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Networking

Cheat sheet for automated creation of networking lab in KVM on Linux: Arista, Cisco, Cumulus, Nokia

Hello my friend,

Some time ago we have discussed how Ansible could be used as VNF manager for onboarding and deleting the VMs in Linux. I have got some feedbacks, that not everything is easy or could be reproduced, so I decided to find the easier way, how to help you with the creation of virtual labs to train your networking and programming skills (assuming you are using Ansible).

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Networking

Connecting Nokia (Alcatel-Lucent) VSR to Cisco IOS XRv at your laptop

Hello my friend,

In this article I’ll show you how to establish basic virtual network between Alcatel-Lucent (or already Nokia) virtualized service router (VSR) and Cisco IOS XR virtual (IOS XRv). Such installation has three main goals:

  • Test interoperability of certain features between popular and respectable vendors before deployment
  • Develop best practices design in case of multivendor network
  • Learning and education

If you are excited about these ideas how I do, I welcome you to read this article till the end.

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