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A10, aXAPI, and Another Awesome App

John Herbert of LameJournal writes:

Another day, another issue with an automation script.

Today’s task was to grab the configuration file from an A10 Thunder load balancer. I don’t want to use the GUI, and while I could — in theory — use  ssh  and  expect  to scrape the CLI, it’s not the way I’m trying to work now, presumably because I’m a masochist.

It all went smoothly, right?

Follow along for John’s step-by-step process of troubleshooting an API issue and how he eventually solved it.

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Tom Hollingsworth

Tom Hollingsworth is a networking professional, blogger, and speaker on advanced technology topics. He is also an organizer for networking and wireless for Tech Field Day.  His blog can be found at

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