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Packages for TCL scrips

  • 1.  Packages for TCL scrips

    Posted 08-27-2017 18:14
    Hello together,

    how can I install additional packages (official build (like http or base64) not my own) for TCL?
    What happens after an update if I use those packages?

    Best regards
    Stephan


  • 2.  RE: Packages for TCL scrips

    Posted 08-31-2017 04:07
    Hello together,

    as I learned from the GTAC this did not work.

    Regards
    Stephan


  • 3.  RE: Packages for TCL scrips

    Posted 11-03-2017 12:48
    Long term, Python is the way to go. The python interpreter is much more complete and it is possible to install modules on a switch. I spent a lot of time learning tcl/expect but I am moving on to python. It's a lot more fun and a much more marketable skill.

    The JSON-RPC-Python scripting option where the python runs on the Netsight server and leverages a JSON interface to the EXOS switch looks very promising but doesn't seem to be well documented or much discussed.