[python]Multiprocessing with Netmiko

Network diagram What I want to achieve There are three vIOS routers which I need to configure with some portion of harden configuration derived from Cisco's hardening guide. The configuration portion I chose is static, hence no dynamic information like the post I did last time. The purpose is to record how multiprocessing can be … Continue reading [python]Multiprocessing with Netmiko

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[python]Match most of the Cisco ASA access list patterns with regular expression

Regular expression reference Purchase the course by Sujith George The Complete Regular Expressions Course:Beginner to Advanced from Udemy Study this code from git hub, this code gives a good idea on how you should match access-list, from this course I realize the regex module can convert the matched data to dictionary. Read this documentation about … Continue reading [python]Match most of the Cisco ASA access list patterns with regular expression

[python]Detect changes in configuration of ASA

Three python scripts were written for doing specific tasks. conn_asa.py - this script is responsible for generating two outputs hostname and md_now (md is short for message digest) statechange.py - this script writes the hash generated from conn_asa.py into database. compare_change.py - this script compares the hash stored in db with the current hash generated … Continue reading [python]Detect changes in configuration of ASA

[python]Automating OSPF configuration of two routers

Network diagram There are two vIOS which are R1 and R2, they have their gi0/2 and gi0/3 connected to the R5 switch, the configuration is pushed from the cloud through their gi0/2 and gi0/3 to configure their gi0/0 to become OSPF neighbours. Objective To configure the two routers to become ospf neighbors, the OSPF configuration … Continue reading [python]Automating OSPF configuration of two routers

[python]Convert show ip int brief into structured json data

Cisco IOS commands output is unstructured in the perception of scripting, the output format made sense only to engineers, however if you need to program such output is difficult if the output is not processed. One of the better way to structure the unstructured cisco output is to check each row of the output, then … Continue reading [python]Convert show ip int brief into structured json data