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How to Upgrade Cisco ASA Firewalls (External)

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With the ever increasing number of vulnerabilities and security advisories that are released by networking vendors, having a well defined plan for performing...

Exploring NETCONF and YANG on Cisco IOS-XE

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I have been reading up on model-driven programmability using NETCONF and YANG models and found myself playing around with these after a Reddit user was havin...

Initial Thoughts on Cisco NFVIS API

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With multiple Cisco NFVIS software upgrades planned in the near future I thought I would explore the API to see how this might help speed up the process. My ...

Overview of the Viptela vManage API

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The move away from decentralized management of network devices has been a huge time saver when it comes to gathering data on these technologies. Although the...

The Role of Automated Health Checks

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The increasing complexity of network infrastructure devices has drastically changed what is required to perform a thorough health check to ensure it is opera...

A Guide to Cisco Support API’s - Part 2 - EoX

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The Cisco Support API’s provide some very useful end-points that enable you to gain efficiencies on managing your Cisco hardware and software inventory. In t...

A Guide to Cisco Support API’s - Part 1

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Managing your network infrastructure hardware, software and maintenance lifecycle workflow tends to be a painful process. It means gathering large amounts of...

Welcome!

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Welcome to my site! I’m looking forward to sharing all sorts of exciting posts on networking technologies and automation. I have a particular interest in SD-...