Python Network Programming
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Python Network Programming

Packt
Updated Jul 19, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Apply your Python knowledge to network engineering tasks.
  • Become a rock-star and future-proof your skills in the SDN world.
  • Save time and money and accomplish daily tasks more efficiently and effectively.
  • Gain peace of mind in knowing your network is doing what it is supposed to.
  • Create customized scripts that accomplish your unique goals. 
Course Description

Python has become one of the most popular programming languages. This video uses a project-based approach to teach you how to leverage this easy-to-learn language for network automation tasks. The main goal of this course is to help you master key concepts in Python with the aid of interesting projects. You will learn to create exciting Python apps to automate daily networking tasks such as configuring devices, collecting information about the network, testing by client simulations, or network discovery. This course will help you build some mesmerizing network tools with Python, including a Subnet calculator; configuring multiple network devices concurrently via SSH or Telnet; a DHCP client simulator for testing a DHCP server in the local network; network discovery via SNMP; OS fingerprinting; and network attacks via Scapy. This tutorial uses real-life scenarios and use cases to help you build network automation tools with the amazing Python language. By the end of this course, you will be able to take your Python programming skills to the next level for network automation. 


Target Audience

This course is targeted at network engineers, network administrators, and Python programmers who want to apply their knowledge in the network engineering field. You need hands-on experience with network gears (virtual or physical) and basic Python knowledge.By the end of the course, you will have mastered key Python concepts in the network engineering context. 


Business Outcomes

  • Engaging and interesting Python projects that help Engineers accomplish network engineering tasks
  • The course consists of small, easy-to-digest examples in a friendly style that is easy to understand without being intimidating
  • The examples are real-world instances, from the author's experience of managing large networks from public cloud providers, ISPs, and large enterprises