How to allow CLI (SSH & Telnet access) on NetGear Prosafe smart switches

I manage and look after the entire infrastructure at a small higher education campus all by my self. This includes the network Infrastructure, server admin and end-point support. Our network devices are diverse and it’s a complete multivendor environment. It’s really important for me to automate tasks to save on crucial time. Nearly all our … More How to allow CLI (SSH & Telnet access) on NetGear Prosafe smart switches

Automated Provisioning: Layer 3 Spine and Leaf datacenter style Home Lab

Overview: Layer 3 Spine and Leaf The hardware used: Spine and leafs: Cisco 3750X/Cisco 3850/Cisco 3650x. Cisco Router 2921 as boarder leafs. Servers: HPE ProLiant DL 360P G8, HPE ProLiant DL 380P G9 and HPE ProLiant 360P G7 The code to my entire home lab fabric can be found on my GitHub .Spine & Leaf … More Automated Provisioning: Layer 3 Spine and Leaf datacenter style Home Lab

Network Automation: Declarative vs Imperative

In the world of software programming phraseology imperative and declarative are two variations of programming techniques. Not specific to object oriented programming, however it’s often associated very closely to object modelling. Declarative Programming Fundamentally declarative programming is when you describe or declare a method or function to perform a specific task without giving the function … More Network Automation: Declarative vs Imperative

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Networking Service Basic networking including network services, setting physical connections, planning, designing SOHO topologies and architecture, and setting up cloud connectivity. Network Implementations Setting up SOHO/Enterprise(cisco)routers, switches and other SOHO based networking devices i.e IoT; setup ethernet and configuring wireless technologies for SOHO environment. Network Operations Monitor and optimize networks to ensure for business continuity. … More Services

IOS: Automate Through Serial Console Port!

Are You Studying for CCNA/CCNP Certification & Using A Physical Lab? Automate On-Boarding Cisco Legacy IOS Devices Before I begin this write-up on this python code. I would like provide you with brief background regarding the out-of-box on-boarding process for modern IOS devices. With iOS-XE/XR and NX-OS, they have on-box python shell. This allows you … More IOS: Automate Through Serial Console Port!

Intro (and little bit more) Hashicorp’s Terraform

I remember thinking a few months ago what is terraform? Initially I was hesitant due to the thought of learning a new programming language(while still in process of learning others) Fortunately, my fears where built on false assumptions. Terraform is a open source software by Hashicorp Terraform it builds/stands-up “virtualised” infrastructure in form of a … More Intro (and little bit more) Hashicorp’s Terraform