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Configuring Policy-Based VPN Using an SRX Series or a J Series Device and an SSG Device Overview


The Juniper Networks Junos operating system (Junos OS), which runs on J Series and SRX Series devices, provides not only a powerful operating system, but also a rich IP services toolkit. Junos OS ensures an efficient and predictable IP infrastructure through IP dependability and security. Junos OS has been greatly enhanced with security and virtual private network (VPN) capabilities from the Juniper Networks Firewall/IPsec VPN platforms, which include the Secure Services Gateway (SSG) product family. This document provides detailed information about IP Security (IPsec) interoperability configuration between a J Series router or SRX Series device and an SSG device. This document also provides troubleshooting information for J Series router and SRX Series devices.

The configuration of a Junos OS routing/security device for VPN support is very flexible. You can create route-based and policy-based VPN tunnels. This document focuses on policy-based VPN tunnels.

This document is intended for network design and security engineers, as well as anyone who requires secure connectivity over public networks.