Mpls now part of Junos on EX switches

I have been waiting a while for this, the EX switches, at least the 3200 and 4200 support MPLS, L2 and L3 Vpns as of 9.5R1.8. No support for LDP signaled Mpls yet. I thought the EX8208 would not get MPLS until a few more releases down the road, but I could be wrong. Once I have a confirmation either way I will post it here.


Gre tunnel between a linux host and Junos

I wrote an article on how to set up GRE between a linux host and a Junos device.

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BGP path selection

This is the way that BGP selects paths, which can be fairly involved, but the most common manner in which it is selected can remembered very easily.

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Juniper E-learning

I did not know about the large number of these, but there a quite a few e-learning regarding various Juniper products. If you are interested in learning more about Juniper and their products, it is worth a look.

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Junos Day One guide – Free

Juniper has published a “Day One” guide that talks about getting around in Junos, this is the first in series. A new instalment will come out every three months. Here is the link to the doc in pdf format.

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Link aggregation (802.3ad) between a linux host and a Juniper EX 4200 Virtual Chassis

This was a config I mocked up earlier this week, thought it was worth posting. Not to mention it shows the power and flexibility of Juniper’s virtual chassis technology.

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Junos interfaces

I am creating a listing of the Junos logical interfaces and their purpose, it is a work in progress. If you have any to add please let me know.

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