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Reading the SSH Output

Reading the SSH Output – about 20 minutes Our next step is conceptually pretty straightforward, but the details are a bit complicated. We’re using Paramiko to pretend programmatically like we are a human being using an SSH connection. We send commands to the...

Saving the SSH command results

Saving the SSH command results – about 10 minutes Way back in the beginning we talked about this project being able to save config info locally. And then we talked a bunch about databases, SSH connections, functions, and variables, but we haven’t actually saved...

Adding a little class to our project

Adding a little class to our project – about 30 minutes We actually have a pretty useful little utility at this point. It can keep a list of devices, connect to all of those devices, and save the output to your local disk. That’s a pretty good feature set. You...

Base class

Base class – 30-40 minutes This can be a confusing topic if you don’t already have experience with object-oriented programming. It takes some reading, some thinking, maybe some re-reading, and the concepts will come to you. It’s not easy, but it’s definitely...