Netbox - Dos, Don'ts, Good Practice, Scripts, and Q&A
Netbox has become a widely used Open Source based Source of Truth for Network automation. The combination of the DCIM & IPAM feature and providing a full read/write REST-API making Netbox a great Source of Truth for Automation. With Netbox Scripts, some Netbox feature can even be automated within netbox itself.
This workshops aims to give an overview about the basic concepts, what proved useful in the past, what didn't, what might be useful for automation and where not to go, because there lies madness.
The Netbox used to manage the Freifunk Hochstift infrastructure as well as the Salt based automation will be used as an example.