Technical Documentation

Technical Documentation

Related Juniper Networks Documentation

Titles and Descriptions of Juniper Networks Documentation for J-series, M-series, MX-series, and T-series Routing Platforms

Refer to the tables below for a list of all Juniper Networks documentation for J-series, M-series, MX-series and T-series routing platforms as well as descriptions of the contents of each book. Not all titles may be available for all releases. The description applies to the content in the documentation for the most recent software release.

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Document
Description
JUNOS Software for Supported Routing Platforms

Access Privilege

Explains how to configure access privileges in user classes by using permission flags and regular expressions. Lists the permission flags along with their associated command-line interface (CLI) operational mode commands and configuration statements.

Class of Service

Provides an overview of the class-of-service (CoS) functions of the JUNOS software and describes how to configure CoS features, including configuring multiple forwarding classes for transmitting packets, defining which packets are placed into each output queue, scheduling the transmission service level for each queue, and managing congestion through the random early detection (RED) algorithm.

CLI User Guide

Describes how to use the JUNOS command-line interface (CLI) to configure, monitor, and manage Juniper Networks routing platforms. This material was formerly covered in the JUNOS System Basics Configuration Guide.

Feature Guide

Provides a detailed explanation and configuration examples for several of the most complex features in the JUNOS software.

High Availability

Provides an overview of hardware and software resources that ensure a high level of continuous routing platform operation and describes how to configure high availability (HA) features such as nonstop active routing (NSR) and graceful Routing Engine switchover (GRES).

MPLS Applications

Provides an overview of traffic engineering concepts and describes how to configure traffic engineering protocols.

Multicast Protocols

Provides an overview of multicast concepts and describes how to configure multicast routing protocols.

Multiplay Solutions

Describes how you can deploy IPTV and voice over IP (VoIP) services in your network.

MX-series Solutions Guide

Describes common configuration scenarios for the Layer 2 features supported on the MX-series routers, including basic bridged VLANs with normalized VLAN tags, aggregated Ethernet links, bridge domains, Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), and integrated routing and bridging (IRB).

Network Interfaces

Provides an overview of the network interface functions of the JUNOS software and describes how to configure the network interfaces on the routing platform.

Network Management

Provides an overview of network management concepts and describes how to configure various network management features, such as SNMP and accounting options.

Policy Framework

Provides an overview of policy concepts and describes how to configure routing policy, firewall filters, and forwarding options.

Protected System Domain

Provides an overview of the JCS 1200 platform and the concept of Protected System Domains (PSDs). The JCS 1200 platform, which contains up to six redundant pairs of Routing Engines running JUNOS software, is connected to a T320 router or to a T640 or T1600 routing node. To configure a PSD, you assign any number of Flexible PIC concentrators (FPCs) in the T-series routing platform to a pair of Routing Engines on the JCS 1200 platform. Each PSD has the same capabilities and functionality as a physical router, with its own control plane, forwarding plane, and administration.

Routing Protocols

Provides an overview of routing concepts and describes how to configure routing, routing instances, and unicast routing protocols.

Secure Configuration Guide for Common Criteria and JUNOS-FIPS

Provides an overview of secure Common Criteria and JUNOS-FIPS protocols for the JUNOS software and describes how to install and configure secure Common Criteria and JUNOS-FIPS on a routing platform.

Services Interfaces

Provides an overview of the services interfaces functions of the JUNOS software and describes how to configure the services interfaces on the router.

Subscriber Access

Provides an overview of the subscriber access features of the JUNOS software and describes how to configure subscriber access support on the router, including dynamic profiles, class of service, AAA, and access methods.

Software Installation and Upgrade Guide

Describes the JUNOS software components and packaging and explains how to initially configure, reinstall, and upgrade the JUNOS system software. This material was formerly covered in the JUNOS System Basics Configuration Guide.

System Basics

Describes Juniper Networks routing platforms and explains how to configure basic system parameters, supported protocols and software processes, authentication, and a variety of utilities for managing your router on the network.

VPNs

Provides an overview and describes how to configure Layer 2 and Layer 3 virtual private networks (VPNs), virtual private LAN service (VPLS), and Layer 2 circuits. Provides configuration examples.

JUNOS References

Hierarchy and RFC Reference

Describes the JUNOS configuration mode commands. Provides a hierarchy reference that displays each level of a configuration hierarchy, and includes all possible configuration statements that can be used at that level. This material was formerly covered in the JUNOS System Basics Configuration Guide.

Interfaces Command Reference

Describes the JUNOS software operational mode commands you use to monitor and troubleshoot interfaces.

Routing Protocols and Policies Command Reference

Describes the JUNOS software operational mode commands you use to monitor and troubleshoot routing policies and protocols, including firewall filters.

System Basics and Services Command Reference

Describes the JUNOS software operational mode commands you use to monitor and troubleshoot system basics, including commands for real-time monitoring and route (or path) tracing, system software management, and chassis management. Also describes commands for monitoring and troubleshooting services such as class of service (CoS), IP Security (IPSec), stateful firewalls, flow collection, and flow monitoring.

System Log Messages Reference

Describes how to access and interpret system log messages generated by JUNOS software modules and provides a reference page for each message.

J-Web User Guide

J-Web Interface User Guide

Describes how to use the J-Web graphical user interface (GUI) to configure, monitor, and manage Juniper Networks routing platforms.

JUNOS API and Scripting Documentation

JUNOScript API Guide

Describes how to use the JUNOScript application programming interface (API) to monitor and configure Juniper Networks routing platforms.

JUNOS XML API Configuration Reference

Provides reference pages for the configuration tag elements in the JUNOS XML API.

JUNOS XML API Operational Reference

Provides reference pages for the operational tag elements in the JUNOS XML API.

NETCONF API Guide

Describes how to use the NETCONF API to monitor and configure Juniper Networks routing platforms.

JUNOS Configuration and Diagnostic Automation Guide

Describes how to use the commit script and self-diagnosis features of the JUNOS software. This guide explains how to enforce custom configuration rules defined in scripts, how to use commit script macros to provide simplified aliases for frequently used configuration statements, and how to configure diagnostic event policies.

Hardware Documentation

Hardware Guide

Describes how to install, maintain, and troubleshoot routing platforms and components. Each platform has its own hardware guide.

PIC Guide

Describes the routing platform's Physical Interface Cards (PICs). Each platform has its own PIC guide.

DPC Guide

Describes the Dense Port Concentrators (DPCs) for all MX-series routers.

JUNOScope Documentation

JUNOScope Software User Guide

Describes the JUNOScope software graphical user interface (GUI), how to install and administer the software, and how to use the software to manage routing platform configuration files and monitor routing platform operations.

Advanced Insight Solutions (AIS) Documentation

Advanced Insight Solutions Guide

Describes the Advanced Insight Manager (AIM) application, which provides a gateway between JUNOS devices and Juniper Support Systems (JSS) for case management and intelligence updates. Explains how to run AI scripts on Juniper Networks devices.

J-series Routing Platform Documentation

Getting Started Guide

Provides an overview, basic instructions, and specifications for J-series routing platforms. The guide explains how to prepare your site for installation, unpack and install the router and its components, install licenses, and establish basic connectivity. Use the Getting Started Guide for your router model.

Basic LAN and WAN Access Configuration Guide

Explains how to configure the interfaces on J-series Services Routers for basic IP routing with standard routing protocols, ISDN backup, and digital subscriber line (DSL) connections.

Advanced WAN Access Configuration Guide

Explains how to configure J-series Services Routers in virtual private networks (VPNs) and multicast networks, configure data link switching (DLSw) services, and apply routing techniques such as policies, stateless and stateful firewall filters, IP Security (IPSec) tunnels, and class-of-service (CoS) classification for safer, more efficient routing.

Administration Guide

Shows how to manage users and operations, monitor network performance, upgrade software, and diagnose common problems on J-series Services Routers.

Release Notes

JUNOS Release Notes

Summarize new features and known problems for a particular software release, provide corrections and updates to published JUNOS, JUNOScript, and NETCONF manuals, provide information that might have been omitted from the manuals, and describe upgrade and downgrade procedures.

Hardware Release Notes

Describe the available documentation for the routing platform and summarize known problems with the hardware and accompanying software. Each platform has its own release notes.

JUNOScope Release Notes

Contain corrections and updates to the published JUNOScope manual, provide information that might have been omitted from the manual, and describe upgrade and downgrade procedures.

AIS Release Notes

Summarize AIS new features and guidelines, identify known and resolved problems, provide information that might have been omitted from the manuals, and provide initial setup, upgrade, and downgrade procedures.

AIS AI Script Release Notes

Summarize AI Scripts new features, identify known and resolved problems, provide information that might have been omitted from the manuals, and provide instructions for automatic and manual installation, including deleting and rolling back.

J-series Services Router Release Notes

Briefly describe Services Router features, identify known hardware problems, and provide upgrade and downgrade instructions.

Document
Description
JUNOS Software Network Operations Guides

Baseline

Describes the most basic tasks for running a network using Juniper Networks products. Tasks include upgrading and reinstalling JUNOS software, gathering basic system management information, verifying your network topology, and searching log messages.

Interfaces

Describes tasks for monitoring interfaces. Tasks include using loopback testing and locating alarms.

MPLS

Describes tasks for configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting an example MPLS network. Tasks include verifying the correct configuration of the MPLS and RSVP protocols, displaying the status and statistics of MPLS running on all routing platforms in the network, and using the layered MPLS troubleshooting model to investigate problems with an MPLS network.

MPLS Log Reference

Describes MPLS status and error messages that appear in the output of the show mpls lsp extensive command. The guide also describes how and when to configure Constrained Shortest Path First (CSPF) and RSVP trace options, and how to examine a CSPF or RSVP failure in a sample network.

MPLS Fast Reroute

Describes operational information helpful in monitoring and troubleshooting an MPLS network configured with fast reroute (FRR) and load balancing.

Hardware

Describes tasks for monitoring M-series and T-series routing platforms.

Document
Description
JUNOS Software with Enhanced Services Documentation

To configure and operate a J-series Services Router running JUNOS software with enhanced services, you must also use the configuration statements and operational mode commands documented in JUNOS configuration guides and command references. To configure and operate a WX Integrated Services Module, you must also use WX documentation.

JUNOS Software with Enhanced Services Design and Implementation Guide

Provides guidelines and examples for designing and implementing IP Security (IPSec) virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and routing on J-series routers running JUNOS software with enhanced services.

JUNOS Software with Enhanced Services J-series Services Router Quick Start

Explains how to quickly set up a J-series router. This document contains router declarations of conformity.

JUNOS Software with Enhanced Services J-series Services Router Getting Started Guide

Provides an overview, basic instructions, and specifications for J-series Services Routers. This guide explains how to prepare a site, unpack and install the router, replace router hardware, and establish basic router connectivity. This guide contains hardware descriptions and specifications.

JUNOS Software with Enhanced Services Migration Guide

Provides instructions for migrating an SSG device running ScreenOS software or a J-series router running the JUNOS software to JUNOS software with enhanced services.

JUNOS Software with Enhanced Services Interfaces and Routing Configuration Guide

Explains how to configure J-series router interfaces for basic IP routing with standard routing protocols, ISDN service, firewall filters (access control lists), and class-of-service (CoS) traffic classification.

JUNOS Software with Enhanced Services Security Configuration Guide

Explains how to configure and manage security services such as stateful firewall policies, IPSec VPNs, firewall screens, Network Address translation (NAT) and Router interface modes, Public Key Cryptography, and Application Layer Gateways (ALGs).

JUNOS Software with Enhanced Services Administration Guide

Shows how to monitor the router and routing operations, firewall and security services, system alarms and events, and network performance. This guide also shows how to administer user authentication and access, upgrade software, and diagnose common problems.

JUNOS Software with Enhanced Services CLI Reference

Provides the complete JUNOS software with enhanced services configuration hierarchy and describes the configuration statements and operational mode commands not documented in the standard JUNOS manuals.

WXC Integrated Services Module Installation and Configuration Guide

Explains how to install and initially configure a WXC Integrated Services Module in a J-series router for application acceleration.

JUNOS Software with Enhanced Services Release Notes

Summarize new features and known problems for a particular release of JUNOS software with enhanced services on J-series routers, including J-Web interface features and problems. The release notes also contain corrections and updates to the manuals and software upgrade and downgrade instructions for JUNOS software with enhanced services.

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Description
Additional Books Available Through http://www.juniper.net/books

Interdomain Multicast Routing

Provides background and in-depth analysis of multicast routing using Protocol Independent Multicast sparse mode (PIM SM) and Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP); details any-source and source-specific multicast delivery models; explores multiprotocol BGP (MBGP) and multicast IS-IS; explains Internet Gateway Management Protocol (IGMP) versions 1, 2, and 3; lists packet formats for IGMP, PIM, and MSDP; and provides a complete glossary of multicast terms.

JUNOS Cookbook

Provides detailed examples of common JUNOS software configuration tasks, such as basic router configuration and file management, security and access control, logging, routing policy, firewalls, routing protocols, MPLS, and VPNs.

MPLS-Enabled Applications

Provides an overview of Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) applications (such as Layer 3 virtual private networks [VPNs], Layer 2 VPNs, virtual private LAN service [VPLS], and pseudowires), explains how to apply MPLS, examines the scaling requirements of equipment at different points in the network, and covers the following topics: point-to-multipoint label switched paths (LSPs), DiffServ-aware traffic engineering, class of service, interdomain traffic engineering, path computation, route target filtering, multicast support for Layer 3 VPNs, and management and troubleshooting of MPLS networks.

OSPF and IS-IS: Choosing an IGP for Large-Scale Networks

Explores the full range of characteristics and capabilities for the two major link-state routing protocols: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and IS-IS. Explains architecture, packet types, and addressing; demonstrates how to improve scalability; shows how to design large-scale networks for maximum security and reliability; details protocol extensions for MPLS-based traffic engineering, IPv6, and multitopology routing; and covers troubleshooting for OSPF and IS-IS networks.

Routing Policy and Protocols for Multivendor IP Networks

Provides a brief history of the Internet, explains IP addressing and routing (Routing Information Protocol [RIP], OSPF, IS-IS, and Border Gateway Protocol [BGP]), explores ISP peering and routing policies, and displays configurations for both Juniper Networks and other vendors' routers.

The Complete IS-IS Protocol

Provides the insight and practical solutions necessary to understand the IS-IS protocol and how it works by using a multivendor, real-world approach.