Using Python and Netmiko to Configure Cisco Switches

See how to program a GNS3 campus topology using a Python script and SSH.

David Bombal

August 4, 2017

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In this video, part of a series on network automation using GNS3, David Bombal demonstrates how to configure virtual Cisco switches using Python and Netmiko, a Python library for simplifying the SSH management of network devices. He shows you how to configure both core and access switches in a GNS3 campus topology. In his last video, he showed you how to use Netmiko to create VLANs on a Cisco switch.

About the Author(s)

David Bombal

Author and instructorDavid Bombal is an author and instructor at GNS3 and O'Reilly Media. He creates worldwide instructor-led and self-paced video training on new and emerging technologies such as SDN. He's involved in multiple SDN and OpenFlow projects which include both open source as well as commercial SDN controllers. His YouTube channel has more than 1 million views. Bombal holds numerous certifications, including CCIE #11023 (Emeritus). He's designed, implemented and managed networks ranging from single sites to those that span 50 countries.

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