Short-hand for Python. The current Python version used in pyATS is Python 3.6/3.7/3.8
- CONFIG file
Tcl-ATS legacy file, used to describe testbed hardware information such as IPs, FTP/TFTP, clean etc information. This concept is now rolled into a single pyATS Testbed file
- MAP file
Tcl-ATS legacy file, used to describe testbed topology information in a keyed-list format. This concept is now rolled into a single pyATS testbed file
- pyATS Instance/Install
A particular instance (a.k.a. installation) of pyATS infrastructure. The equivalent concept in Tcl ATS is an “ATS Tree”
Python Package Index, a Python package/module software repository. The official PyPI for Python is at http://pypi.python.org, and the internal pyATS PyPI repository (for hosting ATS released, internal modules) is located at http://pyats-pypi.cisco.com/
Legacy Tcl-based test infrastructure written using Tcl, available only for internal Cisco Engineering. Deprecated since 2016.
defines the sum of all physical hardware (routers, switches, TGNs) interconnected together.
- Testbed Topology
the description of how testbed devices are physically interconnected.
- Testbed File
pyATS standard testbed interconnect & meta-data definition in YAML format
Test Information Management System, a Cisco online content mgmt system that supports the documentation and tracking of tests on a project-by-project basis.
XR-Unit Testing infrastructure. XRUT is a powerful automation framework that was initially development for XR-unit testing, and evolved overtime to include NXOS, IOS, Titanium, IOL. As well, it supports black-box and white-box testing capabilities.
“Yet-Another-Markup-Language” or “YAML Ain’t Markup Language”, is a human-readable data serialization format. See: http://www.yaml.org/