Category Archives: Cisco

New playbook to backup Cisco Small Business switches with Ansible

I backup my network device configurations with Ansible, as you can read in the previous post. Recently the backup of Cisco Small Business switches started to consistently fail. Maybe related to an update of the firmware. An internet search learned … Continue reading

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Network device configuration backup with Ansible

Network automation or automation in general is a hot topic these days. And indeed it would be prefereble to automate repetitive tasks or even write the entire desired state of your network in a tool like Puppet or Ansible. But … Continue reading

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VTP : Moving to another VTP domain

We use VTP to propagate VLAN defenitions to all of our switches. There are cons to the use of VTP but I feel the benfit of not having to configure the VLANs on dozens of switches (or more) can sometimes … Continue reading

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