๐Ÿ”” Exciting Announcement Alert! ๐Ÿ””

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๐Ÿ”” Exciting Announcement Alert! ๐Ÿ””


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For the next ๐Ÿ’ฏ days, I'm going to share with you a series of ready-to-use Ansible scripts. These scripts will cover a broad range of network automation tasks, all tailored for Cisco devices. ๐Ÿš€

These tasks will include everything from basic operations like configuring interfaces, setting up VLANs, creating a new VRF, to more advanced operations like configuring and monitoring MPLS VPN, generating and analyzing netflow data, configuring RADIUS, and much more. By the end of the 100 days, you'll have a comprehensive playbook of Ansible tasks ready at your fingertips. ๐Ÿ“š

The best part? It's going to be absolutely FREE! Yes, you read that right. Each day, a new script will be sent straight to your inbox, helping you learn and grow in the field of network automation. ๐Ÿ’Œ

Task NumberAnsible Task Description
1Configure interfaces on routers or switches
2Setup new VLANs on switches
3Create a new VRF
4Setup routing protocols like OSPF, EIGRP, or BGP
5Modify existing routing policies
6Setup Access Control Lists (ACLs)
7Modify existing ACLs
8Backup device configurations
9Restore device configurations
10Schedule automated backups
11Reset passwords
12Upgrade the IOS of a device
13Schedule IOS upgrades
14Verify the success of an IOS upgrade
15Push out new configuration changes
16Monitor interface status
17Monitor CPU and memory usage
18Monitor router or switch uptime
19Enable or disable specific ports
20Configure port security
21Monitor port security
22Configure and verify Spanning Tree Protocol
23Configure and verify EtherChannel
24Set up QoS (Quality of Service)
25Monitor QoS
26Set up SNMP
27Configure NTP
28Enable logging
29Gather logs for troubleshooting
30Configure logging severity
31Monitor logging messages
32Validate device connectivity
33Check OSPF neighbors
34Check BGP peers
35Check EIGRP neighbors
36Pull routing tables
37Compare routing tables over time
38Track specific routes
39Monitor VPN status
40Monitor VPN traffic
41Monitor WAN link utilization
42Monitor LAN traffic
43Monitor overall network bandwidth usage
44Extract MAC address tables
45Extract ARP tables
46Compare MAC and ARP tables over time
47Monitor DHCP scopes
48Monitor DNS requests
49Check device's IOS version
50Inventory device models and serial numbers
51Run diagnostics on a device
52Reset or reload a device
53Create IP SLA probes
54Monitor IP SLA results
55Configure syslog servers
56Check power supply status
57Check fan status
58Monitor environment (temperature)
59Configure and monitor Multicast groups
60Pull interface descriptions
61Update interface descriptions
62Enable or disable STP (Spanning-Tree Protocol) on specific interfaces
63Enable or disable OSPF on specific interfaces
64Enable or disable EIGRP on specific interfaces
65Check NAT (Network Address Translation) translations
66Configure static NAT entries
67Configure dynamic NAT policies
68Configure PAT (Port Address Translation) policies
69Pull CDP (Cisco Discovery Protocol) information
70Pull LLDP (Link Layer Discovery Protocol) information
71Configure GRE tunnels
72Monitor GRE tunnel status
73Configure IPsec VPNs
74Monitor IPsec VPN status
75Configure DMVPN (Dynamic Multipoint VPN)
76Monitor DMVPN status
77Configure VSS (Virtual Switching System)
78Monitor VSS status
79Configure HSRP (Hot Standby Router Protocol)
80Monitor HSRP status
81Configure VRRP (Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol)
82Monitor VRRP status
83Configure GLBP (Gateway Load Balancing Protocol)
84Monitor GLBP status
85Configure and monitor PBR (Policy-Based Routing)
86Configure and monitor MPLS
87Configure and monitor MPLS VPN
88Generate and analyze netflow data
89Generate and analyze sFlow data
90Generate and analyze jFlow data
91Schedule device reboots
92Schedule interface shutdowns or startups
93Configure SSH access
94Monitor failed login attempts
95Configure AAA (Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting)
96Monitor AAA servers
97Configure TACACS+
98Configure RADIUS
99Monitor TACACS+ or RADIUS servers
100Generate network inventory, configuration, and performance reports

What's even more exciting? Each of these scripts will be accompanied by an informative video tutorial, to provide an in-depth understanding of its functionalities and application.๐ŸŽฅ

Yes its all for free. Cheers and Keep learning