Configuration Basics

Just pulled your router out of the box? Use what you learn in this course to get it into production right away.

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Course description

Get your device into production with this course on configuring Juniper devices. You’ll learn authentication configuration, including role-based access control and external authentication via RADIUS and TACACS+. We’ll also be covering naming schemes for Juniper device interfaces and advanced configuration functions like saving and archiving configuration.

Course syllabus

Initial ConfigurationDuration: 22:50

Identifying the factory default state, setting initial configuration for hostname, NTP, SNMP, syslog and creating local user accounts.

Authentication ConfigurationDuration: 23:32

Configuring login classes and authentication methods.

Juniper Device InterfacesDuration: 20:11

Five interface types, physical vs. logical, permanent vs. transient.

Advanced Configuration FunctionsDuration: 24:42

A look at configuration groups, configuration archival and rescue configuration.

Logging and TracingDuration: 25:38

Take a look at log location, logging options, syslog ID help definitions, trace location and options.

Meet the author

Ben Jacobson

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Ben Jacobson has seven years of experience in the IT industry, with three years focused on network engineering. He's always had a passion for networking and a desire to learn what makes devices talk to each other — and how those communications are appropriately routed through the bundles of wire and fiber in our walls, under the ground and over our heads. He's worked in and designed networks for small, medium and large business environments using a variety of vendor devices. He currently works as an engineer designing solutions for a government-owned, state-wide fiber-optic network, and he loves it every day.

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