Parts of the Configuration Editor Window

Figure 15 defines the parts of the Configuration Editor window.

Figure 15: Parts of the Configuration Editor Window

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Table 41 describes the parts of the Configuration Editor window.

Table 41: Parts of the Configuration Editor Window




Includes the following items:

  • Juniper Networks logo—Click to go to the Juniper Networks Web site,
  • Junos Scope—Shows the name of this application.
  • Home—Click to go to the Junos Scope main window.
  • About—Displays the Junos Scope software release and copyright information.
  • Logout—Closes Junos Scope and displays the Login dialog box.
  • Logged in as: <username>—Displays the username used to log in to Junos Scope.

Task tabs

Displays the menu of Junos Scope main commands. Grey tabs are main application tasks that interact with routers or router data. White tabs indicate tasks for administering Junos Scope.

Click a task tab to view its contents.

  • Looking Glass—Lets you display current operational information for a device, including device chassis, system software, interfaces, and routing protocols.
  • Configuration—Lets you view and edit the device configuration. Additionally, you can archive, compare, display, or restore selected device configurations.
  • Inventory Management—Scans selected devices for hardware and software installed and displays reports of the stored records.
  • Monitor—Lets you view scheduled and pending operations and the status of completed operations.
  • Settings—Lets you view and modify Junos Scope settings to manage devices.

Current path

Displays your location in the configuration statement hierarchy:

  • Home—Click to go to the Junos Scope main window.
  • Device—Displays the Configuration Browser window for you to select a different device configuration to view.
  • <device name>—Click to go the top level of the current device configuration statement hierarchy.
  • <statement hierarchy>—Displays your current level in the configuration.

Navigation pane

Displays the statement hierarchy levels of the configuration that have been configured. Provides an expanding and collapsing tree view of the configuration for a selected router. Click a statement hierarchy level or [+] to view its configured substatements. Click Expand All to view all levels of the configuration. Click Hide All to collapse the configuration statement hierarchy levels to the top.

Configuration view

Displays the current level of the configuration statement hierarchy. Displays the configuration container and leaf statements. Container statements contain other statements. Leaf statements do not contain other statements.

Displays data for the current level of configuration. Click Edit to modify that configuration statement and any nested statements. The word Configure appears if a configuration statement has not been modified. Click Configure to edit the configuration of that statement and any nested statements.

Command buttons

Contains the buttons that control the view in the statement/hierarchy view:

  • OK—Saves changes and takes you to the parent statement level. Changes are kept local to the Junos Scope server until you click Commit.
  • Cancel—Discards any edits that you’ve made and takes you to the parent statement level.
  • Apply—Saves the changes you’ve made in the current window, but does not exit that window. You can make more changes and apply or cancel them. Apply does not change the configuration running on the router. Changes are kept local to the Junos Scope server until you click Commit.
  • Refresh button—Refreshes the cached configuration with the currently committed configuration. Your changes are maintained and continue to be displayed.
  • Commit—Displays a review screen that displaces the set of changes and prompts you to continue. If you confirm to continue, the configuration is checked for syntax errors, activated, and made operational on the selected router.
  • Discard—Displays a dialog box from which you can choose to discard changes below the current level in the configuration, discard all changes, or delete the configuration below the current level.

Icon legend

Describes the icons that appear in the configuration items:

  • [c]—The configuration statement has a comment. Place the mouse cursor over the icon to display the comment.
  • [I]—The configuration statement and the configurations below this level are inactive.
  • [M]—The configuration statement has been edited.
  • *—The configuration statement requires a mandatory value.