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A quick small library to create quick custom scripts for Arista Switches

Project description

Arista-Switch-Client

Quick python object to send commands to Arista switches.

Sends commands via Arista's EAPI using jsonrpclib or via SSH using netmiko

Switch.send_commands_via_eapi(cmds) uses the jsonrpclib Server object to execute commands on a switch

Switch.send_commands_via_netmiko(cmds) uses the netmiko python library to execute commands on a switch

Switch.send_commands(cmds, method=str) will by default use eapi (method="eapi") to send commands but can use ssh if you specify "ssh" in the method variable.

  1. Install the project

    pip install AristaSwitchClient

  2. In a python file

    from EOS.Switch import Switch

    switch = Switch(ip_address="10.0.0.1", username="arista", password="arista")

    print(switch.send_commands("show version"))

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