Python, Genie and CSV Files = Easy Network Automation (DevNet)

Python, Genie and CSV Files = Easy Network Automation (DevNet)

Want to automate networks easily? Use Python, CSV files and Cisco Genie (pyATS). Hank Preston shows us how to connect to live devices and automate the network.

Menu:
1:15 – Start Python Virtual Environment
4:10 – Install VIRL utils
6:12 – Genie Install
8:10 – Genie Inventory file (testbed file)
12:05 – Install iPython
12:30 – Create and use Genie Python Script
32:00 – Python Script with multiple devices

Videos mentioned and references:
CSV Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PB9D4RqBaQw
Genie Intro Video: https://youtu.be/unOmwDsMj8k
VIRL Utils: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0jfZLobFdU
Which network automation tool should I learn? https://youtu.be/jsh4XUPZTWE

pyATS and Genie on DevNet: http://bit.ly/2KVshrt
NetDevOps Live Episode on Python Libraries including CSV: http://bit.ly/2xrowkK
Network programmability Basics Video Series covering CSV: http://bit.ly/325FxPB
Code Samples Repo https://github.com/hpreston/network_info_scripts
Final Code Sample https://github.com/hpreston/network_info_scripts/blob/master/interface_report.py
Interactive Walkthrough https://github.com/hpreston/network_info_scripts/blob/master/interface_report_interactive.py

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