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Provisioning and Managing Networks Using Common Automation Tools

by Nick Russo

Learning network automation can be challenging, especially when you have no business problem to solve. This course will start at day 0 by building up a small network, configuring it, then monitoring its performance over time.

What you'll learn

Join me as we help Globomantics stand up new branch sites to support their growing business. In this course, Provisioning and Managing Networks Using Common Automation Tools, you will learn how to automate enterprise networks, although the core skills extend far beyond the enterprise. First, you will discover the variety of Cisco day 0 provisioning techniques, choose the best one to meet specific business requirements, then implement it on the live network. Next, you will advance into day 1 operations, using tools like Netmiko, Ansible, and ncclient to configure networks after their initial provisioning. Finally, you will explore techiques to track the health and performance of your network devices using streaming telemetry transported over gRPC. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge required to introduce modern automation techniques into your business environment.

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About the author

Nicholas (Nick) Russo, CCDE #20160041 and CCIE #42518, is an internationally recognized expert in IP/MPLS networking and design. To grow his skillset, Nick has been focused advancing Network DevOps via automation for his clients. Recently, Nick has been sharing his knowledge through online video training and speaking at industry conferences. Nick also holds a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Nick lives in Maryland, USA with his wife, Car... more

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