Introduction In this post we will experiment a bit with a tool called Botkit. Botkit (see more info here) is a developer tool for building chat bots for the major messaging frameworks.
What is Nornir Nornir is an automation framework written in python to be used with python. It takes care of dealing with inventory which contains the host information against which you want to run the scripts.
What are dynamic secrets In this post, we will discuss the topic of dynamic secrets. What are dynamic secrets then?
What is Hashicorp Vault Taken from the Vault website: Vault is a tool for securely accessing secrets. A secret is anything that you want to tightly control access to, such as API keys, passwords, or certificates.
What is Model-Driven Telemetry Model-driven telemetry is a new approach for network monitoring in which data is streamed from network devices continuously using a push model and provides near real-time access to operational statistics.
What is Guest Shell? Cisco IOS-XE devices (as of release 16.6.1) come with a guest shell, which is essentlially a virtualized Linux (CentOS) environment.
Introduction In this post, we will create a very simple chatbot with Webex Teams API using Python. This is a basic example, just to show you the principles a bit.
Introduction In this post, we walked through a number of SD-WAN API’s using POSTMAN. As a follow-up, we will explore in today’s post some Python scripts that implement these APIs.
Introduction SD-WAN is a software-defined approach to managing the WAN. In the past, MPLS networks were used to ensure reliable connectivity between users connecting at the branch to applications running on servers in the datacenter.
Introduction In this blog post, we used Ansible to interact with our IOS XE devices through a module called ios-modules.