seeking a framework to automate router configurations

rusi rustompmody at gmail.com
Wed Dec 18 04:59:31 CET 2013


On Wednesday, December 18, 2013 8:10:20 AM UTC+5:30, Frank Cui wrote:
> Hi Pythoners,
> I'm looking for a tool or framework in which I can do a slight modification to
> achieve the following task:
> "Asynchronously reset a large number of cisco routers back to their original
> configurations and push prepared initial configurations to them"
> I did find some similar existing work such as exscript and trigger, however
> I was stuck in the following two problems :
> 1. telneting to a non-default port number (other than 23)
> 2. handling of customized banner messages.
> can you give some hints on this ? 

For the low level details (exscript/trigger) I dont know.
However for the higher level organization issues you may want to look at

1. cuisine
http://stackful-dev.com/cuisine-the-lightweight-chefpuppet-alternative

which uses

2. fabric http://docs.fabfile.org/en/1.8/

And maybe
3. tox http://tox.readthedocs.org/en/latest/



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