Python - sort IP addresses from the Linux shell

Have you ever found yourself needing to quickly sort IP addresses directly from the Linux shell? You just ran grep against all of your configs looking for IPs in some »

NAPALM-Ansible - Automatic validation - part 1

Network automation is not just about configuration management. Equally, if not more, important is validation of the state and models. After all, what is automating configuration changes good for if »

Ansible - Pass extra variables to Playbook

Let's talk about passing extra Playbook variables from command line. First off, why would you want to do it? Maybe you want to execute task only if a variable is »

Ansible - Access facts of other host

When running tasks Ansible allows you to access facts about host currently being processed. These could be facts discovered by Ansible itself or loaded from the files in the host_ »

Ansible - ipaddr filter

Ansible's ipaddr filter is something you will be using a lot when working with network devices and their configurations. This filter provides an interface to netaddr Python package and it »