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Introduction to Python Network Automation

Author : Brendan Choi
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Learn and implement network automation within the Enterprise network using Python 3. This introductory book will be your guide to building an integrated virtual networking lab to begin your Network Automation journey and master the basics of Python Network Automation. The book features a review of the practical Python network automation scripting skills and tips learned from the production network, so you can safely test and practice in a lab environment first, various Python modules such as paramiko and netmiko, pandas, re, and much more. You'll also develop essential skills such as Python scripting, regular expressions, Linux and Windows administration, VMware virtualization, and Cisco networking from the comfort of your laptop/PC with no actual networking hardware. Finally, you will learn to write a fully automated and working Cisco IOS XE upgrade application using Python. Introduction to Python Network Automation uses a canonical order, where you begin at the bottom and by the time you have completed this book, you will at least reach the intermediate level of Python coding for enterprise networking automation using native Python tools. What You'll Learn Build a proper GNS3-based networking lab for Python network automation needs. Write the basics of Python codes in both the Windows and Linux environments. Control network devices using telnet, SSH, and SNMP protocols using Python codes. Understand virtualization and how to use VMware workstation Examine virtualization and how to use VMware Workstation Pro Develop a working Cisco IOS upgrade application Who This Book Is For IT Engineers and developers, network managers and students, who would like to learn network automation using Python.

Python Network Programming Techniques

Author : Marcel Neidinger
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Become well-versed with network programmability by solving the most commonly encountered problems using Python 3 and open-source packages Key Features • Explore different Python packages to automate your infrastructure • Leverage AWS APIs and the Python library Boto3 to administer your public cloud network efficiently • Get started with infrastructure automation by enhancing your network programming knowledge Book Description Network automation offers a powerful new way of changing your infrastructure network. Gone are the days of manually logging on to different devices to type the same configuration commands over and over again. With this book, you'll find out how you can automate your network infrastructure using Python. You'll get started on your network automation journey with a hands-on introduction to the network programming basics to complement your infrastructure knowledge. You'll learn how to tackle different aspects of network automation using Python programming and a variety of open source libraries. In the book, you'll learn everything from templating, testing, and deploying your configuration on a device-by-device basis to using high-level REST APIs to manage your cloud-based infrastructure. Finally, you'll see how to automate network security with Cisco's Firepower APIs. By the end of this Python network programming book, you'll have not only gained a holistic overview of the different methods to automate the configuration and maintenance of network devices, but also learned how to automate simple to complex networking tasks and overcome common network programming challenges. What you will learn • Programmatically connect to network devices using SSH (secure shell) to execute commands • Create complex configuration templates using Python • Manage multi-vendor or multi-device environments using network controller APIs or unified interfaces • Use model-driven programmability to retrieve and change device configurations • Discover how to automate post modification network infrastructure tests • Automate your network security using Python and Firepower APIs Who this book is for This book is for network engineers who want to make the most of Python to automate their infrastructure. A basic understanding of Python programming and common networking principles is necessary. Table of Contents • A Primer on Python 3 • Connecting to Network Devices via SSH Using Paramiko • Building Configuration Templates Using Jinja2 • Configuring Network Devices Using Netmiko • Model-Driven Programmability with NETCONF and ncclient • Automating Complex Multi-Vendor Networks with NAPALM • Automating Your Network Tests and Deployments with pyATS and Genie • Configuring Devices Using RESTCONF and requests • Consuming Controllers and High-Level Networking APIs with requests • Incorporating Your Python Scripts into an Existing Workflow by Writing Custom Ansible Modules • Automating AWS Cloud Networking Infrastructure Using the AWS Python SDK • Automating Your Network Security Using Python and the Firepower APIs

Practical Network Automation Second Edition

Author : Abhishek Ratan
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Leverage the power of Python, Ansible and other network automation tools to make your network robust and more secure Key Features Get introduced to the concept of network automation with relevant use cases Apply Continuous Integration and DevOps to improve your network performance Implement effective automation using tools such as Python, Ansible, and more Book Description Network automation is the use of IT controls to supervise and carry out everyday network management functions. It plays a key role in network virtualization technologies and network functions. The book starts by providing an introduction to network automation, and its applications, which include integrating DevOps tools to automate the network efficiently. It then guides you through different network automation tasks and covers various data digging and performing tasks such as ensuring golden state configurations using templates, interface parsing. This book also focuses on Intelligent Operations using Artificial Intelligence and troubleshooting using chatbots and voice commands. The book then moves on to the use of Python and the management of SSH keys for machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, all followed by practical use cases. The book also covers the importance of Ansible for network automation, including best practices in automation; ways to test automated networks using tools such as Puppet, SaltStack, and Chef; and other important techniques. Through practical use-cases and examples, this book will acquaint you with the various aspects of network automation. It will give you the solid foundation you need to automate your own network without any hassle. What you will learn Get started with the fundamental concepts of network automation Perform intelligent data mining and remediation based on triggers Understand how AIOps works in operations Trigger automation through data factors Improve your data center's robustness and security through data digging Get access infrastructure through API Framework for chatbot and voice interactive troubleshootings Set up communication with SSH-based devices using Netmiko Who this book is for If you are a network engineer or a DevOps professional looking for an extensive guide to help you automate and manage your network efficiently, then this book is for you. No prior experience with network automation is required to get started, however you will need some exposure to Python programming to get the most out of this book.

Practical Network Automation

Author : Abhishek Ratan
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Get More from your Network with Automation tools to increase its effectiveness. About This Book Get started with network automation (and different automation tasks) with relevant use cases Apply software design principles such as Continuous Integration and DevOps to your network toolkit Guides you through some best practices in automation Who This Book Is For If you are a network engineer looking for an extensive guide to help you automate and manage your network efficiently, then this book is for you. What You Will Learn Get the detailed analysis of Network automation Trigger automations through available data factors Improve data center robustness and security through specific access and data digging Get an Access to APIs from Excel for dynamic reporting Set up a communication with SSH-based devices using netmiko Make full use of practical use cases and best practices to get accustomed with the various aspects of network automation In Detail Network automation is the use of IT controls to supervise and carry out every-day network management functions. It plays a key role in network virtualization technologies and network functions. The book starts by providing an introduction to network automation, SDN, and its applications, which include integrating DevOps tools to automate the network efficiently. It then guides you through different network automation tasks and covers various data digging and reporting methodologies such as IPv6 migration, DC relocations, and interface parsing, all the while retaining security and improving data center robustness. The book then moves on to the use of Python and the management of SSH keys for machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, all followed by practical use cases. The book also covers the importance of Ansible for network automation including best practices in automation, ways to test automated networks using different tools, and other important techniques. By the end of the book, you will be well acquainted with the various aspects of network automation. Style and approach A clear, concise, and straightforward book that will enable you to automate networks and improve performance.

Mastering Python Networking

Author : Eric Chou
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Master the art of using Python for a diverse range of network engineering tasks Key Features Explore the power of Python libraries to tackle difficult network problems efficiently and effectively Use Python for network device automation, DevOps, and software-defined networking Become an expert in implementing advanced network-related tasks with Python Book Description Networks in your infrastructure set the foundation for how your application can be deployed, maintained, and serviced. Python is the ideal language for network engineers to explore tools that were previously available to systems engineers and application developers. In this second edition of Mastering Python Networking, you'll embark on a Python-based journey to transition from traditional network engineers to network developers ready for the next-generation of networks. This book begins by reviewing the basics of Python and teaches you how Python can interact with both legacy and API-enabled network devices. As you make your way through the chapters, you will then learn to leverage high-level Python packages and frameworks to perform network engineering tasks for automation, monitoring, management, and enhanced security. In the concluding chapters, you will use Jenkins for continuous network integration as well as testing tools to verify your network. By the end of this book, you will be able to perform all networking tasks with ease using Python. What you will learn Use Python libraries to interact with your network Integrate Ansible 2.5 using Python to control Cisco, Juniper, and Arista eAPI network devices Leverage existing frameworks to construct high-level APIs Learn how to build virtual networks in the AWS Cloud Understand how Jenkins can be used to automatically deploy changes in your network Use PyTest and Unittest for Test-Driven Network Development Who this book is for Mastering Python Networking is for network engineers and programmers who want to use Python for networking. Basic familiarity with Python programming and networking-related concepts such as Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) will be useful.

Learning Python Networking

Author : José Manuel Ortega
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Achieve improved network programmability and automation by leveraging powerful network programming concepts, algorithms, and tools Key Features Deal with remote network servers using SSH, FTP, SNMP and LDAP protocols. Design multi threaded and event-driven architectures for asynchronous servers programming. Leverage your Python programming skills to build powerful network applications Book Description Network programming has always been a demanding task. With full-featured and well-documented libraries all the way up the stack, Python makes network programming the enjoyable experience it should be. Starting with a walk through of today's major networking protocols, through this book, you'll learn how to employ Python for network programming, how to request and retrieve web resources, and how to extract data in major formats over the web. You will utilize Python for emailing using different protocols, and you'll interact with remote systems and IP and DNS networking. You will cover the connection of networking devices and configuration using Python 3.7, along with cloud-based network management tasks using Python. As the book progresses, socket programming will be covered, followed by how to design servers, and the pros and cons of multithreaded and event-driven architectures. You'll develop practical clientside applications, including web API clients, email clients, SSH, and FTP. These applications will also be implemented through existing web application frameworks. What you will learn Execute Python modules on networking tools Automate tasks regarding the analysis and extraction of information from a network Get to grips with asynchronous programming modules available in Python Get to grips with IP address manipulation modules using Python programming Understand the main frameworks available in Python that are focused on web application Manipulate IP addresses and perform CIDR calculations Who this book is for If you're a Python developer or a system administrator with Python experience and you're looking to take your first steps in network programming, then this book is for you. If you're a network engineer or a network professional aiming to be more productive and efficient in networking programmability and automation then this book would serve as a useful resource. Basic knowledge of Python is assumed.

Python for Geeks

Author : Muhammad Asif
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Take your Python skills to the next level to develop scalable, real-world applications for local as well as cloud deployment Key Features All code examples have been tested with Python 3.7 and Python 3.8 and are expected to work with any future 3.x release Learn how to build modular and object-oriented applications in Python Discover how to use advanced Python techniques for the cloud and clusters Book Description Python is a multipurpose language that can be used for multiple use cases. Python for Geeks will teach you how to advance in your career with the help of expert tips and tricks. You'll start by exploring the different ways of using Python optimally, both from the design and implementation point of view. Next, you'll understand the life cycle of a large-scale Python project. As you advance, you'll focus on different ways of creating an elegant design by modularizing a Python project and learn best practices and design patterns for using Python. You'll also discover how to scale out Python beyond a single thread and how to implement multiprocessing and multithreading in Python. In addition to this, you'll understand how you can not only use Python to deploy on a single machine but also use clusters in private as well as in public cloud computing environments. You'll then explore data processing techniques, focus on reusable, scalable data pipelines, and learn how to use these advanced techniques for network automation, serverless functions, and machine learning. Finally, you'll focus on strategizing web development design using the techniques and best practices covered in the book. By the end of this Python book, you'll be able to do some serious Python programming for large-scale complex projects. What you will learn Understand how to design and manage complex Python projects Strategize test-driven development (TDD) in Python Explore multithreading and multiprogramming in Python Use Python for data processing with Apache Spark and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Deploy serverless programs on public clouds such as GCP Use Python to build web applications and application programming interfaces Apply Python for network automation and serverless functions Get to grips with Python for data analysis and machine learning Who this book is for This book is for intermediate-level Python developers in any field who are looking to build their skills to develop and manage large-scale complex projects. Developers who want to create reusable modules and Python libraries and cloud developers building applications for cloud deployment will also find this book useful. Prior experience with Python will help you get the most out of this book.

Hands On Enterprise Automation with Python

Author : Bassem Aly
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Invent your own Python scripts to automate your infrastructure Key Features Make the most of Python libraries and modules to automate your infrastructure Leverage Python programming to automate server configurations and administration tasks Efficiently develop your Python skill set Book Description Hands-On Enterprise Automation with Python starts by covering the set up of a Python environment to perform automation tasks, as well as the modules, libraries, and tools you will be using. We’ll explore examples of network automation tasks using simple Python programs and Ansible. Next, we will walk you through automating administration tasks with Python Fabric, where you will learn to perform server configuration and administration, along with system administration tasks such as user management, database management, and process management. As you progress through this book, you’ll automate several testing services with Python scripts and perform automation tasks on virtual machines and cloud infrastructure with Python. In the concluding chapters, you will cover Python-based offensive security tools and learn how to automate your security tasks. By the end of this book, you will have mastered the skills of automating several system administration tasks with Python. What you will learn Understand common automation modules used in Python Develop Python scripts to manage network devices Automate common Linux administration tasks with Ansible and Fabric Managing Linux processes Administrate VMware, OpenStack, and AWS instances with Python Security automation and sharing code on GitHub Who this book is for Hands-On Enterprise Automation with Python is for system administrators and DevOps engineers who are looking for an alternative to major automation frameworks such as Puppet and Chef. Basic programming knowledge with Python and Linux shell scripting is necessary.

Neuronale Netze Selbst Programmieren

Author : Tariq Rashid
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Neuronale Netze sind Schlüsselelemente des Deep Learning und der Künstlichen Intelligenz, die heute zu Erstaunlichem in der Lage sind. Dennoch verstehen nur wenige, wie Neuronale Netze tatsächlich funktionieren. Dieses Buch nimmt Sie mit auf eine unterhaltsame Reise, die mit ganz einfachen Ideen beginnt und Ihnen Schritt für Schritt zeigt, wie Neuronale Netze arbeiten. Dafür brauchen Sie keine tieferen Mathematik-Kenntnisse, denn alle mathematischen Konzepte werden behutsam und mit vielen Illustrationen erläutert. Dann geht es in die Praxis: Sie programmieren Ihr eigenes Neuronales Netz mit Python und bringen ihm bei, handgeschriebene Zahlen zu erkennen, bis es eine Performance wie ein professionell entwickeltes Netz erreicht. Zum Schluss lassen Sie das Netz noch auf einem Raspberry Pi Zero laufen. - Tariq Rashid hat eine besondere Fähigkeit, schwierige Konzepte verständlich zu erklären, dadurch werden Neuronale Netze für jeden Interessierten zugänglich und praktisch nachvollziehbar.

Practical Network Automation

Author : Abhishek Ratan
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Network automation is the process of efficiently automating the management and functionality of networks. Through practical use-cases and examples, this book introduces you to the popular tools such as Python, Ansible, Chef and more, that are used to automate a network.