Within this tech session we cover:

  • An Intro to API's.
  • An Intro to REST API's.
  • Types of REST authentication.
  • HTTP methods.
  • HTTP response codes.
  • HTTP headers.
  • How to build a REST API request:
    • via a shell script to get data from a NXOS device.
    • using Python and the requests module to get data from NetBox.
You can find the scripts and code for this tech session within the Packet Coders GitHub tech-session repository.

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