DevNet

A random collection of my thoughts on technologies and postings of my work. This is not intended to be a daily reader, but a resource for others in the community to overcome any challenges that I may have already tackled, or to offer my input on the issues impacting our industry. If any of my collections were of help to you in your searches or you have an idea for a new program, etc. please drop me a message on my contact page.

Projects

ASA Context Consolidation Program  Last Updated Oct 26th 2018

A web application that enables the consolidation of ASA device contexts through configuration cleanup. The application allows up to 8 BVIs to be prepped for consolidation at a time which coincides with the software limit imposed in older ASA code versions.



Opengear Cellular Checks  Last Updated Jan 10th 2019

A python script that cycles through a list of opengear devices, runs a series of checks to determine the status of the cell modem, and takes corrective action if the device fails any of the checks.



Opengear Cell Signal Report  Last Updated Nov 3rd 2018

A python script that cycles through a list of opengear devices and reports back on the cell signal of the devices. Provides brief information on what the numbers indicate.



In Development / Unreleased

Cisco - Transfer Images to Devices  In Development - Hang in There!

A python script that transfers images for software upgrades to Cisco devices after checking for available free space. Upon completion of transfer script should verify checksum of image and set boot statement if device has been identified as a known device type.

Additional Planned Features:
  • - Set Bandwidth Limitations on File Transfers
  • - Generate Text Output for Copy / Paste into Change Management Application
  • - Enable ability to specify concurrent file transfer to all sites or one at a time.
  • - Mail Notification of Script Completion for Large Jobs
  • - Log Script Actions to Log File
  • - Log cleanup, purge log entries older than X amount of days.