This guide is designed for the Junos Scope software administrator and those who have access to manage Juniper Networks J Series (releases 9.3 and earlier), M Series, MX Series, or T Series routing platforms.

To use this guide, you should have good UNIX (Solaris) system administration skills, database administration skills (MySQL), an understanding of the Junos OS command-line interface (CLI), and a knowledge of the Junos XML management protocol.

In addition, you need a broad understanding of networks in general, the Internet in particular, networking principles, and network configuration. You must also be familiar with one or more of the following Internet protocols:

Personnel operating the equipment must be trained and competent; must not conduct themselves in a careless, willfully negligent, or hostile manner; and must abide by the instructions provided by the documentation.