Create firewalld Rules from netbox

The netbox asset management system offers the possiblity to add services to devices and virtual machines. With full automation installed to create virtual machines from netbox it would be cool to also create the firewall rules for new machines from the information stored in netbox.

netbox Service Field

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Fast Provisioning with Netbox and Ansible

Motivation

Administrators of services need new servers fast. They do not want to wait until the master of the virtualization environment has time to setup their new machines.

The solution is automation. The administrators get access to the inventory tool and can click their new machines themselves. Clever automation in …

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Upgrade IOS with ansible

Motivation

A reoccuring task of a network administrator is the upgrade of all kinds of devices in the network. A boring task that takes its time. A worthy task for automation. In this artice I want to present a collection of playbooks that will do the upgrade.

My intention was …

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