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This three-day course is designed to provide students with the knowledge required to work with the Juniper Contrail Service Orchestration solution.

Students will gain in-depth knowledge of how to use Contrail Service Orchestration (CSO) and SRX Series devices to instantiate SD-WAN, standalone NGFW, and brownfield NGFW deployments of the Juniper Networks solution.

Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, students will gain experience with features of each of these deployments. 

This course is updated on a monthly cadence, so that the course reflects the latest CSO release.

The SD-WAN with Contrail Service Orchestration (SD-CSO) course is an advanced level course.

Relevant Juniper Product

• NFX Series • SRX Series • VMX/VSRX • CSO Contrail Services Orchestration


This course benefits individuals responsible for working with software-defined networking solutions in service provider and enterprise environments, particularly those focused on SD-WAN.

Skills Gained

• Describe a traditional enterprise network.

• Explain the purpose of Contrail Service Orchestration.

• Describe the differences between each CSO use case.

• Describe the basic features of the CSO portals.

• Describe how to add a new tenant to CSO.

• Navigate the CSO customer portal.

• Describe the SD-WAN deployment model.

• Provide an overview of the SD-WAN workflow.

• Implement enterprise intent-based policies.

• Configure SLA profiles and SD-WAN policies.

• Instantiate an SD-WAN topology using CSO and SRX Series devices.

• Describe the NGFW deployment model.

• Describe the workflow for the standalone NGFW deployment.

• Describe the Stage 1 configuration of the SRX Series device created by CSO.

• Describe how to implement intent-based policy using CSO.

• Instantiate a standalone NGFW site using CSO and SRX Series devices.

• Describe the workflow for the brownfield NGFW deployment.

• Describe how to add a brownfield NGFW to CSO.

• Describe the available RBAC features.

• Describe the day one operational features.

• Describe the monitoring features.

• Generate reports.


• Basic TCP/IP skills;

• General understanding of software defined networking;

• Basic understanding of the Junos operating system; and

• Attendance of the Juniper Cloud Fundamentals (JCF) course prior to attending this class


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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