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New Training: Automate Network Testing with pyATS

by Team Nuggets
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Published on March 9, 2021

In this 10-video skill, CBT Nuggets trainer John McGovern introduces Cisco’s powerful Python automated testing solution, pyATS! Watch this new networking training.

Watch the full course: Advanced Network Automation with Cisco and Python

This training includes:

  • 10 videos

  • 1.2 hours of training

You’ll learn these topics in this skill:

  • Introduction to pyATS

  • Creating a Testbed

  • Profiling the Network

  • Comparing the Network State

  • Pure Python

  • Parallel Call

  • DQ

  • Automation Easy Testing

  • Running Jobs

  • Robot Framework

What is pyATS and How Does It Help Network Assurance?

The pyATS test framework foundation ecosystem, is designed to provide streamlined, reusable, and standardized testing processing for automated network tests.This robust DevOps ecosystem provides network engineers the ability to automate many of the laborious day-to-day network-related tasks, distilled into reusable, scalable testing capabilities. Through an intuitively designed dashboard, network engineers can perform certification tests, CI/CD automation, network automation.

Coupled with pyATS, the pyATS Library, also known as pyATS Genie, comprises all of the needed tools to perform automated network testing built on the pyATS test framework automation framework. Within the PyATS Library, users will have access to a variety of parsers, triggers and reusable APIS, and a simple command-line interface.

As organizations look to improve their network testing, pyATS can be a strong candidate to support in that cause. Through seamless rapid test development and execution and build on standardized testing processes, pyATS is removing the overhead and resource requirement of manual testing, supporting more efficient network management.

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