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Articles with the tag: #software

Elastic-Stack for network engineers (Initial setup)

Switching from traditional log monitoring to Elastic-Stack is like switching from a horse-drawn carriage to the Falcon 9 rocket. Join the journey!


Cisco SSM On-Prem Upgrade procedure

This is another blog post for Cisco SSM On-Prem server where I'm showing the upgrade process.


Cisco ISE admin password lifecycle and reset

Quick notes about Cisco Identity Services Engine password lifetime and admin password reset.


Cisco SSM On-Prem password recovery procedure

For a Cisco Smart Software Manager Test Drive installation I used the older version 8-202010 and I wanted to perform an upgrade to the latest version 8-202108. And of course it is a test drive, I did not save or wrote down the password :). In this document I'm describing how to perform a password recovery for a Cisco SSM On-Prem installation.


Upgrading Netbox to Version 3.0

Yesterday, the version v3.0 of Netbox was released. Modernized WebUI and Off-canvas sidebar. My first impression: Version v3.0 is awesome! Note: Version v3.0.1 was released on 2021-09-01.


Integration of Nextbox UI Topology Viewer in Netbox

In this blog post I'm showing how to integrate NextBox UI Plugin into my Netbox installation. NextBox UI Plugin is a topology visualization plugin which is based on Cisco's neXt toolkit.


Netbox Active Directory/LDAP Integration

In my newest blog post I show how to setup Netbox with Active Directory as backend for users and groups.


Album: Pi-hole installation on Debian Linux

Screenshots of Pi-hole installation on Debian Linux


Check in of configuration files to a Gitlab server

This is the third part of a series of blog posts about Cisco configuration backup with Netbox and Gitlab. This blog post covers the check in of configuration files to a Gitlab server


Low Level Device functions for backup with Netbox and Gitlab

This is the second part of a series of blog posts about Cisco configuration backup with Netbox and Gitlab. This blog post covers the low level functions to connect to network devices with pexpect.


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