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This 4-day course introduces Paragon Automation applications including Paragon Pathfinder, Paragon Planner, and Paragon Insights. 

Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, students will learn the capabilities of these applications including WAN topology discovery, Segment Routed (SRTE) and RSVP signaled LSP management, Path Computation Element Protocol (PCEP) LSP discovery and provisioning, LSP optimization, LSP calendaring, maintenance scheduling, P2MP LSP management, failure simulation, reporting, network modeling, path demand placement, hardware inventory collection, network telemetry collection, and closed-loop automation. 

Students learn to configure and monitor these features on a WAN consisting of vMX Series devices. 

This course is based on Junos version 21.2R1.10 and Paragon Automation version 21.2.

Juniper Paragon Automation for the WAN (JPAW) is an advanced-level course.


This course benefits individuals who want to automate the management of service provider or large enterprise MPLS networks with Paragon Automation.

Skills Gained

After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:

• Describe various WAN domains

• Describe and configure Paragon Pathfinder for initial use

• Describe and configure Paragon Pathfinder topology discovery

• Describe and configure various Label Switched Path (LSP) types

• Describe primary, secondary, and standby LSPs

• Describe Point-to-Multipoint use cases

• NETCONF configuration and maintenance scheduling with Paragon Pathfinder

• Network analytics with Paragon Insights

• Describe and configure Paragon Automation Planner

• Model a network with Paragon Planner

• Simulate and optimize network demands with Paragon Planner


• Understanding of the OSI Model;

• Junos OS configuration experience—the Introduction to the Junos Operating System (IJOS) 

course or equivalent; and

• Advanced MPLS knowledge—the Junos MPLS Fundamentals (JMF) course or equivalent.


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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