Overview - Library
  • 13 Dec 2023
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The Adapter library is meant to provide ease of access to information included in Adapter GitLab repositories. This section will provide information on all exisiting adapters and links that will guide you to more in-depth documentation.

Cloud

Integration to systems that provide cloud services. They may provide orchestration of resources in the cloud but they are specific to the cloud. Use cases include provisioning of resources in a cloud.

Controller/Orchestrator

Integration to systems that orchestrate automation of configuration on items in order to provide services. Use cases include automatically provisioning new services on items across the data center to provide new services.

DevOps/NetOps

Integration to systems that provide operational support to development and network groups. Use cases include CI/CD process automation, system, and application deployments.

Inventory

Integration to systems that manage inventory. Inventory can be items such as devices or IP addresses. Use cases include adding, updating and removing inventory and assigning IP addresses.

ITSM/Testing

Integration to systems that provide IT Service Management and Testing. Use cases include change management, issue management, and service ordering.

Notification/Messaging

Integration to systems that are used for notification and messaging. Use cases include notifying people of the status of automations and notifying when some action is needed.

Persistence

Integration to systems that are used for persistence storage of information. Use cases include creating, retrieving, updating, and deleting information from the storage.

SD-WAN

Integration to systems that manage a Software Defined Wide Area Network. Use cases include ability to configure resources and build overlay networks in order to provide end-to-end services.

Security

Integration to systems that manage security policies and rules. Use cases include adding, updating, and removing policies to allow or disallow the flow of traffic across the network/data center.

Analytics/Telemetry

Integration to systems that provide performance metrics and alerts. Use cases include pre and post checks of information on items such as devices to ensure that changes made did not impact services.


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