network automation

January 19, 2021

DEVELOPER

Read-Only YANG Leaves: Where Does the Data Come From?

DevNet's Hank Preston digs into another user's question related to model driven programmability. Do you have a question about network automation? You can Ask Hank!

January 13, 2021

DEVELOPER

These 5 Learning Labs will Kick Start Your Network Automation Skills

Free learning tracks and free access to Cisco platforms like ACI, NX-OS, and Meraki in the developer sandboxes are what you need to get started.

January 11, 2021

DEVELOPER

Native, IETF, OpenConfig… Why so many YANG models?

Which YANG model to use for your project? Ask Hank takes a look at your options, and how model driven programmability is a foundational technology for the automation engineer.

January 4, 2021

DEVELOPER

Network Automation with Cisco DNA Center SDK – Part 2

See how to leverage Python to programmatically run IOS commands throughout your infrastructure with Cisco DNA Center Command Runner APIs.

December 22, 2020

DEVELOPER

How can I automate a MAC address interface report?

Hank's back to answer another question from the community. This time we use automation to associate ARP data, MAC addresses, and network interfaces.

December 21, 2020

DEVELOPER

Five Ways You Can Make 2021 Your Year with DevNet

2021 is a year of all new opportunities to grow your skills, make automation real, and explore new possibilities with DevNet.

December 17, 2020

DEVELOPER

Dear Hank… Help Me with RESTCONF URL Creation

Got a network automation question? Ask Hank. Here, a network engineer wants to understand how the URLs for RESTCONF are constructed from the YANG models, and how to use the feature for updating IP addresses.

December 8, 2020

DEVELOPER

How Cisco Embraced a DevOps Culture

If it is not repeatable, it’s not automatable. And if it is not automatable, it’s not scalable.

December 2, 2020

DEVELOPER

How I Got Started with Network Automation

Organizations need to expand and extend their networks, resources and services rapidly and at scale. Hear about one network engineer's journey into network automation, learning to use tools like Python, Postman, and Ansible.