Ansible Network Automation

Learn how to use Ansible to automate Cisco IOS network devices. This is the future: Network Automation using Ansible and Python. If you want to be a network engineer in future, you need to learn Cisco DevNet and automation technologies. Menu: Welcome: 0:00 Who is Donald? 0:12 Books that Donald wrote: 1:00 What is Ansible… Continue reading Ansible Network Automation

Python Network Automation Training changes today!

Today it all changes. It’s time for next level DevNet Python Network Automation Training. Need help? Join my Discord: https://discord.com/invite/usKSyzb​ Free Python course: https://bit.ly/quokkapython​ Download the OVA from one of the following links: Google 1: https://bit.ly/32H1qGX​ Google 2: https://bit.ly/3psAnsD​ Dropbox: https://bit.ly/quokkav9​ Get the source code here: https://github.com/chuckablack/quokka​ Wiki: https://github.com/chuckablack/quokka/wiki OVA username: quokka OVA password: quokka123!… Continue reading Python Network Automation Training changes today!

Network Automation: Schedule Cisco config backups with kron and archive

Network Automation isn’t difficult. With just a few CLI commands you can automate the backup of your Cisco networks. Use Kron and archive to back up configs to TFTP, FTP or SCP servers. Don’t try to do everything manually. Automate it! Just like cron in Linux, you can use kron on Cisco IOS to schedule… Continue reading Network Automation: Schedule Cisco config backups with kron and archive

Python and Jinja2 Cisco Network Automation

CSV files, Jinja2 templates, python and Network Automation! Wow – that is a lot! But Hank Preston demonstrates how to use all of those in this video. Menu: 01:11 – Introduction 02:29 – Spreadsheet conversion 04:19 – Importing using Python 13:41 – What are the advantages of using Jinja2 templates? 16:35 – Skills that Network… Continue reading Python and Jinja2 Cisco Network Automation

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

Need help with Network Automation? Cisco DevNet Developers are here to help!

Need help with your company’s Network Automation? Come and discuss your projects with the DevNet team! Meet the developer and get help from the DevNet stars! Whats new and exciting at Cisco DevNet this year? Hank Preston tells us all about it! Menu: Hank’s personal experience: 00:53 How to get started? 3:25 Meet the Developer… Continue reading Need help with Network Automation? Cisco DevNet Developers are here to help!

Network Engineers are Developers! No more excuses.

No more excuses. Network Engineers are now developers. Plus, learn how to open CSV files and manipulate CSV data using Python. Hank Preston continues to teach us core Python skills. Menu: 00:16 – Hank Conferences 00:34 – Global PyCon conference 01:10 – Is the python PyCon conference worthwhile for Network Engineers? 03:00 – Network Automation… Continue reading Network Engineers are Developers! No more excuses.

Genie makes all your network automation wishes come true (most of them)! Hank Preston explains

Wow! Today your network automation work changes. Genie makes network automation so easy! Thank you Hank for sharing this with us! Genie conversation starts here: 3:38 Genie: Network Testing Library for pyATS – make all your network automation wishes come true! #genie #pyats #python pyATS and Genie on DevNet: http://bit.ly/2IL0V5x Hank’s Demo Repo for Genie… Continue reading Genie makes all your network automation wishes come true (most of them)! Hank Preston explains

2019 CCNA future? Ivan Pepelnjak: The straight talking genius tells us what’s important! CCNA | SDN

Want to learn from the best? Learn from Ivan Pepelnjak! The “grumpy old network engineer” tells us about OpenFlow, SDN, Network Automation, Certifications and a lot more in this interview. Is it worth my time learning OpenFlow? Is network automation and SDN hype? Are certifications still worth it? Connect with Ivan: Website: http://bit.ly/2Hci4oL Twitter: https://twitter.com/ioshints… Continue reading 2019 CCNA future? Ivan Pepelnjak: The straight talking genius tells us what’s important! CCNA | SDN

Are certs worth it in 2019? What is SD-WAN? The Network Therapist (Bryan Byrne) explains!

Bryan Byrne (@bryan25607) shares his thoughts about Cisco certifications, is automation worth learning, what is SD-WAN and a lot more! Use the menu to jump to specific topics. Menu: Bryan Byrne Intro: 00:17 Sales? 00:34 Network Automation is hype: 2:23 Brian has been doing network automation a long time: 4:42 I am going to lose… Continue reading Are certs worth it in 2019? What is SD-WAN? The Network Therapist (Bryan Byrne) explains!

What’s the future? Do I have to learn network automation today? Which language? @bigevilbeard shares

Stuart Clark (@bigevilbeard) shares his thoughts about the future, best languages, open source networking and more! Use the menu to jump to specific topics. Menu: 1) Open Source Networking: 00:37 2) How to manage old devices: 1:05 3) Which libaries: 2:08 4) Pyats: 2:37 5) What is your background and how did automation help you?… Continue reading What’s the future? Do I have to learn network automation today? Which language? @bigevilbeard shares

Reality Check: Is Network Automation hype? Is this stuff actually real?

Is Network Programmability just hype? Should you study network automation or is it a waste of time? Great chat with Eric Thiel – a realist. He discusses the reality of Network Automation and Programmability. Is this actually real world? My apologies – I asked Eric to look at the main camera, but there was a… Continue reading Reality Check: Is Network Automation hype? Is this stuff actually real?

FREE GNS3 Associate Exam Course & Coupon! Take the GNS3 exam for free: GNS3 | Python | SDN | Ansible

Do you want to learn Python, Ansible, SDN, OpenFlow, Network Automation, GNS3 and a lot more! Well enter to win a free GNS3 Associate course and then take the exam for free! Thanks to our sponsors GNS3 for the GNS3 exam coupons! If you want to win, do the following (menu below): 1) Follow me… Continue reading FREE GNS3 Associate Exam Course & Coupon! Take the GNS3 exam for free: GNS3 | Python | SDN | Ansible

Best Python books for Network Engineers! Learn Python and Network Automation: CCNA | Python

These are my top Python books: Network Programmability and Automation: https://amzn.to/2SxLorq Introducing Python: https://amzn.to/2KY8MvJ Mastering Python Networking: https://amzn.to/2KW8ntu Beginning Python Programming: https://amzn.to/2PiqBGl Top SDN / OpenFlow book: Software Defined Networks: https://amzn.to/2Qk1IQ0 GNS3 Academy course (over 65 hours of content in the GNS3A course): https://academy.gns3.com/p/gns3-certi… Video Menu: First Python book: 0:59 Second Python book (or start… Continue reading Best Python books for Network Engineers! Learn Python and Network Automation: CCNA | Python

YANG, NETCONF, RESTCONF Demos and Free labs (Part 2)

David Bombal and Hank Preston discuss Network Automation, Network Programmability, NetDevOps and the future. What is YANG? NETCONF? RESTCONF? Which Cisco devices support these protocols? Links: DevNet Home Page: http://cs.co/9002DQ3Tu Network Programmability Basics Lessons on NETCONF, RESTCONF and YANG: http://cs.co/9006DIusu Learning Labs on NETCONF, RESTCONF, and YANG: http://cs.co/9001DIus5 NETCONF, RESTCONF, and YANG Info on DevNet:… Continue reading YANG, NETCONF, RESTCONF Demos and Free labs (Part 2)

YANG, NETCONF, RESTCONF Demos. Which Cisco devices are supported? (Part 1)

David Bombal and Hank Preston discuss Network Automation, Network Programmability, NetDevOps and the future. What is YANG? NETCONF? RESTCONF? Which Cisco devices support these protocols? Links: DevNet Home Page: http://cs.co/9002DQ3Tu Network Programmability Basics Lessons on NETCONF, RESTCONF and YANG: http://cs.co/9006DIusu Learning Labs on NETCONF, RESTCONF, and YANG: http://cs.co/9001DIus5 NETCONF, RESTCONF, and YANG Info on DevNet:… Continue reading YANG, NETCONF, RESTCONF Demos. Which Cisco devices are supported? (Part 1)

Python 3 Network Automation for Network Engineers: Configure switch with a Python script

Learn how to automate networks using Python version 3. Udemy: Get the course for $10 here: https://goo.gl/QYC988 GNS3 Academy: Get the course for $10 here: https://goo.gl/vnZJhg DavidBombal.com: Course is included in your subscription: http://www.davidbombal.com Don’t get left behind. You learning network automation and network programmability using Python are critical for your future as a network… Continue reading Python 3 Network Automation for Network Engineers: Configure switch with a Python script

Python 3 Network Automation is here! Learn how to automate your networks!

Learn how to automate networks using Python version 3. GNS3 Academy: Get the course for $10 here: https://goo.gl/vnZJhg Udemy: Get the course for $10 here: https://goo.gl/QYC988 DavidBombal.com: Course is included in your subscription: http://www.davidbombal.com Networking is changing! Don’t get left behind! You learning network automation and network programmability using Python are critical for your future… Continue reading Python 3 Network Automation is here! Learn how to automate your networks!

Python 3 Network Automation for Network Engineers: Loops Part 1: Ready to automate?

Learn how to automate networks using Python version 3. Udemy: Get the course for $10 here: https://goo.gl/QYC988 GNS3 Academy: Get the course for $10 here: https://goo.gl/vnZJhg DavidBombal.com: Course is included in your subscription: http://www.davidbombal.com Don’t get left behind. You learning network automation and network programmability using Python are critical for your future as a network… Continue reading Python 3 Network Automation for Network Engineers: Loops Part 1: Ready to automate?

Python 3 Network Automation for Network Engineers: Telnet script Part 2. Are you ready to automate?

Learn how to automate networks using Python version 3. Udemy: Get the course for $10 here: https://goo.gl/QYC988 GNS3 Academy: Get the course for $10 here: https://goo.gl/vnZJhg DavidBombal.com: Course is included in your subscription: http://www.davidbombal.com Don’t get left behind. You learning network automation and network programmability using Python are critical for your future as a network… Continue reading Python 3 Network Automation for Network Engineers: Telnet script Part 2. Are you ready to automate?


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