Templating/automating configuration

Gordon Cook cook at cookreport.com
Sun Jun 11 23:58:04 CST 2017


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> On Jun 7, 2017, at 6:17 PM, Andrew Dampf <adampf at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Salt is great for generating configs based on jinja templates, and you can
> use napalm in conjunction with salt to push the configs to the device on a
> set schedule (typically this is done hourly). If manual changes are made to
> the router, salt would override them on the next run, so it's a great way
> to make sure configs are consistent.
> 
> 
> On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 9:25 AM Graham Johnston <johnstong at westmancom.com>
> 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.
>> 
>> Graham Johnston
>> Network Planner
>> Westman Communications Group
>> 204.717.2829 <(204)%20717-2829>
>> johnstong at westmancom.com<mailto:johnstong at westmancom.com>
>> 
>> 
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