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This 2 day course provides students with intermediate routing knowledge and configuration examples. The course includes an overview of protocol-independent routing features, load balancing and filter-based forwarding, OSPF, BGP, IP tunneling, and high availability (HA) features.
Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, students will gain experience in configuring and monitoring the Junos OS and monitoring device operations. This course uses Juniper Networks vSRX Series Services Gateways for the hands-on component, but the lab environment does not preclude the course from being applicable to other Juniper hardware platforms running the Junos OS. This course is based on Junos OS Release 15.1X49-D70.3.
This course benefits individuals responsible for configuring and monitoring devices running the Junos OS.
After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:
- Describe typical uses of static, aggregate, and generated routes.
- Configure and monitor static, aggregate, and generated routes.
- Explain the purpose of Martian routes and add new entries to the default list.
- Describe typical uses of routing instances.
- Configure and share routes between routing instances.
- Describe load-balancing concepts and operations.
- Implement and monitor Layer 3 load balancing.
- Illustrate benefits of filter-based forwarding.
- Configure and monitor filter-based forwarding.
- Explain the operations of OSPF.
- Describe the role of the designated router.
- List and describe OSPF area types.
- Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot OSPF.
- Describe BGP and its basic operations.
- Name and describe common BGP attributes.
- List the steps in the BGP route selection algorithm.
- Describe BGP peering options and the default route advertisement rules.
- Configure and monitor BGP.
- Describe IP tunneling concepts and applications.
- Explain the basic operations of generic routing encapsulation (GRE) and IP over IP (IP-IP) tunnels.
- Configure and monitor GRE and IP-IP tunnels.
- Describe various high availability features supported by the Junos OS.
- Configure and monitor some of the highlighted high availability features.
Students should have basic networking knowledge and an understanding of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model and the TCP/IP protocol suite. Students should also attend the Introduction to the Junos Operating System (IJOS) and Junos Routing Essentials (JRE) courses prior to attending this class.
Exams & Certifications
Chapter 1: Course Introduction
Chapter 2: Protocol-Independent Routing
- Static Routes
- Aggregated Routes
- Generated Routes
- Martian Addresses
- Routing Instances
- Lab 1: Protocol-Independent Routing
Chapter 3: Load Balancing and Filter-Based Forwarding
- Overview of Load Balancing
- Configuring and Monitoring Load Balancing
- Overview of Filter-Based Forwarding
- Configuring and Monitoring Filter-Based Forwarding
- Lab 2: Load Balancing and Filter-Based Forwarding
Chapter 4: Open Shortest Path First
- Overview of OSPF
- Adjacency Formation and the Designated Router Election
- OSPF Scalability
- Configuring and Monitoring OSPF
- Basic OSPF Troubleshooting
- Lab 3: Open Shortest Path First
Chapter 5: Border Gateway Protocol
- Overview of BGP
- BGP Attributes
- IBGP Versus EBGP
- Configuring and Monitoring BGP
- Lab 4: Border Gateway Protocol
Chapter 6: IP Tunneling
- Overview of IP Tunneling
- GRE and IP-IP Tunnels
- Implementing GRE and IP-IP Tunnels
- Lab 5: IP Tunneling
Chapter 7: High Availability
- Overview of High Availability Networks
- Graceful RE Switchover
- Nonstop Active Routing
- Lab 6: High Availability