Using python and the NX-OS API to Configure OSPF on a device.
This script will authenticate with a Nexus device that has feature nxapi enabled. We store the token received in a variable for later use, and then enable ospf globally, set the router id, and finally configure an interface with an IP address and to participate in our ospf instance in area 0.
On my journey towards Enterprise CCIE, I might make a pit stop or two at some of the DevNet certs.
Getting started with it all can be confusing, info overload to the max, and somewhat discouraging when you’re not sure how to accomplish tasks on your own.
The point of this video was not necessarily to be an in depth tutorial, but more an overview of the thought process I used to accomplish the task of having a python script configure something on a network device, without following a tutorial.
I used the NXAPI documentation, postman, and the NXAPI sandbox to accomplish creating this script.
As I continue my path towards the Cisco ENAUTO (Automating Enterprise Networks), I will continue to post my learnings.
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Sorry for the bit of rambling, just wanted to make a quick off the cuff video to talk about my experience with the exam and taking it at home. I hope to come back and edit this page later with more tips and resources, but for now….I need to go study this CCIE material!
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