The future is APIs! SD-EVERYTHING! Automation! Orchestration! Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning! Sound familiar? It’s all part of the messaging going around in just about everything IT-related. With as much as you keep hearing about it, you might think that it’s all anyone is doing anymore. Yet it still just seems like not a whole lot of people are really
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.
Maybe 2018 isn’t off to quite the best start. Recent processor vulnerabilities have people scrambling to patch and update systems. Stuff like this ends up being a fairly large sink of time for any systems/network administrator. The worst part is that we have practically no control of when this stuff happens or how much time it’s going to take to
This is a multi-part series – If you just hit this page, please check out the prior posts first! Part 1 – Initial Thoughts Part 2 – Leaning Django Part 3 – Creating the Dashboard Alright – We’re finally at the last step to this project. We already have Django running with a somewhat decent-looking web dashboard. Now the only
This is a multi-part series – If you just hit this page, please check out the prior posts first! Part 1 – Initial Thoughts Part 2 – Leaning Django In the last post, we got Django working well enough to start serving up web requests. That’s a great start – So now it’s on to actually building the project. We’re
This is a multi-part series – If you just hit this page, please check out the prior posts first! Part 1 – Initial Thoughts Once I figured out the overall idea behind what I wanted to do – the next big part was figuring out where to start. As I mentioned in part 1, I had never used Django before
So maybe you’re like me – you’ve done a bit of everything in the past, but now you’ve specialized on something (like networking). Know what the best part of that is? Using all that knowledge and experience to make things happen. In this case, I’m talking about some of my prior experiences in scripting in automation, paired with some pretty
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