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REST with SDN

I came across a nifty site - Cisco DevNet, helping developers learn how to work with Software-Defined Networking, and I wanted to jump in feet first.

Luckily, the idea is to program in Python.





REST: A Framework for designing network applications. (APIC-EM)
Request and Response model
Create, Read, Update, Delete.
We use APIC-EM to gather information about our network.

The idea is that we're coding this in Python, so...

Here's code on building and making a Request / REST Call;




There's lots of different things here.
How  does this work in tandem with network authentication methods? Using a token has no session management or client tracking. I want something more secure than that in a prod.env. 




You're noticing that the end of the call after v1 can be changed.

And the finish;


This is all clearly a work in progress!

EMPLOYERS: This is me learning new skills to put into practice.

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