• Tag : ZTP


How to register host in AWX (Ansible Tower) via ZTP

Hello, We recently deployed AWX and would like push all the Arista configure via AWX. Is there action to add in ZTP to add host to be register in the AWX? Can someone point to right direction, if it is possible to do that? Thank you

USB support for ZeroTouch Provisioning

Description This document details how to use the Zero Touch Provisioning ( ZTP ) USB configuration feature. Arista’s Zero Touch Provisioning is used to configure a switch without user intervention. The USB adds another way to provide the bootstrap-name and to verify the authenticity of the file-server. Existing ZTP deployment ZTP deployment requires: A working DHCP Server with option 67 (bootfile-name location) set. A working File Server to download the bootstrap file. A valid bootstrap file USB Deployment By using a USB drive during ZTP, the following features are possible: Specify the location of the bootstrap file instead of using...
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Update banner from ZTP (#!/CLI) script

We are looking to add a banner in our ZTP script. I do not see a way to enter the banner_text parameter programatically in the API Docs.  Is this feature currently supported? Thanks!

Use 3rd party transceiver in ZTP mode

Hello, I have a question about 3rd party transceiver in ZTP mode. As far as i know, when use the 3rd party transceiver without 3rd party transceiver code configuration(service unsupported-transceiver command), interface status was changed to errdisable. But use 3rd party transceiver in ZTP mode, interface status is connected and switch can check LLDP information. I wonder the switch can use 3rd party transceiver without 3rd party transceiver code configuration(service unsupported-transceiver command) in ZTP mode. Thank you, Taeil Nam.

ZTP bootstrap script file

Good day, I have some questions about ZTP bootstrap script. I wonder which file is the bootstrap script file in CVP when the switch get bootstrap file from “http://<IP address used CVP>/ztp/bootstrap”. Additionally, can i download the bootstrap script file from CVP and operate script from the switch manually? Please let me know which file is the bootstrap file in CVP. My purpose is automatically add device to CVP using script and not using ZTP mode. Thank you.

ZTP Boot Process with CloudVision

Platforms: EOS Switch Versions 4.17.3F and above CloudVision Versions 2018, 2019, 2020 Summary: Zerotouch Provisioning (ZTP) is available on all Arista switches and is enabled by default or after a factory reset.  CloudVision (CVP), Arista’s Configuration Management and Streaming Telemetry tool comes with ZTP installed.  The combination of ZTP and CVP provides a simplistic workflow to onboard new switches into your environment. Prerequisites CloudVision installed and running DHCP Service providing Option 67 Bootstrap information Switch in Factory Default mode (ZTP enabled) Network Reachability between Switch and CVP ZTP Server Example Setup In this setup, CloudVision ZTP service and the switch...
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ZTP logs in CVP

Hello, Where can I find logs for the ZTP process in CVP? Is there documentation on the ZTP process configured in CVP? BR, Mehdi

ZTP with Arista Switches

Overview This article is intended to discuss zero to one of ZTP. Introduction Zero Touch Provisioning(ZTP) is a feature that allows users to initially provision Arista network switches without user interaction. The switch enters ZTP mode whenever the device comes up without a start-up configuration in flash. It remains in ZTP mode until a user cancels ZTP mode, or until the switch retrieves a startup-config or a boot script. After downloading a file through ZTP, the switch reboots again, using the startup configurations from the retrieved file. To provision the switch through Zero Touch Provisioning Step 1: Mount the switch...
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Using vEOS for ZTP tests, cannot find any serial number

Hi! Using the vEOS to setup a docker container handling ZTP.No about ztpserver but I need to manage multiple vendors so I’m placing something in front handling all of them. Noticed that the serial number is empty in the image. Wondering about the possibilty of tweeking on in?Will try to get the image into single user mode and look myself but I guess this will be a timeconsuming task.   Any ideas??   Thanks! Fredrik

Leveraging CVP Telemetry and ZTP in an Ansible Environment

This guide will discuss one of several options for integrating Arista’s network management tool, CloudVision Portal (CVP), into an Ansible environment. Summary In data center environments where Ansible is used for configuration management of all devices including networking equipment, the network operations team may want to leverage the telemetry and Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP) functionality provided by the CloudVision Portal product. In this example, CVP will be used for ZTP, image upgrades, and telemetry while Ansible will be used to manage the switch configuration directly. Documentation for setting up ZTP can be found in the CloudVision configuration guide. Implementation This...
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CloudVision Portal 2017.1.0 – TOI

Documentation for the new major features is available in the CloudVision User Guide for release 2017.1.0. This TOI provide details for the minor features 2017.1.0 release. Major Features (Documented in CloudVision User Guide) Change Control Management Snapshots Network Rollback Minor Features Support for AAA managed enable password on switches Configlet Builder enhancements Configurable default ZTP Image Bundle on Undefined Container Comma separated multi-word searches are supported on Inventory and Task list pages Cron job support for scheduling compliance checks, snapshots, backups System Enhancements Scale, Performance and Infrastructure Support for AAA managed enable password on switches In releases before 2017.1.0, CVP...
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DHCP option for ZTP script by HTTP

I am using ISC-DHCP server, and currently serving the ZTP script using TFTP.  I would like to serve the ZTP script using HTTP instead.  What are the proper DCHP options needed to set this up correctly? Thank you!

ZTPServer v1.3

ZTPServer version 1.3 adds a couple of new features and enhancements to which are primarily focused on new actions, improved testing and documentation, and the addition of handlers for startup-config PUT requests. For details, please see http://ztpserver.readthedocs.org/en/master/support.html#releases. ZTPServer version 1.3.1 adds some additional bug fixes and it is the recommended release for all customers.

ZTPServer v1.1.0

ZTPServer 1.1.0 is a significant update for ZTPServer and all users are strongly encouraged to update. This release is primarily focused on resiliency, improved testing, and closing early requests from several deployments. Important: The default system identifier has changed in this release from System MAC Address to Serial Number. This can be reverted to the old behavior in /etc/ztpserver/ztpserver.conf, to allow existing configurations to be used. Documentation: http://ztpserver.readthedocs.org/en/v1.1.0/ Release Notes: http://ztpserver.readthedocs.org/en/v1.1.0/ReleaseNotes1.1.html License: http://ztpserver.readthedocs.org/en/v1.1.0/license.html Support: http://ztpserver.readthedocs.org/en/v1.1.0/support.html

Intelligent Bootstrap with Arista EOS and ZTPServer

Many customers inquire about how to get started with automation into their operational networks. These conversations tend to revolve around how to reduce the operational expense and risk associated with managing data center networks. In most cases, the general consensus leads to starting automation around the bootstrap process or, in other words, how to find a better way to introduce consistency and agility into the deployment process.  Arista’s early heritage grew from solving real world operational problems that enhance our customers ability to deliver massively scalable data center networks efficiently. Throughout the development process EOS has provided innovative solutions that...
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ZTP basic setup guide

Introduction This guide details how to use Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP) on Arista switches. Arista’s Zero Touch Provisioning is used to configure a switch without user intervention. Built to fully leverage the power of Arista’s Extensible Operating System (EOS), ZTP provides a flexible solution, provisioning the network infrastructure without requiring a network engineer present at install. Compatibility: ZTP is supported with EOS version 4.7.0 or later Supported on Arista 7xxx Fixed Configuration switches Supported on Arista 7500 platform with version 4.10.1 or later From version 4.10.1 ZTP is supported in all Arista hardware with minimum version requirement. Note: As of...
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