Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist Automation and DevOps (JNCIS-DEVOPS)

The Automation and DevOps Track track enables you to demonstrate competency in common scripting languages and tools for automating device and network functions. JNCIS-DevOps, the specialist-level certification in this track, is designed for networking professionals with intermediate knowledge of automation tools and best practices. The written exam verifies your understanding of the application of scripting tools such as PyEZ, Python, and Ansible to Junos devices and networks.

Platform Automation Overview
Identify concepts, general features, or functionality of Junos platform automation

  • MGD-based automation
  • Telemetry concepts
  • JSD-based automation

NETCONF/XML API
Describe the concepts, benefits, or operation of automation access methods

  • XML API
  • NETCONF
  • REST API

Data Serialization and Templating
Describe the concepts, benefits, or operation of data serialization

  • YAML
  • JSON
  • Jinja2
  • XML

Python
Describe Python tools for automating Junos

  • PyEZ
  • RPCs
  • PyEZ exception handling
  • REST
  • JSNAPy
  • Jinja2

Stateful Configuration (Ansible/SALT)
Describe how to use Ansible for automating Junos

  • Playbooks
  • Templates (Jinja2)
  • Describe how to use SALT for automating Junos
  • Tower
  • Pillar
  • Runner

Junos Automation Scripts
Describe the concepts, benefits, or operation of automation scripts for Junos

  • Commit, Op, Event, or SNMP scripts
  • Python
  • SLAX

YANG/OpenConfig
Identify the concepts and general features of Junos support for YANG models

  • Implementation concepts

Juniper Extension Toolkit
Identify the concepts, general features, or functionality of the Juniper Extension Toolkit

  • Service APIs
  • gRPC/gNMI (network management interface)
  • Notification APIs
  • Fast Programmatic Configuration (Ephemeral DBs)

Exams

JN0-421

Recertification

Juniper certifications are valid for three years. For more information, see lRecertification.