Chapter 13. Working with Application Programmable Interfaces

While previous chapters have provided an insightful glimpse into the world of pyATS and its capabilities, particularly highlighting a selection of APIs and the REST Connector, this chapter aims to take a deeper dive into these powerful tools. We’ve already seen how pyATS, with its extensive range of built-in device APIs, enhances the network automation landscape. In this chapter, we’ll explore in greater detail the REST Connector, an integral component that enables pyATS to directly interact with sophisticated systems like Cisco Catalyst Center and Cisco APIC for ACI. This exploration is crucial for understanding how pyATS not only simplifies but also revolutionizes network management. ...

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