Using View and Edit, you can configure all properties of the JUNOS software, including interfaces, general routing information, routing protocols, and user access, as well as several system hardware properties.
The configuration is stored as a hierarchy of statements. You create the specific hierarchy of configuration statements that you want to use. After you finish entering the configuration statements, you commit them to activate the configuration on the routing platform.
You can create the hierarchy interactively, or you can create an ASCII text file that is loaded onto the routing platform and then committed. Edit Configuration (J-Web configuration editor) allows you to create the hierarchy interactively, and Edit Configuration Text allows you to create and commit statements as an ASCII text file.
Use the following tasks in View and Edit to configure your device: