Author: rtoodtoo

Worked for more than 10 years as a Network/Support Engineer and also interested in Python, Linux, Security and SD-WAN, currently living in the Netherlands and works as a Network Support Engineer. // JNCIE-SEC #223 / RHCE / PCNSE

Juniper SNMPv2 on routing instance

When I need to configure SNMPv2 on a Juniper device and routing instance is involved, I always forget to enable some knobs. Here is a quick one which allowed me to query an EX switch through its VR (in my example VR name is ISP1). You can also specify your specific VR name under “routing-instance-access”
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List trunk ports on Juniper Switch

Have you ever wanted to list the trunk ports on a Juniper EX switch? Unfortunately there doesn’t seem to exist a single dedicated command for this purpose. In the past I used to use the following command: > show ethernet-switching interfaces detail | match Trunk but this is not working on new releases. Juniper keeps
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SRX240 and SRX340 failure rates

Recently I upgraded dozens of SRX240H2 and SRX340 series Juniper firewalls and around %10 of SRX240H2 boxes either crashed during upgrade or after upgrade and none on 340 series. Although 340 is a newer platform, I would like to be positive and believe the fact that Juniper has improved both hardware and software quality. What
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SRX standard and structured syslogging

SRX can send the logs in two formats standard and structured. If you haven’t made any extra config, what you see in the traffic logs is usually standard one. However structured one is easier to read and parse. Look, it is in the format field_name = field_value, so you can parse it or more friendly.
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Changes bringing interface down in Junos

I don’t know if there is any comprehensive list of changes which brings down an interface apart from specifically disabling the interface. So far I recall two of them which are striking and might not be expected to flap interface. If anyone has also experience, it might be a good place to share. per-unit-scheduler Years
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error: put-file failed on Junos

I have got the following error while I was trying to copy a file via SCP on Junos. As per the error, I thought it is something to do with my local permissions but I could read the source backup.conf file. I searched online, numerous entries showed up. yilmaz@host> file copy backup.conf scp://yilmaz@10.1.1.1:~/ yilmaz@10.1.1.1's password:
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