By now, many of us are familiar with using REST APIs to accomplish network automation tasks. But some may have wondered what the effort involved in providing one.
A fun way to explore ‘the other side’ is to write a useful little chatbot to integrate with your collaboration tool of choice. This blog shows how to connect Slack with Cisco ACI using Python and FastAPI.
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DevAsc has been a dream of mine since the beginning, but I never really found the time during this crazy year. When Cisco extended the deadline for the DevNetClassof2020 though, I took that as a sign and started my journey at short notice towards the end of 2020. Now you can learn what I think about the exam and the way I prepared.
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You might have seen this before. Periodic drops with massive ICMP echo requests (ping) against an IP of a switch or router (doesn’t matter) and someone complaining about packet loss while ‘testing’ the network.
It’s not broken and here is why.
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In contrast to the CSR1000v it took me a few attempts to get a running installation of Nexus 9000v, so maybe this post helps someone to save time (or me, when I look back in a few month).
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