Why I like Junos CLI

Why I like Junos CLI

hierarchical configuration to make it easier to read configurations

load .. to load yours configuration (load merge <url-file,www,...>, load merge terminal relative,
... or just use bunch of set just like any other OS
to see it like that ^ from configuration mode use show | display set

commiting configuration to apply it at right time and avoid late night drive to work (candidate configuration, rollback, commit confirmed, ...)

annotations to comment your configuration

configuration groups, interface-ranges to inherit your configuration

pipe to make configuration easier to read and do other stuff

junoscript, junos automation to make network management easier and
I am using only basic scripts.

netconf to configure and manage it remotely, possibly through your own web management


juniper ex8200 and bgp full table, :-( [j-nsp] TCAM full on EX8200?

I created three scenarios for customer. One of that was ex8208 with acting also like bgp full view router. But after reading this I am going to consider it
Ex8208 has may have some problem with full routing table. :-(


New ubuntu 11.10 - tomorrow 13. oct 2011

"Oneiric Ocelot" is the code name for Ubuntu 11.10, scheduled for release on 13 October 2011. See the Oneiric release schedule

[j-nsp] JUNOS and martian (JFYI), IANA

INANA allocated new addresses. These are martians for Juniper.
for example
Take a look at RFC5735 which obsoletes RFC3330.

So if you have it as martians, you possibly cannot route to that remote subnets. Also transit ISPs should change this if they dont route them.

Workaround - Deleting Martian Addresses:





> p.s. set routing-options martians orlonger allow
> fixes it.

Couple updates about it.

martians are per table in Junos, so if you run internet in vrf (yes,
there are such people!) you need to use that command per routing instance.

RIPE NCC was awared about this issue and now reallocate blocks to those
who got addrs from
IANA changed it. there was now there is nothing