Junos Multicast Routing

  • Duration: 2 Days (16 Hours)
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Junos Multicast Routing Training Course Overview

In this focused two-day course, students will receive detailed coverage of multicast protocols, including Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP), Protocol Independent Multicast dense mode (PIM DM), Protocol Independent Multicast sparse mode (PIM SM), Bidirectional PIM, and Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP). Through a combination of demonstrations and hands-on labs, participants will gain practical experience in configuring and monitoring Junos OS, as well as device and protocol operations. The hands-on component utilizes Juniper Networks vMX Series devices, offering versatility for application to other Juniper hardware platforms running Junos OS. Based on Junos OS release 21.4R1.12, this course ensures participants are equipped with the latest knowledge and hands-on skills in multicast protocols using Juniper devices.

Intended Audience For Junos Multicast Routing Training

  • Network Engineers
  • Network Administrators
  • System Integrators
  • Technical Support Staff
  • Network Architects
  • Telecommunications Professionals
  • Network Designers
  • IT Managers
  • Network Consultants
  • Anyone Working with Multicast Protocols

Learning objectives for the Junos Multicast Routing training course

  • Explain the fundamentals of multicast routing.
  • Describe and configure IGMP.
  • Describe multicast routing protocols.
  • Describe PIM.
  • Configure PIM.
  • Describe and configure MSDP.
  • Describe and configure source-specific multicast.
  • Describe and configure multicast policy.
  • Describe the IPv6 multicast fundamental concepts.

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Benefits of taking the Junos Multicast Routing training

  • In-Depth Multicast Knowledge:
    • Gain a comprehensive understanding of multicast routing concepts, protocols, and best practices.
  • Practical Configuration Skills:
    • Develop hands-on skills in configuring and managing multicast protocols, such as IGMP, PIM DM, PIM SM, Bidirectional PIM, and MSDP, using Juniper devices.
  • Optimized Network Performance:
    • Learn advanced techniques to optimize multicast routing operations, ensuring efficient and reliable data transmission in multicast environments.
  • Effective Troubleshooting Abilities:
    • Acquire expertise in troubleshooting complex multicast-related issues, improving network reliability and minimizing downtime.
  • Versatility Across Juniper Platforms:
    • Understand multicast configurations applicable to various Juniper hardware platforms, ensuring adaptability to diverse network architectures.
  • Hands-On Labs and Demonstrations:
    • Engage in practical labs and demonstrations to reinforce theoretical knowledge and gain real-world experience in implementing and troubleshooting multicast routing.
  • Up-to-Date Knowledge:
    • Stay current with the latest Junos OS Release, ensuring your skills align with the latest software versions and features.
  • Network Resilience:
    • Learn advanced techniques to design and implement redundant and resilient multicast architectures.
  • Preparation for Certification:
    • The training can serve as preparation for Juniper certification exams related to multicast routing, validating your expertise.
  • Network Design and Optimization:
    • Understand how to design and optimize multicast routing solutions to meet the specific needs of complex networks.
  • Career Advancement:
    • Add valuable multicast routing skills to your professional portfolio, making you a versatile and qualified networking professional.
  • Community Engagement:
    • Connect with a community of networking professionals with an interest in multicast routing, facilitating collaboration and knowledge-sharing opportunities.

Junos Multicast Routing Training Course Modules

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Overview of the course

Module 2: Introduction to Multicast

  • Describe IP multicast traffic flow and multicast components
  • Describe multicast addressing
  • Describe the need for RPF check in multicast networks
  • Describe multicast routing tables

Module 3: Introduction to IGMP

  • Explain the role of IGMP
  • Describe the different versions of IGMP
  • Configure and monitor IGMP
  • Lab 1: Implementing a Baseline Network

Module 4: Multicast Routing Protocols

  • Identify common multicast routing protocols
  • Identify different message types used by PIM

Module 5: Protocol Independent Multicast Sparse Mode—Part 1

  • Describe PIM sparse mode operation
  • Describe bidirectional PIM operation

Module 6: Protocol Independent Multicast Sparse Mode—Part 2

  • Configure and monitor PIM sparse mode
  • Configure bidirectional PIM sparse mode
  • Configure and monitor RP discovery mechanisms
  • Lab 2: PIM Sparse Mode and RP Discovery

Module 7: Multicast Source Discovery Protocol

  • Explain the purpose and operation of MSDP
  • Configure and monitor MSDP
  • Describe and configure anycast-RP
  • Lab 3: Implementing MSDP and Anycast-RP

Module 8: Source-Specific Multicast

  • Compare the ASM and SSM service models
  • Illustrate the role of IGMPv3 and PIM SM in an SSM implementation
  • Configure and monitor SSM
  • Lab 4: Source-Specific Multicast

Module 9: Multicast and Policy

  • Describe the default PIM SM information distribution
  • Explain how routing policies control IGMP joins
  • Explain how routing policies alter the PIM protocol message flow
  • Identify the role of a policy in controlling MSDP message advertisement
  • Explain how you can use a policy to scope multicast groups
  • Lab 5: Multicast and Policy

Module A: IPv6 Multicast

  • Describe load balancing and auto scaling

Junos Multicast Routing Training Course Prerequisites

  • A strong understanding of the TCP/IP protocol stack and OSI model;
  • A strong understanding of networking fundamentals;
  • Experience and familiarity with Junos OS;
  • Familiarity with the Junos CLI;
  • A basic understanding of Juniper routing policies;
  • Completion of the Introduction to the Junos Operating System course; and
  • Completion of the Junos Intermediate Routing course

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