Category Archives: Automation

Getting Started with Cisco NFVIS

Matt Schmitz/ April 13, 2019

A few weeks ago I got my hands on a Cisco UCS C220 M4 server – which I’ve set up in a lab to install and test Cisco’s Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure Software (NFVIS). I really wanted to get this running on an Enterprise Network Compute System (ENCS) box, but you can’t always get everything what you want :). The

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Juniper SRX – Automated Route Monitoring

Matt Schmitz/ March 13, 2018

I have always said that I’m not sure I could write code for a living, but I do really enjoy writing scripts that make my life easier. Today’s post is a great example of that. The ease of use offered by the Juniper SRX firewalls and JunOS is something that I wish I had in all of my networking infrastructure.

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Getting Started with JunOS PyEZ

Matt Schmitz/ January 24, 2017

This guide is written for CentOS 7. If you’re running another distro, find your dependencies here Last year we had to begin migrating off of some of our older Juniper SSG firewalls since we were beginning to push them to their throughput limits. We evaluated a couple of vendors but ultimately decided to stay with Juniper and purchase SRX 1500

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