Programming with Python

August 21, 2017

DEVELOPER

Look Mom…No Hands! Automating Device Deployment with IOS XE

For those of you who have followed earlier blogs, you will have seen the major enhancements we have been making in open IOS XE. Jeff McLaughlin mentioned...

May 21, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

Where to learn ACI

I remember walking through Cisco Live last year in San Francisco and hearing all about ACI and the Cisco DevNet program. To be totally honest, I shrugged it off as just something that was trying to get hyped up and would not have any real impact on what I do. Well…that has changed over the […]

Programmability in Python: Confessions of a Networking Guy

I am not qualified to discuss it much, but can you guess what this does? ne = NetworkElement("172.16.66.1", "JasonsApp") conn = ne.connect("admin", "cisco", sc) intf1 = ne.get_interface_by_name("FastEthernet0/1") intf1.shut_down(1) sleep(5) intf1.shut_down(0)   If you guessed that it logs into a switch at 172.16.66.1 and disables interface F0/1 for 5 seconds and re-enables it, then you guessed […]