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  • Ansible Dynamic Inventory: When and How to Use It

    In our rapidly evolving world of technology, automation has become a sine qua non for IT departments. And when we talk about IT automation, Ansible is a name that immediately comes to mind owing to its power and simplicity. It provides capabilities ranging from simple task automation to complete infrastructure orchestration. One feature that stands [...]

    September 20, 2023

     by Juan Reyes

  • How to Get Started Using Ansible Tags: A Tutorial

    Ansible tags provide a powerful way to selectively execute tasks and manage playbook runs, allowing for greater control and flexibility in your automation workflows. In this post, we'll look at how to use Ansible tags to control task executions in a playbook, how to assign tags to blocks and plays, how to use special tags [...]

    September 18, 2023

     by Theophilus Onyejiaku

  • NetBox Labs Newsletter – September 2023

    Today I'm happy to introduce our new newsletter in which you can find all the latest news from NetBox Labs including NetBox Cloud, and the NetBox open source community. It's been a busy summer at NetBox Labs! We’ve added exciting new NetBox Cloud features, a ton of new functionality in open source (also available in [...]

    September 13, 2023

     by Mark Coleman

  • Nornir Python Tutorial: Get Started With Network Automation

    As networks grow in size and scope, automation has risen to the forefront of network management strategy. The ability to schedule, execute, and monitor tasks from a central location is a powerful tool for improving productivity, minimizing human error, and enhancing the overall performance of your network. And when it comes to native Python network [...]

    September 12, 2023

     by Eric Goebelbecker

  • NetBox Labs Awards the NetBox Datacenter Floor Plan Plugin Bounty to Tony Nealon

    Today I am excited to share an exciting update on the recently established NetBox Plugin Bounty Program. NetBox Labs has awarded the first bounty - a $2,000 reward for the creation of the datacenter floor plan plugin - to Tony Nealon. The plugin is available in GitHub for all NetBox users now. The datacenter floor [...]

    September 1, 2023

     by Kris Beevers

  • NetDevOps Days NYC 2023 – Final date announced, early bird tickets, London videos and more!

    It's been a month of whirlwind activity since we announced NetDevOps Days NYC 2023, and we have some exciting updates to share with you all. Final Date & Early Bird Tickets Online 🐤 We're extremely pleased to announce that we now have a final date: October 26th 2023 We're still locking in the final details [...]

    August 23, 2023

     by Mark Coleman

  • Michael Kutka on the Importance of Initiative, Accelerating With Automation, and Leveraging NetBox as a Source of Truth

    Not many people can say they left high school with real-world IT experience. Michael Kutka, however, is one of the few who can. Kicking off episode four of NetBox Heroes, Kutka recounts this memory, talking about an educational program that has left an indelible mark on his networking career.  “In high school,” he tells Host [...]

    August 7, 2023

     by Kiley Nichols

  • NetDevOps: 10 Tools to Optimize Your Pipeline

    NetDevOps tools enable the adoption of NetDevOps methodology practices and processes. By treating the network infrastructure as code, NetDevOps helps streamline processes, improve efficiency, and enhance the overall reliability and scalability of networks.  Let's find out what NetDevOps is, as well as discuss the best software solutions and platforms to use for implementing this modern [...]

    August 3, 2023

     by HitSubscribe Ops Team

  • Announcing NetDevOps Days NYC 2023

    In the wake of the hugely successful NetDevOps Days 2023 London, we're already hard at work on the next big event, and we couldn't be more thrilled to make this announcement: NetDevOps Days is coming to New York City! Mark your calendars, as NetDevOps Days NYC 2023 is set to happen between the 16th and [...]

    July 25, 2023

     by Mark Coleman

  • NetDevOps Days London: A Retrospective

    In the taxi on the way back from NetDevOps Days London three weeks ago I sent an email to many of those involved, the subject line started with “Wow!” NetDevOps Days London went from idea to packed event in 30 days and the spirit on the day was overwhelmingly positive. There were over 110 attendees [...]

    July 24, 2023

     by Mark Coleman