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Juniper Networks Certified Specialist Enterprise Routing and Switching Bundle, JIR and JEX-ELS (JNCIS-ENT)

This Bundle Combines JIR & JEX-ELS.

Junos Intermediate Routing (JIR) Overview

This 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 SRX 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.

Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX-ELS) Overview

This two-day course is designed to provide students with intermediate switching knowledge and configuration examples using Junos Enhanced Layer 2 Software. This course includes an overview of switching concepts and operations, virtual LANs (VLANs), the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), port and device security features, and high availability (HA) features. Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, students will gain experience in configuring and monitoring the Junos OS and in monitoring device operations. This course uses Juniper Networks EX4300 Series Ethernet Switches for the hands-on components, but the lab environment does not preclude the course from being applicable to other Juniper hardware platforms running the Junos OS. Optional lab components are available allowing attendees to perform network management and troubleshooting tasks using Junos Space Network Director 3.0. This course is based on Junos OS Release 17.1R1.8.

Junos Intermediate Routing (JIR) Outcomes

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.

Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX-ELS) Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, you should be able to: 
  • List the benefits of implementing switched LANs.
  • Describe transparent bridging concepts and operations.
  • Describe terms and design considerations for switched LANs.
  • List enterprise platforms that support Layer 2 switching.
  • Configure interfaces for Layer 2 switching operations.
  • Display and interpret the Ethernet switching table.
  • Explain the concept of a VLAN.
  • Describe access and trunk port modes.
  • Configure and monitor VLANs.
  • Describe voice VLAN and native VLAN concepts.
  • Explain inter-VLAN routing operations.
  • Configure and monitor inter-VLAN routing.
  • Explain when a spanning tree is required.
  • Describe STP and Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) operations.
  • List some advantages of using RSTP over STP.
  • Configure and monitor RSTP.
  • Describe the bridge protocol data unit (BPDU), loop, and root protection features.
  • Configure and monitor the BPDU, loop, and root protection features.
  • List and describe various port security features.
  • Configure and monitor port security features.
  • Describe the storm control feature.
  • Configure and monitor storm control.
  • Describe firewall filter support for EX Series Ethernet Switches.
  • Implement and monitor the effects of a firewall filter.
  • List and describe some features that promote high availability.
  • Configure and monitor high availability features.
  • Describe the basic concepts and operational details of a virtual chassis.
  • Implement a virtual chassis with multiple EX4300 switches.
  • Explain the concepts of Ethernet Ring Protection Switching (ERPS).
  • Configure and monitor ERPS.
  • Explain the concepts of Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP).
  • Configure and monitor MSTP.
  • Discover, configure, and troubleshoot EX Series switches using Junos Space Network Director.

Junos Intermediate Routing (JIR) Audience

Junos Intermediate Routing (JIR) benefits individuals responsible for configuring and monitoring devices running the Junos OS. Course Level: JIR is an intermediate-level course.

Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX-ELS) Audience

This course benefits individuals responsible for configuring and monitoring EX Series switches running Junos ELS.

Junos Intermediate Routing (JIR) Prerequisites

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) course prior to attending this class.  JIR needs to be taken prior to attending JEX.

Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX-ELS) Prerequisites

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) course prior to attending this class.

HD-ILT

If the course location is listed as HD-ILT, then this course will be delivered in our High Definition Instructor Led Training lab.  Students in the HD-ILT lab will receive live instruction in a virtual environment, including the same hands-on labs used in classroom-based courses.  For more information on our HD-ILT learning environment, click here.

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Group Training Available

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