In this article, we will look at Acela‘s power in automating network configuration compliance for your Cisco estate.
One of the challenges in maintaining configuration compliance across the estate is ensuring that the entire team is on the same wavelength. This is easier when everyone’s centrally located but multiplies in difficulty the more geographically dispersed you are.
Procedures become outdated. Local preference overrides the process and you run into a mash-up of configurations across the board. When there is an audit or review or a security incident, only then do you realise the impact of this disparity in configuration practices.
By Automating Network Configuration Compliance with Acela, we can start pooling all of that together for you and with the back-end automation, we can quickly inform you of the anomalies found across the configuration.
Here’s an example of some rulesets: