JUNOS Enterprise Switching

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official Juniper Curriculum

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Junos Enterprise Switching is a two day course that provides delegates with introductory switching knowledge and configuration examples. This course includes an overview of switching concepts and operations, virtual LANs, spanning tree protocol, port and device security features, and high-availability features. This course is based on Junos version 10.1R2.8. Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, delegates will gain experience in configuring and monitoring the Junos OS and monitoring device operations.

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

  • List 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 concepts of a virtual LAN (VLAN)
  • Describe access and truck 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 RSTP operations
  • List some advantages of using RSTP over STP
  • Configure and monitor RSTP
  • Describe the 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 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 basic concepts and operational details of a virtual chassis
  • Implement a virtual chassis with multiple EX 4200 switches

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Layer 2 Switching (5 topics)

  • Ethernet Bridging Basics
  • Terminology and Design Considerations
  • Overview of Enterprise Switching Platforms
  • Enabling and Monitoring Layer 2 Switching Operations
  • Lab 1: Implementing Layer 2 Switches

Virtual Local Area Networks (6 topics)

  • Overview of VLANs
  • Configuring and Monitoring VLANs
  • Voice VLAN
  • Native VLAN
  • Routed VLAN Interfaces (RVIs)
  • Lab 2: Configuring and Monitoring VLANs

Spanning Tree (5 topics)

  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
  • Configuring and Monitoring STP and RSTP
  • Protection Features
  • Lab 3: RSTP and Protection Features

Port Security (5 topics)

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

Device Security and Firewall Filters (3 topics)

  • Storm Control
  • Firewall Filters
  • Lab 5: Implementing Device Security Features and Firewall Filters

High Availability (3 topics)

  • Link Aggregation Groups (LAGs)
  • Redundant Trunk Groups (RTG)
  • Lab 6: Configuring LAGs and RTG

Virtual Chassis (1 topic)

  • Lab 7: Implementing a Virtual Chassis


Delegates should have basic networking knowledge and an understanding of the OSI model and the TCP/IP protocol suite. Delegates should also attend the Introduction to Junos Software (IJS) and Junos Routing Essentials (JRE) courses prior to attending this class.

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

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Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
JEX 2 Days $1,095
JEX 2 Days $1,095

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