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Network and Security Manager Fundamentals (NSMF)

 
Network and Security Manager Fundamentals (NSMF) 
Network and Security Manager Fundamentals (NSMF)

Course Overview

This two-day course discusses the basic operations of Network and Security Manager. Key topics include server and domain administration, device configuration, template creation and management, policy creation and management, logging, and report generation. Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, students gain experience in configuring, testing, and troubleshooting features of Network and Security Manager.
Please note: Course pricing may vary based on Juniper Networks Authorized Education Partner (JNAEP) offerings and locations.
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Objectives

After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain Network and Security Manager concepts and terminology;
  • Set up and administer Network and Security Manager servers;
  • Configure domains and administrators;
  • Add devices using modeling and importing;
  • Work with objects and templates;
  • Configure policies;
  • Perform routine device management tasks;
  • Work with logs and reports; and
  • Configure VPNs with the VPN Manager tool.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for network engineers, network support personnel, reseller support personnel, and anyone else needing a working knowledge of Network and Security Manager.

Course Level

This is an introductory-level course.

Prerequisites

This course assumes that students have basic networking knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • JUNOS or ScreenOS;
  • Ethernet;
  • TCP/IP; and
  • Routing.

Course Contents

Day 1

Chapter 1: Course Introduction

Chapter 2: Network and Security Manager Concepts

  • The Role of Network and Security Manager
  • Architecture and Communication

Chapter 3: Server Administration

  • Network and Security Manager Processes and Directory Structure
  • High Availability
  • Installation Overview–Network and Security Manager
  • Installation Overview–NSMXpress
  • NSM UI Installation
  • NSM UI Overview
  • Licensing

Chapter 4: Domains and Administrators

  • Domains and Subdomains
  • Role-Based Administration
  • Configuration
  • Lab 1: Domains, Roles, and Administrators

Chapter 5: Adding Devices

  • Scenarios and Methods
  • Device Exists
  • Device Does Not Yet Exist
  • VSYS, Cluster, Extranet, Group
  • Add Device Wizard
  • Automatic Discovery
  • Lab 2: Adding Devices

Chapter 6: Abstraction–Objects and Templates

  • Objects
  • Templates
  • Lab 3: Abstraction–Objects and Templates

Day 2

Chapter 7: Abstraction–Policies

  • What Is a Policy?
  • Creating New Policies
  • Merging Policies
  • Lab 4: Creating Policies

Chapter 8: Managing Devices

  • Directives
  • Configuring Devices
  • Configuration Management
  • Device Management
  • Lab 5: Managing Devices

Chapter 9: Logging, Reporting, and Monitoring

  • Logging
  • Reporting
  • Action Manager
  • Monitoring
  • Lab 6: Logging and Reporting

Chapter 10: Central Manager

  • Central Manager
  • Global Policy and Polymorphic Objects

Chapter 11: Virtual Private Networks

  • Concepts and Terminology
  • Device-Level VPNs Versus VPN Manager
  • Configuring Policy-Based VPNs
  • Configuring Route-Based VPNs
  • Configuring Auto-Connect VPNs
  • Configuring VPNs with Extranet Devices
  • Lab 7: VPNs

Schedule
  Below is a list of scheduled dates when this event will take place. Some events require registration for attendance so you will need to click on the date for more information regarding the specific event.

If a scheduled date is listed as "Closed" it means either the registration deadline has passed or the event is already full, in either case you will need to find a different date.

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# Date  Theater Language Subject Location Facilitator Status
1 9/10/2015 Americas (AMER) English Network and Security Manager Fundamentals (NSMF) Live Virtual Online Cosmos Security Centre Open
2 9/10/2015 Americas (AMER) English Network and Security Manager Fundamentals (NSMF) Montreal, QC Cosmos Security Centre Open
3 9/10/2015 Americas (AMER) English Network and Security Manager Fundamentals (NSMF) Toronto, ON Cosmos Security Centre Open
4 9/16/2015 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) English NSMF DUBAI   Open
5 9/24/2015 Americas (AMER) English Network and Security Manager Fundamentals (NSMF) Calgary, AB Cosmos Security Centre Open
6 9/24/2015 Americas (AMER) English Network and Security Manager Fundamentals (NSMF) Live Virtual Online Cosmos Security Centre Open
7 9/24/2015 Americas (AMER) English Network and Security Manager Fundamentals (NSMF) Vancouver, BC Cosmos Security Centre Open
8 10/19/2015 9:00 AM SST Asia Pacific (APAC) English Network and Security Manager Fundamentals (NSMF) Singapore Training Partners Pte Ltd - Singapore Open
9 10/19/2015 10:00 AM GMT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) German Network and Security Manager Fundamentals Eschborn / Germany INDC EMEA Open
10 10/26/2015 9:00 AM GMT Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) English Network and Security Manager Fundamentals Bratislava / Slovakia INDC EMEA Open
11 11/2/2015 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) English   LONDON - EC3V Arrow ECS Limited- UK Open
12 11/2/2015 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) English   Virtual Training Class Arrow ECS Limited- UK Open
13 11/2/2015 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) English   NOTTINGHAM - NG15 Arrow ECS Limited- UK Open
14 11/2/2015 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) English   THEALE - RG7 Arrow ECS Limited- UK Open
15 11/2/2015 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) English   Harrogate Arrow ECS Limited- UK Open
16 2/15/2016 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Dutch   Utrecht, NL Avnet Technology Solutions - Netherlands Open
17 2/15/2016 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) English   Utrecht, NL Avnet Technology Solutions - Netherlands Open
18 5/30/2016 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Dutch   Utrecht, NL Avnet Technology Solutions - Netherlands Open
19 5/30/2016 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) English   Utrecht, NL Avnet Technology Solutions - Netherlands Open