seeking a framework to automate router configurations

Frank Cui ycui at outlook.com
Wed Dec 18 04:59:51 CET 2013


Thank you guys for the input, I have determined to go with the plain old "expect" as it seems most easy to go with for this task.
Frank

> Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2013 19:59:31 -0800
> Subject: Re: seeking a framework to automate router configurations
> From: rustompmody at gmail.com
> To: python-list at python.org
> 
> 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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