As many of you are well aware I own a Juniper Networks SRX110H-VA firewall. THis firewall has been the focus of many blogs up until now. I have covered off a myriad of subjects with many more to come in…

Back on the juniper posts today, I am going to jump into local user authentication. Juniper offer quite a few options on configuring user based access. I will start to explore these among many other topics this year. I am of the…

Next topic on the blog is Security policies. An important part of firewalls is controlling of traffic. Once we logically define zones and we segregate the network we need to control traffic to and from these zones. It is important…

Juniper works very different to IOS. If you have been following my blog recently you will have discovered I have been on the Sauce. Fresh of the JNCIA Junos pass I am diving into JNCIS-SEC. I am going to explain…

Like Cisco, Juniper offer their equivalent to security levels. Known as zones, the SRX family can classify common interfaces and apply hierarchical policies that allow stable scalability. This post is designed to introduce Cisco people to the Juniper equivalent, and new…

As I slowly diversify my skill set and acquire JUNOS knowledge I find that knowing the technology and underlying concepts are the same. Minor changes like routing preference and the like is easy to deal with. Slowly I am working…

Today I passed the Juniper Networks JNCIA JUNOS exam. I am quite elated to be honest. My roots as a network engineer have come from the Cisco Network academy and I have climbed part of their certification tree. Upon acquisition…

Floating static routes are known as something different in the world of Juniper. Qualified Next Hops. It allows an independent routing preference on a route where there is two routes to the same destination. This blog here will show you…

Over the couple of weeks I have had a real dose of JUNOS. I’ve been drinking the secret sauce and I am very exited. Powerful, Flexible, and delicious. In my previous post I introduced my SRX110 Firewall Router. My good…