8 days


JIR and JEX are intermediate-level courses.

Skills Gained

Day 1

Chapter 1: JIR Course Introduction

Chapter 2: Protocol-Independent Routing

Chapter 3: Load Balancing and Filter-Based Forwarding

Chapter 4: Open Shortest Path First

Day 2

Chapter 5: Border Gateway Protocol

Chapter 6: IP Tunneling

Chapter 7: High Availability

  • Appendix A: IPv6
  • Appendix B: IS-IS
  • Appendix C: Routing Information Protocol

Day 3

Chapter 1: JEX Course Introduction

Chapter 2: Layer 2 Switching

Chapter 3: Virtual Networks

Chapter 4: Spanning Tree

Day 4

Chapter 5: Port Security

Chapter 6: Device Security and Firewall Filters

Chapter 7: Virtual Chassis

Chapter 8: High Availability Features

  • Appendix A: Ethernet Ring Protection Switching
  • Appendix B: Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol

Course Outline

  • After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe typical uses of static, aggregate, and generated routes.
  • Configure and monitor static, aggregate, and generated routes.
  • Describe typical uses of routing instances.
  • Configure and share routes between routing instances.
  • Describe load-balancing concepts and operations.
  • Implement and monitor Layer 3 load balancing.
  • Illustrate benefits of filter-based forwarding.
  • Configure and monitor filter-based forwarding.
  • Explain the operations of OSPF.
  • Describe the role of the designated router.
  • List and describe OSPF area types.
  • Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot OSPF.
  • Describe BGP and its basic operations.
  • Name and describe common BGP attributes.
  • List the steps in the BGP route selection algorithm.
  • Describe BGP peering options and the default route advertisement rules.
  • Configure and monitor BGP.
  • Describe IP tunneling concepts and applications.
  • Explain the basic operations of generic routing encapsulation (GRE) and IP over IP (IP-IP) tunnels.
  • Configure and monitor GRE and IP-IP tunnels.
  • Configure and monitor some of the highlighted high availability features.

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Onsite8 3500 3500 2019-07-16
Canton of Zurich
Zurich5 2500 £2500 2019-11-11
Glasgow5 5390 £5390 2019-11-11
Birmingham5 5390 £5390 2019-11-11
Manchester5 5390 £5390 2019-11-11