Network Automation Cookbook

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  • Understand the various components of Ansible
  • Using infrastructure as code concepts in the design and build of network solutions
  • Using Ansible in automating network devices like Cisco, Juniper, Arista and F5
  • Using Ansible to automate network resources in AWS, GCP and Azure cloud solutions
  • How to use NetBox for network inventory and how to integrate it with Ansible
  • How to validate network using Ansible and Batfish

Network Automation Cookbook is designed for system administrators, network engineers, or infrastructure automation engineers interested in using network automation to centrally manage the switches, routers, and other devices in their organization's network infrastructure.

The book begins by reviewing the basic Ansible concepts and then explains how to use Ansible to automate common network tasks across various vendor equipment in different environments like enterprise, data center and service providers.Then, we move to explain how to automate networks on the cloud from providers like AWS, GCP and Azure..

By the end of this book, you should be comfortable in using Ansible in automating network devices as well as using various 3rd party tools like NAPALM, NetBox and Batfish to build robust network automation solutions.

  • Step-by-step instructions to automate network Infrastructure using Ansible
  • Effectively model and describe Network Infrastructure using Ansible in various environments across Cloud, Data Center and Service Provider Networks
  • Integrate Ansible with several 3rd party tools like NAPALM, NetBox and Batfish to deliver a robust automation framework
Page Count 417
Course Length 12 hours 30 minutes
ISBN 9781789956481
Date Of Publication 27 Mar 2020


Karim Okasha

Karim Ahmed Adel Okasha is a Network Consultant at Equifax. He works in the Telecom industry and is a Network Consultant with special focus on network automation, cloud and SDN. Karim has a Bachelor degree in Telecommunications and is professionally qualified with CCIE, JNCIE, RedHat Ansible, AWS, LFCS. He has extensively carried out the design and implementation process for large scale networks across large Telco and Enterprise customers.