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Ansible SNMP

Gathering network device versions with Ansible using SNMP

Until there is a universal standard which states how to access network devices I believe SNMP is the best option when it comes to determining what a device actually is. While SNMP's glory days might be long gone, if there in fact were any. There are still some instances where SNMP is more handy than the … [Continue Reading]


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