A Hands-on Guide to Network Source of Truth (NSoT)

What is NSoT? Network Source of Truth (NSoT) is a Django based opensource application for the management of IP addresses (IPAM), network devices and network interfaces. NSoT provides the following for the administration of the database inventory: REST-based API CLI client Python modules UI As you will shortly see the…

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Python - What does Property() do ?

What is Property()? When reading Python code you may have seen the following: class MyClass(object): def __init__(self): pass @property def do_something(self): return True The purpose of this function is to create a property of a class. A property looks and acts like an ordinary attribute, except…

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Cisco IOS - How to Configure VRF-Lite

What is VRF-Lite? VRF is a feature that allows you to create separate instances of the routing table. In turn allowing you to segregate and isolate different network types. When VRFs are used without MPLS it is classed as VRF-lite. VRF-lite configuration doesn’t need the route-target and can be…

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Cisco IOS - BGP Summarization

Introduction In order to reduce the amount of routing information within the routing table, routing summarization is used. Cisco IOS provides 3 types of BGP summarization: Aggregate Address - BGP is configured to advertise an aggregate network via the aggregate-address command. Manual - A summarized network is added to RIB…

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