Introduction to Junos Platform Automation and DevOps (IJAUT) Training Course

Introduction to Junos Platform Automation and DevOps (IJAUT) Certification Training Course Overview

This course is an introductory level which provides participants with introductory knowledge of how to automate Junos using DevOps automation tools, protocols, and technologies. Participants will be receiving experience with tools and languages relevant to automating the Junos OS platform in a DevOps environment. The course also includes an introduction to the basic DevOps practices, Junos APIs, and NETCONF and later part focuses on using Python, PyEZ, Ansible, and REST API to automate Junos. XML, JSON, and YAML are introduced as these languages facilitate Junos automation.

By demonstrations and practical labs, participants will be gaining experience on automating the Junos OS and device operations.

Junos OS Release 18.1R1, Junos PyEZ 2.1, and Ansible 2.5 is used in this course


  • This course benefits individuals responsible for configuring and monitoring devices running the Junos OS.
This course prepares you for Exam JN0-421 .

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Course Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of the OSI model and the TCP/IP protocol suite
  • Basic understanding of computer networking concepts

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to accomplish:

  • Describe the Junos operating system and its basic design architecture
  • Explain traffic processing for transit and exception traffic
  • Describe the Junos CLI and its features
  • List and perform initial configuration tasks
  • Describe interface types and perform basic interface configuration tasks
  • Describe DevOps principles and practices
  • Explain how DevOps can benefit an IT organization.
  • List and describe the various APIs Junos provides for automation.
  • Discuss various frameworks, libraries and tools available to automate Junos devices
  • Read Junos XML documents.
  • Use XPath to navigate a Junos XML document.
  • Use NETCONF and the XML API to issue RPCs.
  • Use NETCONF and the XML API to configure a Junos device.
  • Understand JSON syntax
  • Understand YAML syntax
  • Create JSON and YAML documents.
  • Perform Ansible installation
  • Retrieve information from Junos devices using Ansible.
  • Use Ansible to configure Junos devices.
  • Create and execute simple Python scripts
  • Use the Python interactive interpreter
  • Install Junos PyEZ. • Use PyEZ to connect to Junos devices.
  • Use PyEZ to issue RPCs
  • Use PyEZ to modify a Junos device configuration
  • Use PyEZ to upgrade Junos devices.
  • Describe basic PyEZ exception handling
  • Describe the capabilities of the Junos REST API
  • Use the Junos REST API Explorer.
  • Issue Junos REST API RPCs