How to use the IPAM API and get "Free IP Address"
When I talked to you – IPAM users, I’ve heard many times that one of the typical tasks of IP address management is obtaining available IP address(es) for selected subnet. This is tricky if you use spreadsheets and share it with more people (you never know if the doc is in sync and if you won’t create IP address conflict).
You also voted for similar feature – IP Request Form on Twhack. Where one of the scenarios is ask & approve assignment of first available address in subnet.
In this post, I’d like to unveil an IPAM API method that can give you one or more Available IP Address in a subnet.
What we need in order to accomplish this trick:
- IPAM 4.0 (could be an Eval)
- Latest version of Orion SDK installed on the IPAM server.
- Access to Windows PowerShell (could be applied on Python, Perl or VBScript as well)
- User and Password into IPAM
- Ten minutes of your time 🙂
Install and configure your IPAM
Simple start, install and configure your IPAM. It must contain at least one subnet with IP…
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