Junos Platform Automation (JAUT)
Who should attend
This course benefits individuals responsible for configuring and monitoring devices running the Junos OS.
- Intermediate-level networking knowledge and an understanding of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and the TCP/IP protocol suite.
- Have familiarity with a programming language such as C, C++, Perl, or Java.
- Attend the Introduction to the Junos Operating System (IJOS) and !JP-JRE courses prior to attending this class.
- Describe the benefits of using Junos OS automation.
- Describe the differences between commit, op, and event scripts.
- Describe the format of an XML document.
- Describe how the Junos OS uses XML for commands and configuration.
- Explain how commit, op, and event scripts interact with XML.
- Describe the SLAX script structure.
- Describe SLAX variables and flow control.
- Create and test SLAX scripts.
- Describe the benefits of the Junos extension functions.
- Explain the different Junos extension functions.
- Describe how commit scripts can be used to make changes to the configuration.
- Describe how to use commit scripts to generate custom warnings and errors during a commit.
- Configure and enable commit scripts.
- Describe the use of op scripts.
- Explain how to define arguments and call operational-mode commands.
- Describe how to make configuration changes with op scripts.
- Configure op scripts.
- Describe the usage of event policies and scripts.
- Configure event scripts.
This two-day course is designed to provide you with Junos scripting knowledge through hands-on script development. The course includes an overview of Extensible Markup Language (XML), Stylesheet Language Alternative Syntax (SLAX), the Junos template and function library, commit scripts, operation (op) scripts, and event scripts. Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, you will gain experience in automating the Junos operating system and device operations.
This course is based on the Junos OS Release 11.1R2.3.