Chapter 19. Understanding Ansible, Puppet, and Chef

This chapter covers the following exam topics:

6.0 Automation and Programmability

6.6 Recognize the capabilities of configuration mechanisms Puppet, Chef, and Ansible

By now, you have seen how to use the IOS CLI to configure routers and switches. To configure using the CLI, you get into configuration mode, issue configuration commands (which change the running-config file), and eventually leave configuration mode. If you decide to keep those changes, you save the configuration to the startup-config file using the copy running-config startup-config command. Next time the router or switch boots, the device loads the startup-config file into RAM as the running-config. Simple enough.

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