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  • Understand the various components of Ansible
  • Automate network resources in AWS, GCP, and Azure cloud solutions
  • Use IaC concepts to design and build network solutions
  • Automate network devices such as Cisco, Juniper, Arista, and F5
  • Use NetBox to build network inventory and integrate it with Ansible
  • Validate networks using Ansible and Batfish

Network Automation Cookbook is designed to help system administrators, network engineers, and infrastructure automation engineers to centrally manage switches, routers, and other devices in their organization's network. This book will help you gain hands-on experience in automating enterprise networks and take you through core network automation techniques using the latest version of Ansible and Python.

With the help of practical recipes, you'll learn how to build a network infrastructure that can be easily managed and updated as it scales through a large number of devices. You'll also cover topics related to security automation and get to grips with essential techniques to maintain network robustness. As you make progress, the book will show you how to automate networks on public cloud providers such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Azure. Finally, you will get up and running with Ansible 2.9 and discover troubleshooting techniques and network automation best practices.

By the end of this book, you'll be able to use Ansible to automate modern network devices and integrate third-party tools such as NAPALM, NetBox, and Batfish easily to build robust network automation solutions.

  • Use Ansible to automate network infrastructure with the help of step-by-step instructions
  • Implement network automation best practices to save cost, avoid critical errors, and reduce downtime
  • Deliver a robust automation framework by integrating Ansible with NAPALM, NetBox, and Batfish
Page Count 482
Course Length 14 hours 27 minutes
ISBN 9781789956481
Date Of Publication 17 Apr 2020


Karim Okasha

Karim Okasha is a network consultant with over 15 years of experience in the ICT industry. He is specialized in the design and operation of large telecom and service provider networks and has lots of experience in network automation. Karim has a bachelor's degree in telecommunications and holds several expert-level certifications, such as CCIE, JNCIE, and RHCE. He is currently working in Red Hat as a network automation consultant, helping large telecom and service providers to design and implement innovative network automation solutions. Prior to joining Red Hat, he worked for Saudi Telecom Company as well as Cisco and Orange S.A.