Christian Ramseyer


Announcing Cisco ACI APIC Support for Netdisco   Recently updated !

If your organization uses both Netdisco and Cisco ACI, you might be interested in one of our latest Open Source projects: nd2-worker-plugin-aci. This extension uses the APIC REST API to integrate the fabric’s switch port to MAC address and MAC address to ARP entry mappings seamlessly into the Netdisco database. Licensed under the same liberal […]


Using Ansible to Fetch Information from IOS Devices

In this article, we’ll look at various Ansible modules that can be used to fetch information from Cisco IOS devices: ios_facts, snmp_facts and ios_command. Regardless of the used module, we’ll store the output in a JSON file that can easily be used in other tools. ios_facts ios_facts is the obvious choice. It connects to the […]


rsyslog Lookup Tables Missing Manual

Since a very long time, the rsyslog documentation mentions a lookup table feature, but as a proposal only. However, it is fully implemented as of version 8.18.0 and should become official “very soon”. On top of this, there is a bug in the documentation so the page explaining the actual implementation is not linked from […]


netdisco-sshcollector now available for Netdisco 1.x and 2.x

We’ve released our Open Source netdisco-sshcollector on github. It is a modular package for Netdisco ARP table collection by SSH, intended for devices which do not offer conventional SNMP IP-MIB access to this information. Depending on your Netdisco version, use these repositories: For Netdisco 1.x Legacy, the code is maintained by us as long as […]