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!

Ansible – Some basics / theory before diving into Ansible Labbing in VMware and a GNS3 Network!

I remember Ansible pointing to Python 2.x being an issue last time as well, but I do a quick lab demo at the bottom to show I am all set to launch out of the dry walls of text, and back into the lab in the coming days / posts before I take my (now … Continue reading Ansible – Some basics / theory before diving into Ansible Labbing in VMware and a GNS3 Network!

Linux – A quick look at Ubuntu Linux (one of many flavors) Desktop, Bash Shell, and how they compare to Cisco’s own IOS!

I am not sure how deep I am going to dive into the Linux realm, as I do not intend to go so far as to go through a Linux+ certification course for a Linux Admin, but I did purchase David Bombal's Linux for Network Engineers course on Udemy. This will not be structured labs … Continue reading Linux – A quick look at Ubuntu Linux (one of many flavors) Desktop, Bash Shell, and how they compare to Cisco’s own IOS!