Ansible 2.5 just came out, and with it comes new network modules (and the network_cli and netconf connectivity methods). The new modules allow us to manage certain IOS configurations without always depending on the "ios_config" module, while the network_cli connectivity method means we don't always need
When executing an ansible playbook, you may get the following error: An exception occurred during task execution. To see the full traceback, use -vvv. The error was: paramiko.BadHostKeyException: Host key for server switch-name does not match! This probably happened after you changed the name of your network device, and
Found a great blog post on installing a demo license on the CSR router (http://www.burningnode.com/2016/02/08/the-csr1000v-license-and-the-100kbps/), but I came across one additional (and important step below). TL;DR - Make sure to accept the end user agreement and SAVE before reloading! ip-10-128-228-209#reload % Unfortunately
I recently deployed a small IPv6 network to support our developers meeting Apple's IPv6 compatibility requirements (https://developer.apple.com/support/ipv6/). This was a good experience to get my feet wet with IPv6 as we have plans to dual-stack our environment in the coming year. Here are my notes:
If you need to change the postgres external database for CUCM, there a few steps to follow: 1. Change database server name a. External server setup -> External databases 2. Unassign servers and disable persistent chat a. Messaging -> Group Chat and Persistent Chat b. Change "Persistant Chat Database Assigntment"
Some quick notes on troubleshooting tools in a Cisco SIP Call Manager environment: Commands on the CUBE router: show call active voice compact debug ccsip messages debug voip ccapi inout Article on understanding SIP traces: https://supportforums.cisco.com/document/113271/understanding-sip-traces SIP call flows and troubleshooting: https://supportforums.cisco.
Deployed Cisco Expressway C & E for a CUCM deployment, and found these guides most helpful: Installing the VM on vSphere: http://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/td/docs/voice_ip_comm/expressway/install_guide/Cisco-Expressway-Virtual-Machine-Install-Guide-X8-1.pdf Configuration and Deployment Guide: http://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/