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RE: Intelligent Automation of network tasks

  • From: Hannigan, Martin
  • Date: Tue Dec 07 14:09:42 2004

Call me sentimental, but I was using/making my previous staff
use rtrmon in the absence of big OSS systems. I believe it's
still up at ISC somewhere. I can't remember if it has a 
"glob all" function. I do remember it would probably be easy
enough to integrate. 

Martin Hannigan                         (c) 617-388-2663
VeriSign, Inc.                          (w) 703-948-7018
Network Engineer IV                       Operations & Infrastructure
[email protected]

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 1:54 PM
> To: Ejay Hire
> Cc: [email protected]
> Subject: Re: Intelligent Automation of network tasks
> On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 12:39:25PM -0600, Ejay Hire wrote:
> > 
> > In my opinion, every network with more than a dozen or so 
> routers needs
> > an automated method to distribute massive configuration 
> changes.  There
> > is a lot of fear that something will break during updates, 
> but with some
> > intelligence, that risk can be minimized.
> 	juniper and cisco both support taking machine generated
> configurations generated by a non-router device (eg: unix host).

	it's not just in 12.3T, it's also in 12.2S..

	on your juniper, try something like "config, load override"

	- jared

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