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About the CLI Guide

The Junos OS CLI Guide explains how to use the command-line interface (CLI). This guide also describes advanced concepts and device configuration when working with Juniper Networks devices running Junos OS.

In this guide, you will learn about:

  • Using configuration statements to configure network devices

  • Managing device configurations

  • Using operational commands to monitor devices

  • Syntax for configuration statements, operational commands, and environmental commands

For a basic introduction to Junos OS, see the Getting Started Guide for Junos OS. It provides a high-level description of Junos OS, describes how to access devices, and provides simple step-by-step instructions for initial device configuration.

For a technical and detailed exploration of Junos OS, see the Overview for Junos OS. It further explains how Junos OS works and describes the security, configuration, monitoring, and management of network devices.

Another useful learning resource is Day One: Exploring the Junos CLI.