Working with Network Configurations and Definitions

One important point in network automation is how the configuration is organized and how we can automate our network in a scalable way. In this chapter, we are going to explore how to work with a network configuration and how to define it for effective use with network automation. We want to build scalable and future-proof solutions.

Why do we care about configuration and network definition? Why is it important which file to use? How can we create a lifelong definition? How can we use this to help network automation? Let’s explore answers to these questions in this chapter.

We are going to explore the following:

  • Describing the configuration problem
  • Helping network automation using definitions ...

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