October 16, 2017 Arista EOS EAPI – Application Programmable Interface by Pablo Narváez
Network automation is usually associated with doing things more quickly which is true, but it’s not the only reason why we should adopt it.
Network administrators usually touch the CLI to make changes on the network. Things get messy when there’s more than one administrator in a multi-vendor environment: Chances for human error are increased when different admins try to make changes on the network using different CLI/tools at the same time.…
August 17, 2017 Free Range Routing by Pablo Narváez
Today I will test BGP between the FRR routing stack and Arista EOS. The sample configuration that I will show later in this post is just a basic integration between the two devices, nothing at all complex. Basically, I just wanted to expand my virtual environment by adding a DC/routing perimeter while testing FRR.…
July 19, 2017 Virtual Environment Setup by Pablo Narváez
Welcome to the second blog post in my multi-part series describing in detail how I will deploy a L3SL-V Ethernet fabric with Arista vEOS and Ubuntu/KVM. In this post, I’m going to dive into the first component of the deployment: the virtual environment and the VMs.
Virtual Machine Spreadsheet – Inventory List
As it’s shown in the inventory list above (spreadsheet), I’m going to use a single server with KVM to create multiple VMs.…