Junos Space Essentials (JSE)

Junos Space Essentials (JSE) 

This three-day course provides students with the knowledge required to manage the Junos Space appliance and manage devices with Junos Space. Students will understand how to install Junos Space into a multimode Space Fabric, as well as learn how to administer and monitor the Fabric. Centralized Junos device management options offered by the Junos Space Network Management Platform will be explored, including configuration backup, synchronization, Junos image distribution, and application of templates. Students will also learn how to automate Junos Space management functions using Ansible.

Additional Details

Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, students will gain experience installing Junos Space into a multinode Space Fabric, navigating the administrative environment, monitoring the Fabric, performing schema updates, and using Junos Space applications. This course uses the Junos Space virtual appliance for the hands-on component and is based on Junos Space Release 20.1R1.2.

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Course Level

Junos Space Essentials is an intermediate-level course.

Intended Audience

This course benefits individuals responsible for managing Junos devices using the Junos Space software.


Students should have experience with the Junos operating system, including device management, administration, and monitoring. Students should also attend the Introduction to the Junos Operating System (IJOS) course prior to attending this class.


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

  • Explain the benefits of Junos Space software.
  • Describe the Junos Space architecture.
  • List and identify the components and applications of Junos Space.
  • Describe the two different form factors available for Junos Space.
  • Perform the initial setup of Junos Space.
  • Explain Junos Space security features and requirements.
  • Explain how to navigate the Junos Space GUI.
  • Describe multi-node Junos Space deployments.
  • Describe the services that are used in a Junos Space deployment.
  • Describe FMPM deployment.
  • Describe High Availability failover scenarios.
  • Describe how to manage jobs.
  • Describe Roles, Users, and Domains.
  • Describe how to recover from password lass and locked accounts.
  • Explain how to manage Junos Space Network Management Platform.
  • Describe how Junos Space discovers and manages devices.
  • Edit device configurations.
  • Upgrade the firmware of manage devices.
  • Describe the differences between template definitions and templates
  • Create and use templates and template definitions.
  • Create Quick Templates.
  • Create and deploy CLI Configlets.
  • Describe the purposes of network monitoring.
  • View nodes, node links and alarms using the Topology workspace.
  • Configure and manage network monitoring features.
  • Describe how reports function within Junos Space.
  • Manage predefined and custom report definitions.
  • Describe how to generate reports.
  • Describe the benefits of using Ansible with the Junos Space Collection.
  • List the Junos Space Collection modules and describe their purpose.
  • Implement basic Ansible playbooks to work with Junos Space.

Course Contents

Day 1

Chapter 1: Course Introduction

Chapter 2: Introduction to Junos Space

  • Junos Space Overview
  • Junos Space Architecture
  • Junos Space Applications
  • Junos Space Features

Chapter 3: Junos Space Deployment

  • Junos Space Platforms
  • Junos Space Initial Setup
  • Initial Setup of Primary Node
  • Junos Space Security
  • Junos Space GUI
  • Lab: Deploying Junos Space

Chapter 4: Junos Space Fabric Deployment

  • Fabric Overview
  • Fabric Creation
  • FMPM Nodes
  • High Availability Failover Scenarios
  • Lab 2: Deploying Junos Space Fabric

Day 2

Chapter 5: Platform Administration

  • Job Management
  • User Roles
  • Application Management
  • Lab 3: Platform Administration

Chapter 6: Device Management

  • Discover and Manage Devices
  • Configure Devices
  • Upgrade Device Firmware
  • Lab 4: Network Management Platform
  • Chapter 7: Junos Space Templates

    • Introduction to Templates
    • Creation and Application of Template Definitions
    • Creation and Application of Templates
    • Quick Templates
    • Creation and Application of CLI Configlets
    • Lab 5: Configuring and Applying Templates

    Day 3  

    Chapter 8: Network Monitoring

    • Monitoring Network Devices
    • Monitoring the Network using the Topology View
    • Network Monitoring Features
    • Searching for Nodes and Assets
    • Lab 6: Network Monitoring

    Chapter 9:Reports

    • Reports Overview
    • Reports Definitions
    • Generating Reports
    • Lab 7: Reports

    Chapter 10: Junos Space Automation Using Ansible

    • Ansible Overview
    • YAML and JSON
    • Ansible Modules for Space and Security Director
    • Setting up the Ansible Environment
    • Creating and Running Ansible Playbooks
    • Lab 8: Junos Space Automation

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    9/27/2021 7:30 AM PST Junos Space Essentials (JSE) - ILO Americas (AMER) Instructor-led Online Juniper Networks English Closed
    10/12/2021 Junos Space Essentials (JSE) - ILT & ILO Americas (AMER) Live Virtual Online Cosmos Security English Open
    10/26/2021 Junos Space Essentials (JSE) - ILT & ILO Americas (AMER) Live Virtual Online Cosmos Security English Open
    11/30/2021 7:30 AM PST Junos Space Essentials (JSE) - ILO Americas (AMER) Instructor-led Online Juniper Networks English Open
    1/31/2022 7:30 AM PST Junos Space Essentials (JSE) - ILO Americas (AMER) Instructor-led Online Juniper Networks English Open