Device Types

7 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

A device type is the next piece in the Nautobot Device onboarding requirements. The device type corresponds to the model number of the hardware (or virtual m...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Device Roles

5 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

A device role is aptly named, the role of the device. This is likely to be something that is meaningful to your organization and could change. For example yo...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Platforms

5 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

Platforms are an optional item when adding devices into Nautobot. The platform is the OS that you are going to be using. Most often this is used to help iden...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Manufacturers

3 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

Adding your manufacturers via code is the easy way to get started with your Nautobot devices. Immediately after adding Sites, the next thing to get going whe...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Devices

4 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

All of the work through the modules thus far in the series have brought us to what we all want to see. How to get or update device information inside of NetB...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Device Types

3 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

A device type is the next piece in the NetBox Device onboarding requirements. The device type corresponds to the model number of the hardware (or virtual mac...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Device Roles

3 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

A device role is aptly named, the role of the device. This is likely to be something that is meaningful to your organization and could change. For example yo...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Platforms

2 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

Platforms are an optional item when adding devices into NetBox. The platform is the OS that you are going to be using. Most often this is used to help identi...

NetBox Ansible Collection: Manufacturers

1 minute read
netbox ansible cisco arista juniper

Adding your manufacturers via code is the easy way to get started with your NetBox devices. Immediately after adding Sites, the next thing to get going when ...

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nautobot

Nautobot Jobs - Your Custom API Endpoint

7 minute read
sourceoftruth networkmanagment nautobot jobs meraki cisco

One of the best features of Nautobot as a Network Automation Platform is the ability to create your own custom code. This is executed via a job. What makes N...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Devices

7 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

All of the work through the modules thus far in the series have brought us to what we all want to see. How to get or update device information inside of Naut...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Device Types

7 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

A device type is the next piece in the Nautobot Device onboarding requirements. The device type corresponds to the model number of the hardware (or virtual m...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Device Roles

5 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

A device role is aptly named, the role of the device. This is likely to be something that is meaningful to your organization and could change. For example yo...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Platforms

5 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

Platforms are an optional item when adding devices into Nautobot. The platform is the OS that you are going to be using. Most often this is used to help iden...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Manufacturers

3 minute read
nautobot ansible cisco arista juniper

Adding your manufacturers via code is the easy way to get started with your Nautobot devices. Immediately after adding Sites, the next thing to get going whe...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Site Module

8 minute read
nautobot ansible

This post dives into the Nautobot Ansible Content Collection sites module to create/update a Site. This series for the beginning will be a clone of what I ha...

Nautobot Ansible Collection: Installation

5 minute read
nautobot ansible

This is the first post as I shift into taking a closer look at the Nautobot Ansible Collection. The collection includes many of the needed modules to effecti...

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netdevops

Docker for Automation Environment - Ansible 2.10

8 minute read
docker ansible netdevops

Docker is a terrific solution for making a consistent working environment. It’s been about a year or so since I built my very first own Docker container. I h...

Ansible Cisco IOS User Module

8 minute read
ansible cisco ios_user netdevops network automation

In this post I will be taking a look at some of the usability setup of managing Cisco IOS devices with the Ansible Cisco IOS User Module. This can be very he...

EVE-NG for Automation Practice and Testing

4 minute read
eveng ansible network simulation netdevops

As I restarted looking at how I’m continuing my education on the Network Automation and certification realm I asked the question “How are you simulating your...

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blog

Jekyll - Adding a URL Redirection

3 minute read
blog jekyll

Recently I had some discussions with Nick Russo on some URL redirection changes he was making for his content. I’m not going to take any of his thunder of wh...

2020 Blog Update

5 minute read
blog hashnode jekyll hugo

I’ve changed a few things on the site. Sorry about that! URLs have changed. Over the past week or so I have been working through making some what originally ...

Ansible Cisco ios_interfaces module

9 minute read
blog ansible cisco deprecation

This has become a post about the ios_interfaces module with documentation that can be found Ansible ios_interfaces doc. Originally I was going to write about...

Getting Started with the Blog

3 minute read
blog

Why this post? Because I decided to change the style of how I was hosting my blog. Before I had decided to just host the blog on something that was easy to g...

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productivity

Using Apple Automator to Open Projects

4 minute read
vscode mac productivity

Today I’m going to walk through the newest part of my personal workflow for working with projects. Straight to the point, this is going to be using Apple Aut...

Keeping Up on Tech

3 minute read
learning productivity

Life always gets busy. That is one thing that you always hear about. I am definitely in that boat as well that things are getting busy. With this in mind, I ...

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network_design

Discontiguous Masks

5 minute read
network_design segmentation

Discontiguous masks are something that is going to be somewhat historic within the network design toolbox. It is basically a methodology of looking at partic...

Micro Segmentation vs Segmentation

3 minute read
network_design

In a recent podcast there was some discussion that it sounded like the term Micro Segmentation was being used where it was really traditional segmentation. S...

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cli_command

Ansible differences between ios command and cli command

8 minute read
ansible cisco ios_command cli_command

In an earlier post I covered the differences between ios_config and cli_config. However I did not cover what the difference was between ios_command and cli_...

Ansible differences between ios config and cli config

4 minute read
ansible cli_command ios_command cisco

This is a post that I’m going to review some of the differences between the ios_config module and the new cli_config module within Ansible networking. I beca...

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ios_command

Ansible differences between ios command and cli command

8 minute read
ansible cisco ios_command cli_command

In an earlier post I covered the differences between ios_config and cli_config. However I did not cover what the difference was between ios_command and cli_...

Ansible differences between ios config and cli config

4 minute read
ansible cli_command ios_command cisco

This is a post that I’m going to review some of the differences between the ios_config module and the new cli_config module within Ansible networking. I beca...

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asa

Ansible ASA OG Module

17 minute read
cisco ansible asa asa_og

Today we are taking a look at the newest module out for Cisco ASA Ansible module - asa_og. This one is particularly exciting for the configurations that are ...

Ansible ASA Command Module

3 minute read
ansible cisco asa

Today will be a touch shorter post, but it is good to be back at it. In this post I will be taking a quick look around at the asa_command module, as we start...

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jekyll

Jekyll - Adding a URL Redirection

3 minute read
blog jekyll

Recently I had some discussions with Nick Russo on some URL redirection changes he was making for his content. I’m not going to take any of his thunder of wh...

2020 Blog Update

5 minute read
blog hashnode jekyll hugo

I’ve changed a few things on the site. Sorry about that! URLs have changed. Over the past week or so I have been working through making some what originally ...

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networkmanagment

Nautobot Jobs - Your Custom API Endpoint

7 minute read
sourceoftruth networkmanagment nautobot jobs meraki cisco

One of the best features of Nautobot as a Network Automation Platform is the ability to create your own custom code. This is executed via a job. What makes N...

New Book - Open Source Network Management

1 minute read
book opensource networkmanagment

Earlier this month I was able to hit the publish button on a new book - Open Source Network Management. The book dives into getting started with several open...

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blocks

Ansible Blocks

1 minute read
ansible blocks

One of the more interesting features that I have just come across within the Ansible automation world is that of the block. I find this very helpful for both...

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cicd

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learning

Keeping Up on Tech

3 minute read
learning productivity

Life always gets busy. That is one thing that you always hear about. I am definitely in that boat as well that things are getting busy. With this in mind, I ...

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segmentation

Discontiguous Masks

5 minute read
network_design segmentation

Discontiguous masks are something that is going to be somewhat historic within the network design toolbox. It is basically a methodology of looking at partic...

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ntc

Ansible Network Engine and NTC Templates

5 minute read
ansible ntc parsing cisco

In this post we will talk about primarily three components that will work together to get structured data out of the command line of a Cisco device. The thre...

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parsing

Ansible Network Engine and NTC Templates

5 minute read
ansible ntc parsing cisco

In this post we will talk about primarily three components that will work together to get structured data out of the command line of a Cisco device. The thre...

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ios_banner

Ansible IOS Banner

5 minute read
ansible cisco ios_banner

Today’s post is going to be a short and sweet one (unless I get to writing two). I’m going to take a look at ios_banner module. This one is pretty much strai...

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ios_vlan

Ansible IOS VLAN

10 minute read
ansible ios_vlan cisco

Back to it finally. Going to take a look at the Ansible module ios_vlan. The purpose of this is to provide a declarative module for managing VLANs on IOS dev...

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ios_interface

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Ansible ASA OG Module

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Today we are taking a look at the newest module out for Cisco ASA Ansible module - asa_og. This one is particularly exciting for the configurations that are ...

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ios_bgp

Ansible IOS BGP Module

9 minute read
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In this post I’m going to be taking a deeper dive into the new in Ansible 2.8 IOS BGP module. This may be one of the more complex modules to date and I’ll tr...

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eveng

EVE-NG for Automation Practice and Testing

4 minute read
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As I restarted looking at how I’m continuing my education on the Network Automation and certification realm I asked the question “How are you simulating your...

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network simulation

EVE-NG for Automation Practice and Testing

4 minute read
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As I restarted looking at how I’m continuing my education on the Network Automation and certification realm I asked the question “How are you simulating your...

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homenet

Disney Plus Streaming Bandwidth

2 minute read
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This will be a brief departure from the automation focused attention that I have been giving to this blog over the past year or so. This week in the United S...

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disney

Disney Plus Streaming Bandwidth

2 minute read
homenet disney streaming

This will be a brief departure from the automation focused attention that I have been giving to this blog over the past year or so. This week in the United S...

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streaming

Disney Plus Streaming Bandwidth

2 minute read
homenet disney streaming

This will be a brief departure from the automation focused attention that I have been giving to this blog over the past year or so. This week in the United S...

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deprecation

Ansible Cisco ios_interfaces module

9 minute read
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This has become a post about the ios_interfaces module with documentation that can be found Ansible ios_interfaces doc. Originally I was going to write about...

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ios_user

Ansible Cisco IOS User Module

8 minute read
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In this post I will be taking a look at some of the usability setup of managing Cisco IOS devices with the Ansible Cisco IOS User Module. This can be very he...

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network automation

Ansible Cisco IOS User Module

8 minute read
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In this post I will be taking a look at some of the usability setup of managing Cisco IOS devices with the Ansible Cisco IOS User Module. This can be very he...

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vscode

Using Apple Automator to Open Projects

4 minute read
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Today I’m going to walk through the newest part of my personal workflow for working with projects. Straight to the point, this is going to be using Apple Aut...

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mac

Using Apple Automator to Open Projects

4 minute read
vscode mac productivity

Today I’m going to walk through the newest part of my personal workflow for working with projects. Straight to the point, this is going to be using Apple Aut...

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docker

Docker for Automation Environment - Ansible 2.10

8 minute read
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Docker is a terrific solution for making a consistent working environment. It’s been about a year or so since I built my very first own Docker container. I h...

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enterprise design

Ansible for Enterprise

3 minute read
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One of the appealing features that I have towards working with Ansible is that it is able to automate components across the entire Enterprise IT stacks. Rath...

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network simulator

Practicing Network Automation with GNS3

2 minute read
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In an earlier post I took a look at how to setup EVE-NG to get access to virtualized network devices and topologies. This post is going to take a look at how...

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gns3

Practicing Network Automation with GNS3

2 minute read
ansible cisco network simulator gns3

In an earlier post I took a look at how to setup EVE-NG to get access to virtualized network devices and topologies. This post is going to take a look at how...

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hashnode

2020 Blog Update

5 minute read
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I’ve changed a few things on the site. Sorry about that! URLs have changed. Over the past week or so I have been working through making some what originally ...

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hugo

2020 Blog Update

5 minute read
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I’ve changed a few things on the site. Sorry about that! URLs have changed. Over the past week or so I have been working through making some what originally ...

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homeassistant

Home Assistant Prometheus Exporting Setup

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There does not appear to be a complete set of documentation pieces available for setting up Prometheus on the Home Assistant platform. This post will take yo...

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prometheus

Home Assistant Prometheus Exporting Setup

2 minute read
homeassistant prometheus

There does not appear to be a complete set of documentation pieces available for setting up Prometheus on the Home Assistant platform. This post will take yo...

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book

New Book - Open Source Network Management

1 minute read
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Earlier this month I was able to hit the publish button on a new book - Open Source Network Management. The book dives into getting started with several open...

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opensource

New Book - Open Source Network Management

1 minute read
book opensource networkmanagment

Earlier this month I was able to hit the publish button on a new book - Open Source Network Management. The book dives into getting started with several open...

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sourceoftruth

Nautobot Jobs - Your Custom API Endpoint

7 minute read
sourceoftruth networkmanagment nautobot jobs meraki cisco

One of the best features of Nautobot as a Network Automation Platform is the ability to create your own custom code. This is executed via a job. What makes N...

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jobs

Nautobot Jobs - Your Custom API Endpoint

7 minute read
sourceoftruth networkmanagment nautobot jobs meraki cisco

One of the best features of Nautobot as a Network Automation Platform is the ability to create your own custom code. This is executed via a job. What makes N...

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meraki

Nautobot Jobs - Your Custom API Endpoint

7 minute read
sourceoftruth networkmanagment nautobot jobs meraki cisco

One of the best features of Nautobot as a Network Automation Platform is the ability to create your own custom code. This is executed via a job. What makes N...

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devnet

DevNet Expert - Starting Point

2 minute read
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This week Cisco announced the DevNet Expert certification exam. This exam and certification is something that I have been looking forward to for a long while...

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ccdevnetexpert

DevNet Expert - Starting Point

2 minute read
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This week Cisco announced the DevNet Expert certification exam. This exam and certification is something that I have been looking forward to for a long while...

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