Category Archives: Network

How to Save Plenty When Buying Network Hardware Online

eCommerce is in its prime and virtually everything is available to be bought online. It makes sense to buy you network hardware online too. Today you can buy almost every hardware device and component from online stores and get them delivered to your doorstep, that too hassle free. During my last procurement plan for one… Read More »

Configure MPLS L2VPN on EX Series Switches

Configure MPLS L2VPN on EX Series Switches,MPLS L2VPN provides Layer 2 VPN services on the MPLS network.  It allows carriers to establish L2VPNs on different data link layer protocols, including ATM, FR, VLAN, Ethernet and PPP. The information below describes the configuration steps to create Circuit Cross Connect (CCC aka Kompella draft) over 3 switches… Read More »

Configure Link aggregation (LACP) on SRX and EX Device

Configure Link aggregation (LACP) on SRX and EX Device.This article provides information about the supported LACP configuration on SRX, when connected with EX, to perform LACP. Let’s consider the following example: SRX Config: set interfaces ge-3/0/0 gigether-options redundant-parent reth1 set interfaces ge-15/0/0 gigether-options redundant-parent reth1 set interfaces reth1 redundant-ether-options redundancy-group 1 set interfaces reth1 redundant-ether-options… Read More »

Configuring Traceoptions for Debugging and Trimming Output in SRX Device

Configuring Traceoptions for Debugging and Trimming Output in SRX Device.While the Junos ‘show’ commands themselves offer some great insight into the operating status of the SRX, there is another level of detail that can be gathered from the SRX using the JUNOS debugging features. In JUNOS debugging, it is called a Traceoption.  For those familar… Read More »

Configure Management Access in SRX Device

Configure Management Access in SRX Device Some system services are enabled by default, and HTTP access is enabled for the ge-0/0/0.0 interface. Some allowed host-inbound services are also enabled by default for the ge-0/0/0.0 interface in the trust security zone. To configure how you can remotely manage a device, perform the following tasks: Enable system… Read More »

Configure Custom Virtual Router in SRX Device

Configure Custom Virtual Router in SRX Device.In Junos Software, a virtual router is a type of routing instance, which is a collection of routing tables, interfaces, and routing option settings. To establish a virtual router, you do the following: Create a virtual router Assign an interface to a virtual router (if not inet.0). Assign an… Read More »

Configuring Traceoptions for Debugging and Trimming Output in SRX

Configuring Traceoptions for Debugging and Trimming Output in SRX.While the Junos ‘show’ commands themselves offer some great insight into the operating status of the SRX, there is another level of detail that can be gathered from the SRX using the JUNOS debugging features. In JUNOS debugging, it is called a Traceoption.  For those familar with… Read More »

Password Recovery of Devices running CTPOS 4.x or 5.x

Password Recovery of Devices running CTPOS 4.x or 5.x.This article describes the procedure for recovering/resetting the root password on a CTP device running version 4.x or 5.x CTPOS. Local access to the device is required. Note: This procedure is for changing  the root’s password ,if lost. Physical security to prevent unauthorized access to the console is… Read More »

How juniper MX licensing work in clusters

How juniper MX licensing work in clusters,The first query is regarding MP licenses on the MXs once you use clustering. Are all the licenses that you have for individual MXs now all gathered together for one grand total license number in the cluster? For example, if we have one MX-2800 with a 64 MP license… Read More »