New Training: Automate MPLS Layer 3 VPNs with NETCONF
In this 7-video skill, CBT Nuggets trainer John McGovern demonstrates how to plan and deploy automated MPLS Layer 3 VPNs over NETCONF using the Python network automation framework, Nornir!
Course:Advanced Network Automation with Cisco and Python – Cisco Training Watch this new networking training.
Watch the full course: Advanced Network Automation with Cisco and Python
This training includes:
- 7 videos
- 1.1 hours of training
You’ll learn these topics in this skill:
- Command Line Configurations
- Pulling the Configurations
- VRF Template Creation
- Routing Template Creation
- Automating the Deployment
- Jinjaless Deployment
Can You Automate VPN Deployment?
The internet is in a constantly fluid state. Despite telco operators and ISPs magically being able to keep large networks consistently operational, needs change as businesses evolve. Connecting those businesses isn't a simple task, either. That's one of the many reasons to configure and deploy VPNs over MPLS with Nornir.
Automating VPN deployment might seem like a daunting task, but Cisco's Python-powered Nornir automation tools can make that process seamless. There are some things you'll need to plan for before automating this process, though.
For instance, the notion of using a VPN to connect two business locations implies configuring security mechanisms and authentication schemes. Various businesses may have different requirements, though. You'll need to understand those requirements before you can create a sort of automation template in Nornir.
Thankfully because Nornir can utilize Python in its entirety, engineers can create versatile automated environments for deploying various Layer 3 VPNs over MPLS.