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A Primer on Docker User Permissions

Best practice and common sense tells us that we should always avoid running commands and services as root whenever possible. Sound good, but how do we do that in Docker containers? Unfortunately, there isn't a single standard way to do it. Docker leaves it up to each image developer and …


Thoughts on when to use Netmiko

Netmiko is a good first step into the world of network automation because it's very accessible. In a few lines of Python, you can start to automate what you already do today on the command line. However, Netmiko really isn't the best tool to use for network automation. In fact …