NetworkTom

Hi, I'm Tom.

Cisco student, 26 years old. Currently working as Network engineer at AT&T. I would like to invite you to my journey to become Network Professional.

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Python: Getting JSON data from remote NX-OS device

In this quick guide I am going to show you how to reach remote Cisco Nexus 9k (sandbox) and get some JSON data using Python. JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation and it is basically a syntax for storing and exchanging data. Python has a built-in package called json, which can be used to work… Read →

-- by Tom | 13.10.2020 --

Python: Script to get interface descriptions of various netwrok devices

Purpose of this script is to get interface descriptions of various network devices (router, switch, firewall etc.) and vendors (cisco, hp, juniper). Script is able to connect the remote server using paramiko library and pull out descriptions from backup configs stored in this server. Output is the CSV file which contains hostname, interface and particular description in each column. Of course this script is not perfect but it might help you or inspire you. Feel free to download it by clicking on button bellow.

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GNS3 vs Packet Tracer

In this article I will talk about new Cisco CCNA 200-301 exam, especially what is needed to be prepared for the exam. In my opinion, the most critical piece is practicing the theory you’ve learned. There are several ways how to practice your knowledge. I have experience with 2 software for… Read →

-- by Tom | 29.08.2020 --