Ansible / GNS3 Labbing – Configure and verify Hosts in Inventory file, explore Ansible Modules, install GIT in Ubuntu, and wrap up for tonight!

It LIVES! The Ansible Automation lab is back! Time to Automate some switch configs! Upon getting the switches configured with their IPs, I got right into the Ansible Inventory File to set both the [all:vars] to set the user/pass/os/connection, and all my different switches in their very similar to my previous lab and I got … Continue reading Ansible / GNS3 Labbing – Configure and verify Hosts in Inventory file, explore Ansible Modules, install GIT in Ubuntu, and wrap up for tonight!

Week 5 of the DevNet Grind – Overview of Automation Tools / SDKs / CLIs, Procedural Automation, Idempotency, and review of Bare Metal Clouds!

Overview of Automation Scripting (Tools, Cloud, SDKs, Execution, Etc) The most popular Tool for Basic Scripting is Bash (also called Shell) in Unix / Linux and MacOS, which can be used for single I/O operations, or "piping" different utilities together in one command to create a "Bash Script" via this command chain. This is an … Continue reading Week 5 of the DevNet Grind – Overview of Automation Tools / SDKs / CLIs, Procedural Automation, Idempotency, and review of Bare Metal Clouds!