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Junos OS and the IS-IS Routing Protocol

by Martin Brown

Intermediate System to Intermediate System is the routing protocol of choice for most large service providers. This course teaches you the basics of IS-IS, the CLNS routed protocol, and how to configure IS-IS on Junos OS based network devices.

What you'll learn

Most corporate networks prefer to use OSPF to advertise subnets to other routers on the network. Service providers and ISPs however, prefer to use a routing protocol that can scale beyond OSPF. In this course, Junos OS and the IS-IS Routing Protocol, you’ll learn foundational knowledge of the routing protocol known as Intermediate System to Intermediate System or IS-IS. First, you'll explore the basics of IS-IS. Next, you’ll delve into the underlying CLNS routed protocol. Finally, you’ll learn how IS-IS enabled routers share data. When you’re finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of the Intermediate System to Intermediate System routing protocol needed to support and configure the routing protocol preferred by service providers the world over. Software required: Junos OS version 12.1 or higher.

About the author

Martin's IT career goes back to 1993 and while he was involved with Apple Macintosh computers, and had the pleasure of using DEC VAX terminals. Back then, hand held literally meant picking the terminal up by it's carry handle to move it to the other side of the desk and touch screen meant getting a static shock. Of course, the world has moved on a great deal since then and Martin is proud to be at the cutting edge of network and internetwork technology, working with devices from Cisco, F5, Chec... more

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