Ansible with Juniper

Speaking of centralized management of network devices would be a great idea to demonstrate some possibilities to use NETCONF and open-source software. Under the hood, we are going to use Ansible and “Juniper.junos” library to manage Juniper vMX 14.1 and SRX 12.1 from GNU/Linux Debian CLI.

NG-MVPN Extranet: Part 2

Welcome back. In the previous part, we had configured all service provider devices and got our first part of control plane information, populated by BGP. This time, we are going to configure the rest: provider tunnel, PIM, start on a p-multicast source and request some groups by customers.

The Standoff

How about a short humor break? Dive under the cut to find some hilarious moments from the long story between Juniper and Cisco.

Exam JNCIP-SP [JN0-660]

Few days ago, at March 14 to be precise, my Juniper Service Provider path had received another one pleasant milestone – JNCIP-SP exam has been passed! As always, my thoughts and a short overview of the exam are presented.

Configuration statements

As deeper I dived in Junos OS CLI as better I understood that a full list of available commands would be one the best way to be familiar with features. Fortunately, Junos OS CLI divided to a huge amount of stanzas, so it’s not a big deal to get that list as a continuous hierarchy of available commands. […]

NG-MVPN Extranet: Part 1

We are continuing our fancy Juniper service provider journey and today we have an exciting subject – Next-Generation Multicast VPN (NG-MVPN shortly). In a nutshell, that type of service gives to a service provider a possibility to deliver multicast data on a set of customer sites, almost as simple as it works with IP/MPLS BGP […]