Introduction to the Junos Operating System

Course Information

This course is unavailable at this time.

Key Contact 

Client Services

Learn More

Course Fees

Login Here
Federated login for the Member Wiki


This two-day course provides participants with the foundational knowledge required to work with the Junos operating system and to configure Junos devices.

Course Description

The introduction to the Junos Operating System course will provide you with a brief overview of the Junos device families, and also discuss the key architectural components of the software.

Learn about several key topics such as the following:

  • User interface options with a heavy focus on the command-line interface
  • Configuration tasks typically associated with the initial setup of devices
  • Interface configuration basics with configuration examples
  • Secondary system configuration
  • Basics f operational monitoring and maintenance of Junos devices

This course will then delve into foundational routing knowledge and configuration examples including general routing concepts, routing policy and firewall filters.

Through demonstrations and hands-on experience, you will gain experience in configuring and monitoring the Junos OS and monitoring basic device operations.

This course is based on Junos OS Release 15.1x49 

Course Benefits

  • Certified instructor-led training
  • In-person course delivery
  • Catered Lunch, snacks & coffee and light breakfast foods daily

PLEASE NOTE: This is a bring your own device course. To access the lab environment and working material, you will need to bring a computer capable of accessing wireless internet.

Who Should Attend?

  • Participants who have a basic networking knowledge and understanding of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model along with TCP/IP protocols.

What You Will Learn

  • Describe the basic design architecture of the Junos OS. 
  • Navigate within the Junos CLI.
  • Perform tasks within the CLI operational and configuration modes.
  • Restore a Junos device to its factory-default state. 
  • Perform initial configuration tasks. 
  • Configure and monitor network interfaces. 
  • Describe user configuration and authentication options. 
  • Perform secondary configuration tasks for features and services such as system logging (syslog) and tracing, Network Time Protocol (NTP), configuration archival, and SNMP.
  • Monitor basic operation for the Junos OS and devices.
  • Identify and use network utilities.
  • Upgrade the Junos OS.
  • Perform file system maintenance and password recovery on a Junos device. 
  • Navigate within the Junos J-Web interface.
  • Explain basic routing operations and concepts.
  • View and describe routing and forwarding tables.
  • Configure and monitor static routing.
  • Configure and monitor OSPF.
  • Describe the framework for routing policy and firewall filters.
  • Explain the evaluation of routing policy and firewall filters.
  • Identify instances where you might use routing policy.
  • Write and apply a routing policy.
  • Identify instances where you might use firewall filters.
  • Write and apply a firewall filter.
  • Describe the operation and configuration for unicast reverse path forwarding. 
  • (RPF).