Juniper MX Series, 2nd Edition

Authors: Douglas Hanks, Harry Reynolds, David Roy
Paperback: 1140 pages
Publisher: O’Reilly Media
ISBN: 978-1-4919-3272-8
Price: $67.99 US, eBook $57.99

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What’s New in the 2nd Edition

  • A New Chapter (7) on Load Balancing
  • A New Chapter (11) on the vMX
  • Refreshed MC-LAG and HA features
  • New NSR-support features
  • Updated Line Card info and upgraded fabric plane
  • Advanced filtering features
  • New information on the DDOS features
  • An Updated CoS chapter including flexible packet remarking
  • Updated Trio inline services
  • Updated multi-chassis features
  • Over 50 new illustrations
  • 150+ pages of new content

About the Book: A Practical Guide to Trio Technologies on the MX and the New vMX

Discover why routers in the Juniper MX Series—with their advanced feature sets and record-breaking scale—are so popular among enterprises and network service providers. This revised and expanded edition shows you step-by-step how to implement high-density, high-speed Layer 2 and Layer 3 Ethernet services, using advanced firewall filters, redundant inline services, powerful CoS tool sets, and many other Juniper MX features.

The second edition was written by a Senior NOC Engineer, whose vast experience with the MX Series is well documented. Each chapter covers a specific Juniper MX vertical and includes review questions to help you test what you’ve learned. This edition includes new chapters on load balancing and vMX—Juniper MX’s virtual instance.

  • Discover Junos architecture, MX chassis, and Trio line cards
  • Work with Juniper MX’s bridging, VLAN VXLAN, and virtual 
  • Create a firewall filter framework and discover the latest flexible filtering options
  • Secure your router and add an extra layer of security with Junos DDOS protection and SCFD feature
  • Discover the advantages of hierarchical scheduling, ingress queuing, and flexible remarking
  • Combine Juniper MX routers, using a virtual chassis or MC-LAG
  • Understand and use classical and advanced Trio chipset’s load 
balancing features
  • Dive into Trio inline services such as inline NAT, redundant logical tunnel, or filter-based GRE tunnel
  • Discover vMX internal architecture and explore the benefits and typical use case of a virtual router

About the Authors

David Roy, lead writer of this Second Edition, is a network support engineer for Orange, one of the main Service Providers in Europe. For the past 10 years, he’s collaborated on many projects based on IP and MPLS technologies.

Douglas Richard Hanks Jr., is the Director of Architecture and Strategy with Juniper Networks, and focuses on next-generation hardware and software solutions and corporate strategy.

Harry Reynolds has over 35 years of experience in the networking industry, with a focus on LANs and LAN interconnection. He holds CCIE #4977 and JNCIE #3 certifications, and has written several books on Juniper certification and technology.