Hi All, hope you all are well. In this blog, will look at Juniper’s recent acquisition called Netrounds. Netrounds have been rebranded as Paragon Active Assurance (PAA) which is part of Paragon Automation portfolio and is a programmable, active test and monitoring solution for physical, hybrid, and virtual networks. Unlike passive monitoring approaches, Paragon Active …

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Hi All In this blog, we will look at configuring Juniper routers via Opendaylight which in turn uses netconf/restconf for making the connection. Before we can start doing the configuration we need to create a Netconf connector between Opendaylight and Juniper routers. Also before that let’s first see what NETCONF is 🙂 Network Configuration Protocol …

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Hi All In this post, we will look at Open day light controller working with Juniper vMXs and how we can use the controller to get the BGP, BGP-LS and PCEP working. Once everything is up and running we will use the Controller to initiate the PCEP initiated MPLS LSPs between 2 VMXs. Sounds interesting? …

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Hi All, in this session lets discuss some Automation. During past few days, I was looking at some REST APIs for Juniper Northstar Controller. Now Northstar is good for LSP creation/deletion/modification but it cant configure the service E2E. Offcourse that tool is not meant to do all this but Juniper has recently released one beta …

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Following on my earlier blog on Northstar here: https://networkzblogger.com/2017/03/17/juniper-northstar-wan-sdn-controller, recently I got chance to work on next release of it which has among other things is ability to initiate P2MP (Point to Multipoint) LSPs. P2MPs are big use case in Media and Broadcast network and ability to create them via controller would be too helpful. …

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Biggest misconception I think currently with SDN is that in order to run SDN we need to have OpenvSwitch equivalent switch supporting Openflow protocol between Controller and Switch. Most software vendors are promoting their software under this category however Hardware vendors who have spent considerable money on building hardware platforms are not just selling switches …

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