Python Network Programming [Video]

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  • Apply your Python knowledge to network engineering tasks. 
  • Become a rock-star and future-proof your skills in the SDN world. 
  • Save time and money and accomplish daily tasks more efficiently and effectively. 
  • Gain peace of mind in knowing your network is doing what it is supposed to. 
  • Create customized scripts that accomplish your unique goals.

Python has become one of the most popular programming languages. This video uses a project-based approach to teach you how to leverage this easy-to-learn language for network automation tasks. The main goal of this course is to help you master key concepts in Python with the aid of interesting projects. You will learn to create exciting Python apps to automate daily networking tasks such as configuring devices, collecting information about the network, testing by client simulations, or network discovery. This course will help you build some mesmerizing network tools with Python, including a Subnet calculator; configuring multiple network devices concurrently via SSH or Telnet; a DHCP client simulator for testing a DHCP server in the local network; network discovery via SNMP; OS fingerprinting; and network attacks via Scapy. This tutorial uses real-life scenarios and use cases to help you build network automation tools with the amazing Python language. By the end of this course, you will be able to take your Python programming skills to the next level for network automation.

Style and Approach

This course provides hands-on, interesting examples with clear and friendly explanations that students can follow along with, covers common mistakes, and provides useful tips and in-the-trenches advice. There is a limited amount of theory; instead, the examples are full of real-world use cases.

  • Engaging and interesting Python projects that help Engineers accomplish network engineering tasks
  • The course consists of small, easy-to-digest examples in a friendly style that is easy to understand without being intimidating 
  • The examples are real-world instances, from the author's experience of managing large networks from public cloud providers, ISPs, and large enterprises
Course Length 2 hours 3 minutes
ISBN 9781788479387
Date Of Publication 26 Feb 2018


Eric Chou

Eric Chou is a seasoned technologist with over 18 years of industry experience. He has worked on and helped managed some of the largest networks in the industry while working at Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and other companies. Eric is passionate about network automation, Python, and helping companies build better security postures. Eric is the author of several books and online classes on networking with Python and network security. He is the proud inventor of two patents in IP telephony. Eric shares his deep interest in technology through his books, classes, and his blog, and contributes to some of the popular Python open source projects.