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Junos Intermediate Routing and Junos Enterprise Switching Bootcamp

This four-day bundle of courses provides students a single course to prepare for Junos Intermediate Routing and Junos Enterprise Switching preparation with a dive into intermediate routing and switching configuration topics. This bundle includes full content from Junos Intermediate Routing and Junos Enterprise Switching.

Junos Intermediate Routing and Junos Enterprise Switching are intermediate-level courses.

Target Audience

This course benefits individuals responsible for configuring and monitoring devices running Junos OS and those seeking the Junos Intermediate Routing and Junos Enterprise Switching certification.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe typical uses of static, aggregate, and generated routes. 
  •  Configure and monitor static, aggregate, and generated routes. 
  •  Explain the purpose of Martian routes and add new entries to the default list. 
  •  Describe typical uses of routing instances. 
  •  Configure and share routes between routing instances. 
  •  Describe load-balancing concepts and operations. 
  •  Implement and monitor Layer 3 load balancing. 
  •  Illustrate benefits of filter-based forwarding. 
  •  Configure and monitor filter-based forwarding. 
  •  Explain the operations of OSPF. 
  •  Describe the role of the designated router. 
  •  List and describe OSPF area types. 
  •  Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot OSPF. 
  •  Describe BGP and its basic operations. 
  •  Name and describe common BGP attributes. 
  • List the steps in the BGP route selection algorithm. 
  •  Describe BGP peering options and the default route advertisement rules. 
  •  Configure and monitor BGP. 
  •  Describe IP tunneling concepts and applications. 
  •  Explain the basic operations of generic routing encapsulation (GRE) and IP over IP (IP-IP) tunnels. 
  •  Configure and monitor GRE and IP-IP tunnels. 
  •  Describe various high availability features supported by the Junos OS. 
  •  Configure and monitor some of the highlighted high availability features.


Students should have basic networking knowledge and an understanding of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model and the TCP/IP protocol suite. Students should also attend the Introduction to the Junos Operating System and Junos Routing Essentials courses prior to attending this class.

Course Content

Day 1

  • Chapter 1: JIR Course Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Protocol-Independent Routing
  • Chapter 3: Load Balancing and Filter-Based Forwarding
  • Chapter 4: Open Shortest Path First

Day 2

  • Chapter 5: Border Gateway Protocol
  • Chapter 6: IP Tunneling
  • Chapter 7: High Availability
  • Appendix A: IPv6
  • Appendix B: IS-IS
  • Appendix C: Routing Information Protocol

Day 3

  • Chapter 1: JEX Course Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Layer 2 Switching
  • Chapter 3: Virtual Networks
  • Chapter 4: Spanning Tree

Day 4

  • Chapter 5: Port Security
  • Chapter 6: Device Security and Firewall Filters
  • Chapter 7: Virtual Chassis
  • Chapter 8: High Availability Features
  • Appendix A: Ethernet Ring Protection Switching
  • Appendix B: Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol

Follow on Courses

Advanced Junos Enterprise Routing

Advanced Junos Enterprise Switching

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