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JNDF - Juniper Networks Design Fundamentals (JNDF)

This one-day course provides students with foundational routing knowledge and configuration examples, and includes an overview of general routing concepts, routing policy, and firewall filters.

Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, students will gain experience in configuring and monitoring the Junos OS and monitoring basic device operations. This course uses Juniper Networks SRX Series Services Gateways for the hands-on component, but the lab environment does not preclude the course from being applicable to other Juniper hardware platforms running the Junos OS.

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The following are the prerequisites for this course:
  • Knowledge of routing and switching architectures and protocols.
  • Knowledge of Juniper Networks products and solutions.
  • Understanding of infrastructure security principles.
  • Basic knowledge of hypervisors and load balancers.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Course Introduction

Course Introduction

Module 2: Network Design Fundamentals

A Need for Design
Knowledge is King
A Proposed Design Methodology
A Reference Network

Module 3: Understanding Customer Requirements

RFP Requirements
Scoping the Design Project
Analyzing the Data
Lab: Understanding Customer Requirements

Module 4: Organizing the Data

Processing the Data and Requests
Understanding Boundaries and Scope
Design Proposal Considerations

Module 5: Securing the Network

Why Secure the Network?
Security Design Considerations

Module 6: Creating the Design—Campus

The Campus Network: An Overview
Best Practices and Considerations
Architectural Design Options
Lab: Creating the Design—Campus

Module 7: Creating the Design—Wide Area Networks

The WAN: An Overview
Best Practices and Considerations
WAN Design Examples
Lab: Creating the Design—WAN

Module 8: Creating the Design—Data Center

The Data Center: An Overview
Best Practices and Considerations
Data Center Design Examples
Lab: Creating the Design—Data Center

Module 9: Business Continuity and Network Enhancements

Business Continuity Planning
High Availability Design Considerations and Best Practices
Offerings and Solutions
CoS and Traffic Engineering Considerations
Environmental Design

Module 10: Network Management

Designing for Network Management

Module 11: Automation

Designing for Network Automation
Lab: Enhancing the Design

Module 12: Putting Network Design into Practice

Network Design Recap
Responding to the RFP
Final Lab Introduction
Lab: Putting Network Design into Practice