I was wondering where everyone stood on for scripting to manage a network (primarily focusing on network devices like switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, DNS hardware, etc)
From people in my personal circles there was tons of answers for TCL. A couple for CATTOOLS from solarwinds. Others said VBS was they best way to go. I am curious where the cisco community support forums members stand on scripting.
When you want to do something via scripts what do you use? Why?
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I've used all 3 you mentioned and each has it's place (IMO). I use VB with SecureCRT to do things like grab all the configs at smaller sites. CATTools does the same thing, but I find VB more flexible. TCL is fantastic, but not supported on all devices. I primarily use it to perform local device functions such as email the config when changes are made (when I'm working at a customer site). My favorite tool is Solarwinds NCM. Tons of features, easy to use and pretty reliable.
This is actually a pretty cool feature, i didn't even know it existed until I was looking for a solution to advertise a subnet (prefix in BGP talk), only if a certain condition existed. This is exactly what conditional advertisements does
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Attached policy provides CLI access to the Cisco 4G router over text messaging. Two files are in the attached .tar file:
2. PDF with instructions on how to load and use the .tcl file.