JUNOS Server Provider Switching (JSPX) — A 2 day course

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Retired Course; no longer available


This course has been retired. Please review the portfolio of Juniper courses available here.

This two-day course provides students with intermediate switching knowledge and configuration examples.

The course includes an overview of switching concepts such as LANs, Layer 2 address learning, bridging, virtual LANs (VLANs), provider bridging, provider backbone bridging, VLAN translation, spanning-tree protocols, and Ethernet Operation, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM).

This course also covers Junos operating system-specific implementations of Integrated Routing and Bridging (IRB) interfaces, routing instances, virtual switches, load balancing, and port mirroring. This course is based on the Junos OS Release 10.0R2.10.

Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, students will gain experience in configuring and monitoring the Junos OS and device operations.


After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:

Suitable For

This course benefits individuals responsible for configuring and monitoring devices running the Junos OS.


Students should have basic networking knowledge and an understanding of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and the TCP/IP protocol suite.

Students should also attend the Introduction to the Junos Operating System (IJOS) and Junos Routing Essentials (JRE) courses prior to attending this class.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Course Introduction

Carrier Ethernet

Ethernet Switching and Virtual LANs

Virtual Switches

Provider Bridging

Spanning-Tree Protocols

Ethernet OAM

Ethernet Ring Protection