Advanced Junos Platform Automation and DevOps (AJAUT) – Outline

Detailed Course Outline

Day 1 - Course Introduction

Introduction to DevOps and Event Driven Infrastructure

  • DevOps
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Event Driven Infrastructure (EDI)

Using Docker for DevOps

  • Introduction to Docker Containers
  • Installing and Configuring Docker
  • Managing Docker Networking
  • Managing Applications Running in Docker
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Docker
  • LAB 1: Using Docker Containers

Using GitLab as a Configuration and Code Repository

  • Version Control Workflow
  • Git and GitLab Explained
  • GitLab Install Overview
  • Creating GitLab Projects
  • Creating Git Repositories
  • Staging and Committing Files
  • Cloning and Pushing Repository Data
  • Branching and Merging
  • Resolving Merge Conflicts
  • LAB 2: Using GitLab

Day 2

Using Ansible to Manage Networking Devices

  • Review of Ansible Basics
  • Using Ansible with Jinja2 Templates
  • Using Ansible to Enforce Network Design Constraints using Templates
  • Using Ansible for (NOOB) deployments while maintaining Idempotency
  • Creating Multi-Vendor Playbooks
  • Using Ansible to Check Code In and Out of GitLab
  • Using GitLab with Ansible for Automated Version Control
  • Using Ansible for Auditing
  • Using Ansible with Vagrant
  • LAB 3: Using Ansible for Network Deployments

Day 3 Robot Framework

  • Robot Overview
  • Perform Automated Testing using Robot
  • The pybot_jrouter Modules
  • Automated Testing - Use Case
  • LAB 4: Using the Robot Framework for Automated Testing on Junos Devices


  • Jenkins Overview
  • Importing Jobs into Jenkins
  • Implementing Continuous Integration
  • Git Module
  • Robot Module
  • Ansible Module
  • LAB 5: Using Jenkins to Implement Continuous Integration