Service Provider and Enterprise Routing
IJOS & JIR


  • Duration: 5 days
  • Price: $3,795.00
  • Certifications:
  • Exams:
Course Overviewremove_circle_outline

This 5-day course combines 2 courses which are geared toward all Juniper Routing platforms including J-Series, M-Series, SRX and MX products. Students will learn all aspects of JUNOS Routing beginning with an introduction to JUNOS, basic and intermediate level routing operations, and troubleshooting skills.

Topics included in this curriculum include:

  • IJOS
  • JIR
Course Objectivesadd_circle_outline

After successfully completing this course, you should be able to: Describe the basic design architecture of the Junos OS.

  • Identify and provide a brief overview of Junos devices.
  • Navigate within the Junos CLI.
  • Perform tasks within the CLI operational and configuration modes.
  • Restore a Junos device to its factory-default state.
  • Perform initial configuration tasks.
  • Configure and monitor network interfaces.
  • Describe user configuration and authentication options.
  • Perform secondary configuration tasks for features and services such as system logging (syslog) and tracing, Network Time Protocol (NTP), configuration archival, and SNMP.
  • Monitor basic operation for the Junos OS and devices.
  • Identify and use network utilities.
  • Upgrade the Junos OS.
  • Perform file system maintenance and password recovery on a Junos device.
  • Navigate within the Junos J-Web interface.
  • 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.
Target Audienceadd_circle_outline

Network engineers, support personnel, reseller support, and others responsible for implementing Juniper MX products in a Service Provider environment or striving to become certified engineers will find the most value in this course.

Course Outlineadd_circle_outline

Refer to each course for detailed content; a general outline of course content includes:

DAY ONE: IJOS

Chapter 1: Course Introduction

Chapter 2: Junos Operating System Fundamentals

  • The Junos OS
  • Traffic Processing
  • Platforms Running the Junos OS

Chapter 3: User Interface Options: The Junos CLI

  • User Interface Options
  • The Junos CLI: CLI Basics
  • The Junos CLI: Operational Mode
  • The Junos CLI: Configuration Mode

Chapter 4: User Interface Options: The J-Web Interface

  • The J-Web GUI
  • Configuration
  • Lab 1: User Interface Options

Chapter 5: Initial Configuration

  • Factory-Default Configuration
  • Initial Configuration
  • Interface Configuration
  • Lab 2: Initial System Configuration

DAY TWO: IJOS

Chapter 6: Secondary System Configuration

  • User Configuration and Authentication
  • System Logging and Tracing
  • Network Time Protocol
  • Archiving Configurations
  • SNMP
  • Lab 3: Secondary System Configuration

Chapter 7: Operational Monitoring and Maintenance

  • Monitoring Platform and Interface Operation
  • Network Utilities
  • Maintaining the Junos OS
  • Password Recovery
  • System Clean-up
  • Lab 4: Operational Monitoring and Maintenance

Chapter 8: Interface Configuration Examples

  • Review of the Interface Configuration Hierarchy
  • Interface Configuration Examples
  • Using Configuration Groups

Chapter 9: Routing Fundamentals

  • Routing Concepts: Overview of Routing
  • Routing Concepts: The Routing Table
  • Routing Concepts: Routing Instances
  • Static Routing
  • Dynamic Routing
  • Lab 5: Routing Fundamentals

DAY THREE: IJOS

Chapter 10: Routing Policy

  • Routing Policy Overview
  • Case Study: Routing Policy
  • Lab 6: Routing Policy

Chapter 11: Firewall Filters

  • Firewall Filters Overview
  • Case Study: Firewall Filters
  • Unicast Reverse-Path-Forwarding Checks
  • Lab 7: Firewall Filters

Chapter 12: Class of Service

  • CoS Overview
  • Traffic Classification
  • Traffic Queueing
  • Traffic Scheduling
  • Case Study: CoS
  • Lab 8: Class of Service

Chapter 13: JTAC Procedures

  • Opening a Support Case
  • Customer Support Tools
  • Transferring Files to JTAC

Chapter 14: Juniper Security Concepts

  • Security Challenges
  • Juniper’s Security Focus

Appendix A: IPv6 Fundamentals

  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Protocols and Services
  • Configuration

Appendix B: Junosphere – (For Use with IJOS Junosphere Version Only)

  • Accessing the Junosphere Interface
  • Accessing Active Topologies

DAY FOUR: JIR

Chapter 1: Course Introduction

Chapter 2: Protocol-Independent Routing

  • Static Routes
  • Aggregated Routes
  • Generated Routes
  • Martian Addresses
  • Routing Instances

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

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

DAY FIVE: JIR

Chapter 5: Border Gateway Protocol

  • Overview of BGP
  • BGP Attributes
  • IBGP Versus EBGP
  • Configuring and Monitoring BGP

Chapter 6: IP Tunneling

  • Overview of IP Tunneling
  • GRE and IP-IP Tunnels
  • Implementing GRE and IP-IP Tunnels

Chapter 7: High Availability

  • Overview of High Availability Networks
  • GR
  • Graceful RE Switchover
  • Nonstop Active Routing
  • BFD
  • VRRP

Appendix A: IPv6

Appendix B: IS-IS

Prerequisitesadd_circle_outline

Students must have a basic understanding of the TCP/IP protocols.

  • While not required, familiarity with command-line interface of a switching platform or UNIX system is helpful.
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