Cisco IOS-XR: the buggy XML API

And how Cisco does not give a damn

The XML API is a proprietary software written by Cisco, that is leveraged only on IOS-XR. Its goal is to facilitate the configuration or retrieval of operational data from the router. Althought NETCONF existed long time before they have introduced the XML agent, and already deployed by few network vendors,... [Read More]

Installing SaltStack and NAPALM

During the live session of the NANOG tutorial, I have expanded on the installation side. However, among the feedback received from the readers that have been following the slides, people suggested that I should have included more details. This is why today I am going to provide more information for... [Read More]