Welcome to Junos OS For Dummies. This book provides you with a handy reference for configuring and running Junos software on Juniper Networks products. (We won’t bore you with how Junos got here, but you can discover more about Juniper Networks and the evolution of Junos software at www.juniper.net/company.)
More and more, Junos software is being deployed throughout the world running on Juniper Networks platforms designed for switching, routing, and security. You can find it in both the largest and the smallest service provider networks and in the networks at tens of thousands of offices, regional campuses, and data centers of enterprise organizations, as well as in the public sector and on educational campuses.
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.