configuration sanity check
dcorbe at hammerfiber.com
Thu Oct 29 12:28:24 UTC 2015
"marcel.duregards at yahoo.fr" <marcel.duregards at yahoo.fr> writes:
> Hi Nanogers,
> Any recommendation about a software which check the live config of
> cisco/juniper devices against some templates ?
> The goal is to have a template about different function device, like:
> - CORE device must have this bloc and this clock
> - PE device must have at least that and that
> - CPE must have this and that
> - Distrib switch block 1 and block2
> - etc...
> And the software run once every day to check which device do not
> comply with those rules and generate an alert.
> - Marcel
You can also catch and minimize mistakes in real-time by:
1) Implementing and enforcing a proper change control system
2) Implementing tools like Rancid, which are designed to scrape router
configs and E-Mail changes in the format of a unified diff to everyone
in your engineering team.
3) Make liberal use of tools like RtConfig so routine changes aren't a
painful (read: manual) time-consuming process.
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