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List of Technical Publications

Table 5 lists the software and hardware guides and release notes for Juniper Networks J-series, M-series, MX-series, and T-series routing platforms and describes the contents of each document. Table 6 lists the books included in the Network Operations Guide series.

Table 7 lists additional books on Juniper Networks solutions that you can order through your bookstore. A complete list of such books is available at https://www.juniper.net/books.

Table 5: Technical Documentation for Supported Routing Platforms

Book

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

JUNOS Enhanced Services Documentation

Getting Started Guide

Provides an overview, basic instructions, and specifications for J-series Services Routers. 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 JUNOS Enhanced Services.

Interfaces and Routing Guide

Explains how to configure the interfaces on J-series Services Routers running JUNOS Enhanced Services for basic IP routing with standard routing protocols, ISDN backup, digital subscriber line (DSL) connections, and class-of-service (CoS) classification for safer, more efficient routing.

Security Configuration Guide

Explains how to configure J-series Services Routers running JUNOS Enhanced Services in virtual private networks (VPNs) and multicast networks; configure firewall NAT and ALGs; apply routing techniques such as zones, policies, stateful firewall filters, and IP Security (IPSec) tunnels; and configure screens and firewall authentication

Administration Guide

Shows how to manage users and operations, monitor network performance, upgrade software, change routing and secure contexts, and diagnose common problems on J-series Services Routers running JUNOS Enhanced Services.

Design and Implementation Guide

Provides guidelines and examples for designing and implementing IP Security (IPSec) VPNs, firewalls, and routing on J-series routers running JUNOS software with Enhanced Services.

Migration Guide

Provides instructions for migrating an SSG 300M-series or SSG 500M-series security device running ScreenOS software or a J-series router running JUNOS software to JUNOS Enhanced Services.

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

AIS Operations Guide

 
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 Operations Release Notes

 

AIS ai-script Release Notes

 

J-series Services Router Release Notes

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

JUNOS Enhanced Services Release Notes

Summarize new features for a particular release, identify known hardware and software problems, provide information that might have been omitted from the manuals, and provide upgrade and downgrade instructions.

Table 6: JUNOS Software Network Operations Guides

Book

Description

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.

Table 7: Additional Books Available Through https://www.juniper.net/books

Book

Description

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.


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