Python for Network Engineers

Nornir, Napalm, Ansible, Netmiko or Plain Python?

By George El. • January 2021 • Reading time: 4 minutes

What library do you need to use? There are a handful of libraries out there that do network related stuff. Lets review them. Ansible maybe is the most famous one. Ansible started as an automated framework for configuring servers, like installing and configuring web servers, databases etc. The network modules were added later.