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JUNOS OS For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-17374-9
408 pages
September 2011
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Learn to use JUNOS to make your network reliable!

Providing network administrators with a reliable network operating system, JUNOS software is an award-winning network operating system that focuses on security and the avoidance of down time. This easy-to-understand book starts with the basics of JUNOS and walks you through its features so that you can quickly learn how to set up, operate, and add key services.

Since the various JUNOS features are constantly being updated to provide your network with the best security possible, this new edition shares must-know information, helpful advice, handy tips, and essential cautions for working with JUNOS. Plus, you'll find out how to set up a routing protocol that automates configuration of routing tables for greater efficiency and how you can set up individual or group user accounts locally on the route, or on remote centralized authentication servers.

  • Starts with the basics and introduces you to JUNOS
  • Explains how to connect, manage, and troubleshoot routers and other Juniper appliances
  • Offers tips for making your network more efficient and reveals essential cautions
  • Walks you through setting up, operating, and adding key services
  • Details ways to configure JUNOS default security features as well as restricted physical access to protect routers
  • Breaks down advanced concepts into easy-to-understand segments so you can build your knowledge gradually

This new edition gets you started using the sophisticated features and techniques of JUNOS today.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Discovering Junos OS 7

Chapter 1: Junos Is Everywhere You Need to Be 9

Chapter 2: Jumping Into Junos 19

Chapter 3: Operating Your Network with Junos 39

Chapter 4: Migrating to Junos 55

Part II: Setting Up Junos OS 67

Chapter 5: Confi guring the Device with the CLI and J-Web 69

Chapter 6: Setting Up Junos Devices 91

Chapter 7: Managing Your Network with Junos OS 109

Chapter 8: Monitoring Junos 127

Chapter 9: Securing Your Junos OS Devices 147

Part III: Deploying a Device 165

Chapter 10: Deploying a Router 167

Chapter 11: Deploying an EX Switch 185

Chapter 12: Deploying Security with the SRX 207

Part IV: Running a Junos Network 227

Chapter 13: Working with Border Gateway Control 229

Chapter 14: Working with Router Policies 255

Chapter 15: Enabling Class of Service 277

Chapter 16: Using Multi-Protocol Level Switching 303

Chapter 17: Operating and Troubleshooting Your Network 325

Part V: The Part of Tens 345

Chapter 18: Ten Most Used Junos Commands 347

Chapter 19: Ten Migration Tools 353

Chapter 20: Ten Help Resources 359

Index 363

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Author Information

Walter Goralski is a Senior Staff Engineer and technical writer at Juniper Networks. He has worked in the networking field for more than 40 years.

Cathy Gadecki is coauthor of the first edition of Junos For Dummies.

Michael Bushong is a Senior Director of Product Strategy at Juniper Networks driving Junos software strategy.

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