With the increasing complexity of network infrastructures, efficiencies can be realized by adopting tools to manage their configuration and operation. Join us for an introduction to network automation with a discussion of: - Scripting with Python and the PyEZ library - Ansible for inventory and configuration management - Custom tools for visualization of network switch configuration - Out of the box zero touch configuration.


Slide Deck 1: Network Automation

Slide Deck 2: Monitoring and Alerting on Blackhole Routes


Brett Runnings

Network Engineer, BCIT


Craig Tomkow

Network System Developer, BCNET


Dave Kubert

IT Security Officer, University of Northern British Columbia


Jim Anderson

Network Administrator, Kwantlen Polytechnic University