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:
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
> 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.
> Erik Sundberg
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> -Original Message-
> From: NANOG On Behalf Of Jay Hanke
> Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 8:41 AM
> To: Job Snijders
> Cc: North American Network Operators' Group
> 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
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