JUNOS Enterprise Switching Training (JEX)

JUNOS Enterprise Switching Training (JEX)

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Course Overview:

JUNOS Enterprise Switching Training (JEX) Course Description

JUNOS Enterprise Switching Training (JEX) is a two-day course that provides you with intermediate 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, you will gain experience in configuring and monitoring the Junos operating system and in monitoring device operations.

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this JUNOS Enterprise Switching Training (JEX) course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the JUNOS Enterprise Switching Training (JEX) course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the JUNOS Enterprise Switching Training (JEX) course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Related Courses:

JUNOS Intermediate Routing Training(JIR)
JUNOS Security Training (JSEC)


The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this JUNOS Enterprise Switching Training (JEX) course are as follows:

• Basic networking knowledge and an understanding of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model and the TCP/IP protocol suite.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this JUNOS Enterprise Switching Training (JEX) course:

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

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this CHANGE course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• 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
• Describe the basic concepts and operational details of a virtual chassis
• Implement a virtual chassis with multiple EX4200 switches
• List and describe some features that promote high availability
• Configure and monitor high availability features

JUNOS Enterprise Switching Training (JEX) – Course Syllabus:

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
Lab 1: Implementing Layer 2 Switching

Chapter 3: Virtual Networks

Overview of VLANs
Configuring and Monitoring VLANs
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
Protection Features: BPDU Protection
Protection Features: Loop Protection
Protection Features: Root Protection
Lab 3: Implementing Spanning Tree

Chapter 5: Port Security

MAC Limiting
DHCP Snooping
Dynamic ARP Inspection (DAI)
IP Source Guard
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 Virtual Chassis Systems

Chapter 8: High Availability Features

Overview of High Availability Networks
Link Aggregation Groups
Redundant Trunk Groups
Lab 7: Implementing High Availability Features

Appendix A: Ethernet Ring Protection Switching

Appendix B: Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol

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