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Junos Enterprise Switching using Enhanced Layer 2 Software

Introduction to Junos switching concepts and operation.

GK# 7209 Vendor# JEX

$2073 - $2075 CAD

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Course Overview


In this course, you will gain introductory switching knowledge and examine configuration examples. This course consists of an overview of switching concepts and operations, virtual LANs (VLANs), the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), port and device security features, and high availability (HA) features.


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What You'll Learn

  • Benefits of implementing switched LANs
  • Transparent bridging concepts and operations
  • Terms and design considerations for switched LANs
  • Enterprise platforms that support Layer 2 switching
  • Configure interfaces for Layer 2 switching operations
  • Display and interpret the Ethernet switching table
  • VLAN concepts
  • Access and trunk port modes
  • Configure and monitor VLANs and inter-VLAN routing
  • Voice and native VLAN concepts
  • Inter-VLAN routing operations
  • When a spanning tree is required
  • STP and Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) operations
  • Advantages of using RSTP over STP
  • Configure and monitor RSTP
  • Bridge Protocol Data Unit (BPDU), Loop, and Root protection features configuration
  • Configure and monitor port security features
  • Configure and monitor storm control
  • Firewall filter support for EX Series Ethernet Switches
  • Implement and monitor the effects of a firewall filter
  • Configure and monitor HA features
  • Basic concepts and operational details of a virtual chassis
  • Implement a virtual chassis with multiple EX4200 switches


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Classroom Live Outline

  1. Layer 2 Switching 
    • Ethernet Bridging Basics
    • Terminology and Design Considerations 
    • Enterprise Switching Platforms 
    • Enabling and Monitoring Layer 2 Switching Operations 

  2. Virtual Networks 
    • VLANs
    • Configuring and Monitoring VLANs 
    • Voice VLAN 
    • Native VLAN 
    • Routed VLAN Interfaces 

  3. Spanning Tree 
    • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
    • Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
    • Configuring and Monitoring STP and RSTP 
    • Protection Features
      • BPDU Protection 
      • Loop Protection 
      • Root Protection 

  4. Port Security 
    • MAC Limiting 
    • Persistent MAC Limiting
    • DHCP Snooping 
    • Dynamic ARP Inspection 
    • IP Source Guard 

  5. Device Security and Firewall Filters 
    • Storm Control 
    • Firewall Filters

  6. Virtual Chassis
    • High Availability Networks
    • Configuring and Monitoring Virtual Chassis

  7. High Availability (HA) Features
    • HA Networks 
    • Link Aggregation Groups 
    • Redundant Trunk Groups 
    • Graceful Routing Engine Switchover
    • Nonstop Active Routing 
    • Nonstop Bridging


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Lab 1: Implementing Layer 2 Switches 
Lab 2: Implementing Virtual Networks 
Lab 3: Implementing Spanning Tree 
Lab 4: Implementing Port Security 
Lab 5: Implementing Storm Control and Firewall Filters 
Lab 6: Implementing a Virtual Chassis Systems
Lab 7: Implementing High Availability Features 



Who Should Attend


Network technicians responsible for configuring and monitoring EX Series switches

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 2 day

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 2 day

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