I ended up writing a flask app that parses provider maintenance emails and posts slack notifications at the start and end of the window. You can also extend it to take actions like drain/undrain traffic during windows. Right now the five supported providers are NTT, PacketFabric, EUNetworks, GTT, and Zayo. The first three follow the MAINTNOTE standard. The last two were done via bs4 and good old regex. Upcoming parsers are in the works for Reliance, CenturyLink, and Tata.
I hope others find this useful and deploy it for their networks. Let me know what you think and if you'd like to contribute: https://github.com/wasabi222/janitor Here are some screencaps: https://imgur.com/a/tMTlMwH If you know of more providers that follow the MAINTNOTE standard, please let me know so I can add them to the parser. Thanks! On Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 12:38 PM Erik Sundberg <esundb...@nitelusa.com> wrote: > Back at NANOG in Chicago 2016 someone was working on a standards for > Maintenance notifications with calendar invites attached. Not sure what > happened with it. > > I think this was it. > https://archive.nanog.org/meetings/abstract?id=2853 > > > > Erik Sundberg > Sr. Network Engineer > > office 773.661.5532 > mobile 708.710.7419 > noc 866.892.0915 > > esundb...@nitelusa.com > > 888.450.2100 > 350 N Orleans St. #1300N > Chicago, IL 60654 > nitelusa.com > > > Smarter technology made simple > > > -----Original Message----- > From: NANOG <nanog-boun...@nanog.org> On Behalf Of Jay Hanke > Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 8:41 AM > To: Job Snijders <j...@ntt.net> > Cc: North American Network Operators' Group <email@example.com> > Subject: Re: provider email maintenance standard > > > https://github.com/jda/maintnote-std/blob/master/standard.md > > > > NTT / AS 2914’s NOC follows this process to keep customers and partners > informed about maintenances. > > Is there commercial or open source software that already has this > implemented? > > ________________________________ > > CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail transmission, and any documents, files > or previous e-mail messages attached to it may contain confidential > information that is legally privileged. If you are not the intended > recipient, or a person responsible for delivering it to the intended > recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, > distribution or use of any of the information contained in or attached to > this transmission is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. If you have received this > transmission in error please notify the sender immediately by replying to > this e-mail. You must destroy the original transmission and its attachments > without reading or saving in any manner. Thank you. >