Python and Network Engineer

Maybe you were asking yourself why the network engineer would need computer programming for doing network engineering. Well, the world is constantly changing and networking field is not an exception. Times when network engineer logs into device by device and does some changes are slowly vanishing. As our world in becoming more and more automated, it is not surprise that the network infrastructure will become automated as well. Think of all time-consuming tasks an engineer must work out. Changing SNMP community string on dozens of network devices must be pain. This is one of examples where Python (or other programming…

GNS3 vs Packet Tracer

In this article I will talk about new Cisco CCNA 200-301 exam, especially what is needed to be prepared for the exam. In my opinion, the most critical piece is practicing the theory you’ve learned. There are several ways how to practice your knowledge. I have experience with 2 software for practicing networking and I would like to review and compare them and hopefully it will help you with your studies. GNS3: – open source, emulator software – number of devices depends on your hardware (CPU, RAM…) – option to run it in the cloud (from version 2.0) – you…