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Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX)

 
Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) 
Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX)

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.



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Course Level

Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) is an intermediate-level course.

Intended Audience

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

Objectives

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.

Course Contents

Day 1

Chapter 1: Course Introduction

Chapter 2: Layer 2 Switching

  • Ethernet Bridging Basics
  • Terminology and Design Considerations
  • Overview of Enterprise Switching Platforms
  • Enabling and Monitoring Layer 2 Switching Operations
  • EZSetup
  • Junos Space Network Director Overview
  • Junos Space Network Director Device Discovery
  • Lab 1: Implementing Layer 2 Switching

Chapter 3: Virtual Networks

  • Overview of VLANs
  • Configuring and Monitoring VLANs
  • Configuring and Deploying Network Director VLAN and Port Profiles
  • Voice VLAN
  • Native VLAN
  • Routed VLAN Interfaces
  • Lab 2: Implementing Virtual Networks

Chapter 4: Spanning Tree

  • Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Configuring and Monitoring STP and RSTP
  • Troubleshooting STP and RSTP
  • Protection Features: BPDU Protection
  • Protection Features: Loop Protection
  • Protection Features: Root Protection
  • Lab 3: Implementing Spanning Tree

Day 2

Chapter 5: Port Security

  • MAC Limiting
  • Persistent MAC Learning
  • DHCP Snooping
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection (DAI)
  • IP Source Guard
  • MACsec
  • Lab 4: Implementing Port Security

Chapter 6: Device Security and Firewall Filters

  • Storm Control
  • Firewall Filters
  • Lab 5: Implementing Storm Control and Firewall Filters

Chapter 7: Virtual Chassis

  • Overview of Virtual Chassis
  • Configuring and Monitoring a Virtual Chassis
  • Lab 6: Implementing a Virtual Chassis System

Chapter 8: High Availability Features

  • Overview of High Availability Networks
  • Link Aggregation Groups
  • Redundant Trunk Groups
  • Graceful Routing Engine Switchover (GRES)
  • Nonstop Active Routing (NSR)
  • Nonstop Bridging (NSB)
  • Lab 7: Implementing High Availability Features

Appendix A: Ethernet Ring Protection Switching

  • Ethernet Ring Protection Switching (ERPS) Overview
  • Configuring and Monitoring ERPS

Appendix B: Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol

  • Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) Overview
  • Configuring and Monitoring MSTP

Appendix C: ELS and Non-ELS Configuration Examples

  • Switch Options
  • IRB and VLAN Interfaces
  • Q-in-Q-Tagging

Schedule
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Date  Subject Theater Location Facilitator Language
11/11/2019         English
11/11/2019 9:30 AM SST Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) Asia Pacific (APAC) Manila Datacipher - Philippines English
11/12/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Americas (AMER) San Jose  Costa Rica + Online Academia InSite Spanish
11/13/2019 10:00 AM GMT Junos Enterprise Switching using ELS Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Berlin / Germany Fast Lane German
11/17/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) UAE,Dubai Global Knowledge EMEA English
11/18/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Americas (AMER) Lima  Peru Academia InSite Spanish
11/18/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Americas (AMER) Vancouver & Calgary Cosmos Security English
11/18/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Americas (AMER) Live Virtual Online Cosmos Security English
11/18/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Moscow, Russia Poplar Systems Russian
11/21/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Asia Pacific (APAC) AKL + Online Crystal Echo English
11/21/2019 JEX Asia Pacific (APAC) Melbourne AU   English
11/21/2019 JEX Asia Pacific (APAC) Melbourne AU   English
11/21/2019 9:00 AM GMT Junos Enterprise Switching using ELS Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Bratislava / Slovakia Fast Lane English
11/24/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Saudi Arabia, Riydah Global Knowledge EMEA English
11/25/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Amsterdam + live online Tech Data English
11/25/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILO Americas (AMER) AMER Online Academia InSite Spanish
11/25/2019 JSEC Asia Pacific (APAC) Sydney AU   English
11/25/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Americas (AMER) Phoenix, AZ + Online Dynamic Worldwide English
11/28/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Americas (AMER) Bogota  Colombia Academia InSite Spanish
11/28/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Asia Pacific (APAC) SYD + Online Crystal Echo English
12/1/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Cairo, Egypt Global Knowledge EMEA English
12/3/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Americas (AMER) Ciudad de Mexico + Online Academia InSite Spanish
12/4/2019 9:30 AM IST Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) Asia Pacific (APAC) India,Mumbai Datacipher - India & Sri Lanka English
12/5/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Rueil Malmaison, France Global Knowledge EMEA French
12/6/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Americas (AMER) San Jose  Costa Rica + Online Academia InSite Spanish
12/9/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) London, United Kingdom + Online Arrow ECS - United Kingdom English
12/9/2019 JTNOC Asia Pacific (APAC) Sydney AU   English
12/9/2019 9:30 AM SST Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) Asia Pacific (APAC) Manila Datacipher - Philippines English
12/10/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Americas (AMER) Ciudad de Mexico + Online Academia InSite Spanish
12/11/2019 10:00 AM GMT Junos Enterprise Switching using ELS Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Dsseldorf / Germany Fast Lane German
12/12/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Asia Pacific (APAC) MEL + Online Crystal Echo English
12/16/2019 JSEC Asia Pacific (APAC) Melbourne AU   English
12/16/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILO Americas (AMER) AMER Online Academia InSite Spanish
12/17/2019 AJSPR Asia Pacific (APAC) Sydney AU   English
12/19/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Asia Pacific (APAC) BNE + Online Crystal Echo English
12/20/2019 JMR Asia Pacific (APAC) Sydney AU   English
12/22/2019 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Qatar,Doha Global Knowledge EMEA English
1/9/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Asia Pacific (APAC) CBR + Online Crystal Echo English
1/13/2020 9:00 AM PST Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Americas (AMER) Sunnyvale, CA Juniper Networks English
1/27/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Americas (AMER) Phoenix, AZ + Online Dynamic Worldwide English
2/6/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Asia Pacific (APAC) SYD + Online Crystal Echo English
2/10/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Amsterdam + live online Tech Data English
2/10/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Americas (AMER) Phoenix, AZ + Online Dynamic Worldwide English
2/20/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Rueil Malmaison, France Global Knowledge EMEA French
2/20/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Asia Pacific (APAC) MEL + Online Crystal Echo English
3/2/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) London, United Kingdom + Online Arrow ECS - United Kingdom English
3/19/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Asia Pacific (APAC) AKL + Online Crystal Echo English
3/26/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Asia Pacific (APAC) BNE + Online Crystal Echo English
4/1/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Wokingham Global Knowledge EMEA English
4/2/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Asia Pacific (APAC) SYD + Online Crystal Echo English
4/6/2020 9:00 AM EST Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Americas (AMER) Herndon, VA Juniper Networks English
4/16/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) London - Old Broad Street Global Knowledge EMEA English
4/20/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Asia Pacific (APAC) MEL + Online Crystal Echo English
4/23/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Asia Pacific (APAC) WLG + Online Crystal Echo English
5/25/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Amsterdam + live online Tech Data English
5/26/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) London, United Kingdom + Online Arrow ECS - United Kingdom English
6/1/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Rueil Malmaison, France Global Knowledge EMEA French
6/8/2020 7:30 AM PST Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILO Americas (AMER) AMER Online Juniper Networks English
7/8/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) London - Old Broad Street Global Knowledge EMEA English
9/3/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Rueil Malmaison, France Global Knowledge EMEA French
9/21/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) London, United Kingdom + Online Arrow ECS - United Kingdom English
11/30/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT & ILO Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) London, United Kingdom + Online Arrow ECS - United Kingdom English
12/7/2020 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Rueil Malmaison, France Global Knowledge EMEA French
1/15/2029 Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) - ILT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) London - Old Broad Street Global Knowledge EMEA English