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Ansible for Network Engineers: Quick Start with GNS3, Ansible and Network Automation

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Learn Network Automation with GNS3 and Ansible.

Do you want to program networks using Ansible, but not sure where to start? Well, this course will show you how you can start programming Cisco networks within 30 minutes.

This course was created for network engineers. There are too many other Ansible courses out there that try to make network engineers server administrators. They concentrate on server administration, installation of software packages and other server admin tasks.

This course is different.

This course is practical. I won't talk about programming in abstract terms and make you wait before you can start automating networks. I will show you how you can quickly and easily start network programming by using GNS3, Cisco IOS and Ansible.

You will see demonstrations of the configuration of both Cisco routers and switches in GNS3. For example, how to configure multiple VLANs on a multiple switches, or how to configure OSPF on a router and more much more.

Learn how you can use Ansible to troubleshoot networks! Use a single Ansible command to retrieve mac address table information from multiple switches in seconds. Then pipe the output to a regular expression to filter down to a single MAC address.You will never troubleshoot networks the same way again!

This course shows you practical examples of using Ansible to programmatically configure Cisco network devices rather then just talking about it.

The days of configuring Cisco networks only with the command line interface (CLI) are drawing to a close. You need to add network programmability using Ansible to your skill set.

Learn how to automate networks using:

- SSH
- Ansible Network modules
- Ansible Playbooks
- Ansible ad hoc commands

Don't reinvent the wheel. Use the tools available to you to quickly and easily automate your networks.


"This is a must have course for any networking engineer looking to get into programming, as every single lecture in the course is focused on getting the most out of python for networking - not software development! Another plus about this course is that David keeps it really interesting throughout by constantly introducing new technologies and methods to improve your coding skills. This course really is different from the rest of the python courses out there, and you really learn something new every lecture, and for that reason, this course is worth every penny!"

- Ibrahim Jaffery

"An excellent and easy to follow introduction to the world of network automation with clear and concise examples, intuitive and informative. An invaluable resource for network engineers getting started in the field of Python network programming and automation. The best money I have spent on training in a long time. The instructor is clear and precise in his delivery, a complete pro. I look forward to future additions to this course."

- Ken Murphy, Senior Network Engineer

Your GNS3 Academy Instructor


David Bombal
David Bombal

David Bombal (CCIE #11023 Emeritus) passed his Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing and Switching exam in January 2003. David has the highest rated and most popular course in the GNS3 Academy: SDN and OpenFlow Introduction.

David's software tools and training have been downloaded +100,000 times. Many thousands of engineers like you use his tools and training on a regular basis.

David has developed over 20 courses for HP which are used worldwide. These include multiple SDN courses and HP ASE certification courses (4 day Instructor led training).

David's YouTube videos have been viewed +1 million times.

David has been training Cisco and networking courses for 15+ years and has delivered instructor led courses in various countries around the world covering a wide range of Cisco topics from CCNA to CCIE.

He has also personally developed Cisco engineer utilities such as the VPN Config Generator, software, training materials, EBooks, videos and other products which are used throughout the world.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ConfigTerm/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/davidbombal

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/davidbombal



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Courses Included with Purchase



Cumulus Linux Fundamentals, plus Ansible automation
Learn Cumulus Linux, Ansible and More!
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$39
Pica8 white box switching fundamentals
David Bombal
$19

Original Price: $58


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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