Juniper Course

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This 2-day course is designed to provide knowledge of how to use Contrail in enterprise cloud networks. 

Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, you will gain experience in working with Contrail Networking in Kubernetes, OpenShift, and VMware vCenter environments.

You will also learn how to secure cloud networks with Contrail Security, service chaining, and Juniper cSRX. 

This course is based on Contrail Release 2011.

The Enterprise Automation and Orchestration Using Contrail (EAC) course is an advanced-level course.

Relevant Juniper Product

• Contrail


Network engineers, administrators, support personnel, and reseller support personnel responsible for working with Contrail-based networking solutions in data center and enterprise cloud environments.

Skills Gained

• Describe Contrail and its enterprise use cases

o List Contrail products and key Contrail features

o Describe the use cases of Contrail in the Enterprise

o Explain Contrail Security Concepts

• Explain Contrail and Kubernetes integration

o Explain Kubernetes architecture

o Explain how Contrail integrates with Kubernetes

o Describe workload isolation modes supported by Contrail

• Explain how Contrail Security is used with Kubernetes

• Describe Contrail Provisioning for Kubernetes

o List main deployment methods for Contrail with Kubernetes

o Explain provisioning with Contrail Command

• Explain Red Hat OpenShift architecture

• Explain how Contrail integrates with Red Hat OpenShift

• Explain how to launch OpenShift workloads and connect them over Contrail Virtual Networks

• Describe how Contrail Security is used with Red Hat OpenShift

• Explain vCenter architecture

• Describe vCenter integration with Contrail

• Describe how to connect vCenter workloads using Contrail virtual networks

• Describe how to use Contrail Security features to secure vCenter workloads

• Explain how VMware vRealize Orchestrator works with Contrail

• Describe Contrail service chaining

• Explain cSRX functionality and its use in Contrail service chains:

o List the main features of Juniper cSRX

o Describe multiple interface pods in Contrail

o Configure In-Network service chains

• Explain how Routing is performed in Contrail Service Chains:

o Describe the details of service chain routing

o Use routing policies

o Configure route aggregation in service chains

• Describe advanced Contrail service chain operations

o Describe service chain load balancing

o Explain service chain health checks

o Configure Source NAT 

o Configure Distributed Source NAT 

o Describe Host-Based Firewalls

o Perform service chain troubleshooting


• TCP/IP networking knowledge

• Working knowledge of cloud networks

• Completion of the Cloud Automation Using Contrail (CAC) course


What is Juniper? Suppliers of high performance, secure and reliable IP networks and products, Juniper Networks provides small, medium and large enterprises with a complete array of networking solutions, from devices to data centres and from consumers to cloud providers.

Running from a single operating (OS) system - JUNOS, Juniper's main products include the Juniper M-Series, Juniper T- Series, Juniper E-Series, Juniper J-Series, Juniper NetScreen, Ethernet Routers, Ethernet switches and firewall security which includes the award winning IDP Series Intrusion Detection and Prevention Appliances.

Juniper currently have 4 main certification tracks: Juniper Networks Certified Internet Expert (JNCIE), Juniper Neworks Certified Internet Professional (JNCIP), Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS) and Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA) and some non-Junos certifications; E Series, Firewall/VPN, SSL, Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP), WX Series, Unified Access Control (UAC).

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