Posts about Automation:
- 28 Mar 2017 - Automatic network discovery and documentation: NetBrain is a famous software that allows network discovery (and management). Let's focus now on network discovery and documentation: we want to automatically discover network devices, how they're connected, and store everything into a version control repository (GIT/CVS).
- 02 Mar 2017 - Automatic webserver deploy based on requests: Usually companies deploy few number of webservers to serve an estimated number of users. What about if we can increment or reduce the number of webservers based on real active users?
- 17 Feb 2017 - Managing NTP on Cisco IOS with Ansible: After installing Ansible (see previous post), it's now time to manage how to send multiple commands (and check) to Cisco IOS devices. This post will explain a playbook (recipe) for clock and NTP configuration.
- 16 Feb 2017 - How to install Ansible and play with it: Few years ago, I wrote some expect scripts to automatically connect Cisco IOS routers and switches and do some unattended configurations. Now it's time to review those scripts, and check what Ansible can do.