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Common helper functions useful in network automation.

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A Python library that is a collection of functions that are used in the common network automation tasks. Tasks such as converting a BGP ASN to and from dotted format, normalizing an interface name, or "type 5" encrypting a password. The intention is to centralize these functions while keeping the library light.


Full web-based HTML documentation for this library can be found over on the Netutils Docs website:

Contributing to the Docs

All the Markdown source for the library documentation can be found under the docs folder in this repository. For simple edits, a Markdown capable editor is sufficient - clone the repository and edit away.

If you need to view the fully generated documentation site, you can build it with mkdocs. A container hosting the docs will be started using the invoke commands (details in the Development Environment Guide) on http://localhost:8001. As your changes are saved, the live docs will be automatically reloaded.

Any PRs with fixes or improvements are very welcome!


For any questions or comments, please check the FAQ first. Feel free to also swing by the Network to Code Slack (channel #networktocode), sign up here if you don't have an account.

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