Templating/automating configuration

Nick Hilliard nick at foobar.org
Tue Jun 6 14:09:56 CST 2017


Graham Johnston wrote:
> Short of complete SDN, for those of you that have some degree of
> configuration templating and/or automation tools what is it that you
> run? I'm envisioning some sort of tool that let's me define template
> snippets of configuration and aids in their deployment to devices.
> I'm okay doing the heaving lifting in defining everything, I'm just
> looking for the tool that stitches it together and hopefully makes
> things a little less error prone for those who aren't as adept.

you would probably want to look at napalm for something like this.  It
will back-end into ansible or more recently, salt stack.

Nick


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