Managing XML with Python

Managing XML with Python

When I was sorting out how to deal with XML responses thrown by SDN controllers, whether it be with Cisco APIC or NSX Manager, I made some research around how to easily achieve that with Python libraries. I found out that lxml was the quickest way to work with XML.
Integrating vSphere and NSX API’s with Python (2/2)

Integrating vSphere and NSX API’s with Python (2/2)

This post will focus on the last tasks mentioned in my Disaster Recovery scenario: Recover VMs at the simulated DR site. Connect VMs to the appropriate Logical Switch. Boot VMs and test connectivity. Check route updates on the physical network. Before going further you may want to check how to
Integrating vSphere and NSX API's with Python (1/2)

Integrating vSphere and NSX API's with Python (1/2)

It is common knowledge that NSX has great orchestration capabilities when leveraging API's. Everything you can do via the GUI can be achieved through API calls, and further integrated into some scripts. If you plan to move down this road (and you should, really!!), there are two questions you may