Graceful upgrades in Go

The idea behind graceful upgrades is to swap out the configuration and code of a process while it is running, without anyone noticing it. If this sounds error prone, dangerous, undesirable and in general a bad idea – I’m with you. However, sometimes you really…

Using Velocity to create Plug and Play templates in DNA Center – Part 4

Earlier blogs in this series gave an overview of PnP, how to use the API and an introduction to the configuration template editor.  This blog explores creating templates in velocity.  VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Using Velocity to create Plug and Play templates in DNA Center…

Cisco IOS on Cisco Catalyst Switches

  Cisco IOS XE opens a completely new paradigm in network configuration, operation, and monitoring through network automation. Cisco’s automation solution is open, standards-based, and extensible across the entire lifecycle of a network device. The various automation mechanisms are outlined below. Automated device provisioning is…

Render your first network configuration template using Python and Jinja2

Using Python and Jinja2 to automate network configuration templates is a really useful way to simplify the repetitive tasks network engineers face on a daily basis. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Render your first network configuration template using Python and Jinja2

Eavesdropping On Tor Exit Nodes

In the last article, I talked about the appropriate configuration of the Tor browser and the steps to follow to further strengthen our privacy. Now, we’ll see how it is possible to have our data leaked even if our Tor browser is working in the…

Cisco Intersight – Automating Standalone Rack Servers

Customers want the ability to automate the configuration and deployment of rack-mount servers without the need for fabric interconnects. Intersight Essentials provides policy-based configuration management for Cisco UCS standalone C-series… VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Cisco Intersight – Automating Standalone Rack Servers