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Getting Started with the App

This document provides a step-by-step tutorial on how to get the App going and how to use it.

Install the App

To install the App, please follow the instructions detailed in the Installation Guide.

First steps with the App

Once you have the app installed a great first step would be to read the blog post nautobot-and-device-lifecycle-part-1. This is a great place to gain foundational knowledge on how to use the app and what it's capabilities are. It even shares some approaches on synchronizing data.

What are the next steps?

If you've already consumed the part I of the blog article mentioned above.

  1. Go ahead and check out nautobot-and-device-lifecycle-part-2.
    This article dives into details around software lifecycle and what you can do with all the information you now have populated.

  2. Review nautobot-and-device-lifecycle-part-3.
    This article covers what's new in version 1.0.2 of Device Lifecycle Management and what is possible to achieve by taking advantage of all the features.

Most importantly, Device Lifecycle doesn't need to be a boring chore - have fun! You now have a programmatic way to manage all of your assets and create powerful multi-vendor reports to help your day job.

If there is more you'd like to see, open an issue and let us know. The maintainers will gladly review and determine the feasibility of adding new features and capabilities.