Project 1 – Ansible – Deploy New Network & Network Security – Stage 4 – Deploy ACL’s

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Welcome back, there has been a brief delay in the regularity of this post due to simply not knowing a few things and having to learn them. This is precisely the point of this project after all. Now at the start of this project I did state there would be a situation where I would […]

Project 1 – Ansible – Deploy New Network & Network Security – Stage 3 – Deploy VLANs to Cisco NX-OS Core Switch

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Moving on from the success of the previous playbook, I now needed to deploy changes onto the 1 NXOS 9k virtual switch. The changes that will be deployed here will help you to see and give shape to the network that I am building for my hosts in this made up LAB1 network. With this […]

Project 1 – Ansible – Stage 2 – Deploy New Network & Network Security

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Wow, what an epic trip this was for me personally putting this playbook together. It actually started off very simple but then I started question myself and say to myself how to I prevent me deploying this kind of change in a real world prod environment and not breaking anything. How can I ensure consistency […]

Professional Development – Networking – How & where to get started on your journey with with NetDevOps (Networking as code).

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My fellow network engineers, or people who like to do network related tasks as part of their current role. The future is coming slowly but surely, the future is networking as code. There are so many other people who have written so many good papers as to why this is the case and the natural […]