Question

how to draw device's L3 gateway using python script

  • 6 February 2022
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I have been dabbling with the Qapp Python scripting lately and i want to build a qapp wherein the user can have multiple end device ips as input and have their L2 connected switch and L3 Gateways automatically drawn on the map using one-ip-table information. However, looks like the gateways cannot be resolved by one ip table that’s why it is not being drawn. Then i noticed when the end device is drawn, i am able to see the L3 neighbor by extending the plus sign. Is there a Qapp API or a combination of them that can see the L3 neighbor? Or is there a better way to achieve this? Thank you!

 

import PyDataModel

output = GetOneIpTableItem($Input1.IP,"","","")

output has no entry for gw.

 

 

 

  


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Hi jpmackz,

thank for your inquiry!

 

Please use the GetNeighborIdsOfDevice() api to get the L3 gateway for end systems using the topo_type "L3_Topo_Type" parameter. Description here: https://www.netbraintech.com/docs/python-api/namespacenetbrain_1_1sysapi_1_1topology.html#ab1105d9284e92f627322cfedd2b38e18

 

and then draw the device on the map using: DrawDevice(device_name[, auto_link, topology_type, map_name, page_name]). Details here: https://www.netbraintech.com/docs/ie101/help/index.html?module-api.htm

 

For all python api documentation please refer to the pages:

https://www.netbraintech.com/docs/python-api/

and

https://www.netbraintech.com/docs/ie101/help/index.html?module-api.htm

Cheers,

Bogdan

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