Network automation tools

As we have seen throughout the previous chapters, we have multiple choices regarding automating a network. From a basic configuration for any device using Netmiko to deploying and creating configurations across various devices in a network using Ansible, there are many options for engineers to automate networks based upon various needs.

Python is extensively used in creating automation scenarios, owing to its open community support for various vendors and protocols. Nearly every major player in the industry has support for Python programming, tweaking their own tools or any supporting technology that they have. Another major aspect of network automation are the custom-based solutions that could be made for organization ...

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