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Portland Linux/Unix Group: Networking with Puppet and Cumulus

PSU Maseeh Engineering Building
1930 SW 4th Avenue
Portland, OR 97201, US (map)

On the lower level, follow the signs.



Who: Kris Amundson
What: Networking with Puppet and Cumulus
Where: PSU, 1930 SW 4th Ave. Room FAB 86-01 (Lower Level)
When: Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 at 7pm
Why: The pursuit of technology freedom
Stream: http://pdxlinux.org/live (PSU WiFi Permitting)

Network Switches. This phrase conjures up thoughts of expensive boxes with operating systems out of reach to the user. While CLIs have improved, there are times where you really want a bash prompt to install a cron script or two, or run a packet capture through some python.

That day is here. We now have a few Linux based NOS distributions with a standard linux-server experience with many ports of line-rate ethernet interfaces. We will be exploring Cumulus Linux, a Debian-based NOS that has a growing list of hardware support.

This session will be an introduction to Cumulus and some puppet code on how to configure them. I'll have some hardware in tow and also discuss the virtual image.

About Kris

Kris Amundson is part of the Ops team at Puppet Labs here in Portland. He has been building networks since the mid 90s and his career travels include working for Cisco VARs, operating PSU's campus network, co-founding OpenSourcery, building networks atop wind turbines and running the network for 21 months at the South Pole Antarctica.

Many will head to the Lucky Lab at 1945 NW Quimby St. after the meeting.

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