This self-paced On-Demand eLearning course provides you with the tools and methods required for implementing, monitoring, and troubleshooting Layer 3 components in an enterprise network. This course covers OSPF, BGP, multicast, enterprise architecture, and Ethernet VPN-Virtual Extensible LAN (EVPN-VXLAN) is covered in depth. The course also exposes students to common troubleshooting commands and tools used to diagnose various intermediate to advanced issues. Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, students will gain experience with features of each of these devices, vSRX virtual firewalls and vQFX virtual switches. This course is based on Junos OS Release 22.1R1.10. Watch a Sneak Peek

Purchase Includes: 365 Days of Access
Certification Track: Enterprise Routing & Switching
Difficulty Level: Advanced
Last Updated: Thursday, December 21, 2023
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Course Introduction
This module provides an overview of the course.
OSPF-Part 1
This module describes general OSPF operations including link-state advertisements, router types, area types, and how designated routers are elected. Multi area configurations are explored and a detailed explanation of how the link state database is populated.
OSPF-Part 2
This module describes how OSPF uses the shortest path first algorithm to determine best routes and how to modify best path calculations by using metrics and reference bandwidth settings. OSPF authentication using none, MD5, and simple methods are detailed with examples. This module also covers OSPFv3 and how it differs from OSPFv2.

Lab: Configuring and Monitoring OSPF.
1h 29m
OSPF Areas-Part 1
This module describes how to configure OSPF stub, not-so-stubby, totally stubby, and totally not-so-stubby area types. The module also explains deployment options to limit the size of the link state database with configuration examples.
OSPF Areas-Part 2
This module focuses on a detailed configuration and implementation of not-so-stubby areas and route summarization operations. Examples for suppressing routes and minimizing the number of routes advertised between OSPF neighbors will be reviewed.

Lab: OSPF Route Summarization
Advanced OSPF Options
This module describes how to apply prefix limits on incoming and outgoing route advertisements and how to configure mutual redistribution. Configuring OSPF import policies is also demonstrated.

Lab: Configuring Advanced OSPF Options.
Advanced OSPF Case Studies
This module describes how to configure multi-area OSPF adjacencies and how to manage inter-area and intra-area routing scenarios. Configuring connectivity between multiple OSPF areas with virtual links is explained with examples.
AJER Activity 1
This activity review concepts from Modules 2 thorugh Module 7.
Troubleshooting OSPF
This module describes how to troubleshoot OSPF routing issues through the examination of adjacency issues, route summarization, and inter-area connectivity.

Lab: Troubleshooting OSPF.
Troubleshooting OSPF Routing Issues
This module describes how to troubleshoot OSPF routing issues through the examination of adjacency issues, route summarization, and inter-area connectivity.
BGP-Part 1
This module explains the difference between IBGP and EBGP and where each is deployed. BGP message types and how to configure BGP connectivity is discussed with examples.
BGP-Part 2
This module covers BGP route propagation, hidden routes, and how to manage next-hop issues. BGP path selection is covered in detail with further discussion covering multi-hop, multipath, and load balancing configurations.

Lab: Implementing BGP.
1h 33m
BGP Attributes and Policy
This module describes BGP routing tables and how to configure import and export policies. The module further discusses well-known and optional BGP attributes.
Common BGP Attributes
This module describes common BGP attributes and their configuration and how to use regular expressions to parse and filter BGP attributes.
BGP Communities
This module describes how to use BGP communities, explains the purpose of well-known communities, and how to use regular expressions to parse and filter BGP communities.

Lab: BGP Attributes.
1h 14m
Troubleshooting BGP
This module presents a detailed, multi-part case study. Previously discussed troubleshooting methods and the use of operational commands are demonstrated.

Lab: Troubleshooting BGP.
1h 43m
BGP Troublshooting Case Study
This module details BGP troubleshooting strategies for IBGP and EBGP peering sessions. The module will cover using troubleshooting checklists and the use of operational commands to help determine root cause issues.
AJER Activity 2
This activity review concepts from Modules 8 thorugh Module 16.
Enterprise Routing Policies-Part 1
This module describes how to implement enterprise routing policies using a case study. Administrative scoping, Primary and backup routes, and various traffic engineering strategies are examined.
Enterprise Routing Policies-Part 2
This module describes using external and topology-driven outbound and inbound routing policies. Strict and loose policy options are examined as well as load-shared/per-prefix policy options.

Lab: Implementing Enterprise Routing Policies.
1h 29m
Troubleshooting Policies-Part 1
The module examines routing policy structure and policy processing. Prefix lists, default policies, and regular expressions are demonstrated to parse and filter routing policies.
Troubleshooting Policies-Part 2
This module describes various operational commands used to troubleshoot routing policies. Further troubleshooting techniques are demonstrated through a comprehensive case study.

Lab: Troubleshooting Routing Policy.
1h 18m
Introduction to Multicast-Part 1
This module describes multicast fundamentals including multicast components and addressing. Multicast routing tables and discusses how RPF checks are managed.
Introduction to Multicast-Part 2
This module describes the configuration, monitoring, and deployment of the IGMP protocol.
AJER Activity 3
This activity review concepts from Modules 17 thorugh Module 22.
Multicast Operations-Part 1
This module describes protocol independent multicast terms, components, and operations.
Lab: Implementing PIM-SM
1h 9m
Multicast Operations-Part 2
This module describes the configuration and deployment of sparse mode protocol independent multicast (PIM). Multicast rendezvous points configuration and deployment will be examined.
Lab: Implementing SSM
BGP Route Reflection
This module describes the purpose, scaling, and operation of route reflectors. Configuration and deployment of route reflectors will be examined. Route oscillation mitigation strategies will also be detailed.
Lab: BGP Route Reflection
1h 16m
Enterprise Architectures-Part 1
This module will explore traditional enterprise networks and discuss emerging trends including underlay/overlay methods and how to manage protocols within each topology.
Enterprise Architectures-Part 2
This module EVPN-VXLAN key concepts and how to deploy EVPN-VXLAN in a campus network.
VXLAN Overview
This module describes VXLAN functionality, layer 2 tunneling, and VXLAN gateways.
AJER Activity 4
This activity review concepts from Modules 23 thorugh Module 28
EVPN-VXLAN Architecture
This module examines EVPN features, operations, and EVPN route types. Several deployment scenarios will be reviewed and evaluated.
Configuring EVPN-VXLAN Networks-Part 1
This module reviews an EVPN-VXLAN case study then describes how to configure both an underlay and overlay network. Operational commands are described for confirming proper operation and configuration of an EVPN-VXLAN deployment.
Configuring EVPN-VXLAN Networks-Part 2
This module furthers the discussion of the steps required to build and deploy a full IP fabric network with detailed configuration examples.
Lab: Configuring an EVPN-VXLAN Network
3h 59m
Verifying and Troubleshooting EVPN-VXLAN Architecture-Part 1
This module describes EVPN route types and examines operational commands to diagnose and confirm deployments.
Verifying and Troubleshooting EVPN-VXLAN Architecture-Part 2
This module describes techniques to troubleshoot EVPN networks with troubleshooting flow charts, trace options, and operational commands.
AJER Activity 5
This activity review concepts from Modules 29 thorugh Module 33.
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