May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog
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EETS 8353 - Network Automation and Programmability


Credits: 3

Reviews software applications used in the automation and programmability of modern networks. Network automation protocols such as NETCONF and OpenFlow as well as platforms such as Openstack are examined. Various scripting methods including Python, awk, Bash, and tcl as well as software automation tools like Chef, Ansible, and Puppet are demonstrated. The software development life cycle along with relevant software versioning tools, such as Git and Subversion, are also covered. The application of network automation to Software Defined Networks (SDN) is explained. The effects of network automation on operational and financial efficiency are discussed. Current vendor applications are reviewed. Hands-on labs confirm and enhance learning of course topics. Prerequisites: EETS 7304 , EETS 8303 .



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