Provisioning and Managing Networks Using Common Automation Tools

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.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 20, 2020
Duration
2h 42m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Getting Started with Device Provisioning Techniques
Utilizing Netmiko to Automate Cisco Enterprise Devices
Integrating Ansible Playbooks into Network Operations
Migrating from CLI-driven to Model-driven Programmability
Monitoring Networks Using Model-driven Telemetry (MDT)
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 20, 2020
Duration
2h 42m
Description

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.

About the author
About the author

Nick Russo, CCDE #20160041 and CCIE #42518, is your go-to-guy for all things networking and automation. Nick loves training online and speaking at industry conferences sharing his expertise.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
[Autogenerated] Hi, everyone. My name is Nick Russo and welcome to my course titled Provisioning and Managing Networks using common automation tools. Leveraging your existing network skills will stand up new branch sites to help a growing retail business expand their network. As the network grows, so too does the need for intelligent network provisioning, automation and monitoring. We'll cover five main topics in this course day zero provisioning techniques and how to select the most appropriate one basic CLI based network automation using Net mico Introducing concurrency and simplified CONFIG management with answerable, model driven program ability using python with netcom and yang and streaming telemetry using G R, P C and the Tyg stack. After completing this course, you'll know how to design, operate and maintain network automation solutions in production environments. Before beginning this course, I'd recommend the following prerequisite courses. These three courses provide the foundation of software development and program ability skills that are extended in this course the content around get version control. Dr Containers and Netcom P. Yang will be especially helpful. I'm assuming you already have a strong background in python programming. I hope you'll join me on this journey toe. Learn about provisioning and managing networks using common automation tools at plural site