Napalm Service Common Parameters
These parameters are common to all Napalm Services.
DriverWhich Napalm driver to use when connecting to the device.
Use driver from deviceIf set to True, the driver defined at device level (
napalm_driverinventory property of the device) is used, otherwise the driver defined at service level (
Driverproperty of the service) is used.
Optional argumentsNapalm supports a number of optional arguments that are documented here.
Credentials: Select between:
Device Credentials- eNMS will select the most appropriate credential object for each device. If there are multiple credentials available, eNMS will use the
Type of Credentialand
Priorityproperties as a tie breaker.
User Credentials- Use the user's currently logged in credentials to access the device.
Custom Credentials- The user provides the credentials below:
Custom Username- User provided username.
Custom Password- User provided password.
Start New Connection: before the service runs, the current cached connection is discarded and a new one is started.
Connection Name: If changed to something other than
default, the connection will be cached as a separate connection to that same device. This allows for multiple simultaneous "named" connections to a single device, as in this example:
Close Connection: once the service is done running, the current connection will be closed.