Archive for the ‘Juniper’ Category

LACP and Trunking Between Juniper JunOS and Dell FTOS Switches

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

In this blog I demonstrate how to configure a LACP LAG and 8021.Q trunking between Juniper JunOS switches and Dell FTOS switches. I will utilize 2 x Juniper EX4200-48T switches [JunOS 11.1R6.4] and a Dell S60 switch [FTOS 8.3.3.9]. Below is the network diagram for this lab. (more…)

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Changing the Root Password on Juniper JunOS Switches

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

In this short blog, I show how to easily change the root password on Juniper JunOS [JunOS 11.1R6.4] switches. It’s important to note, on a switch reset to default configuration, you can easily log into the switch with just the ‘root’ username without a password, however, you will not be able to ‘commit’ changes to the configuration until you set the root password; if you attempt to do so, you will get an error message stating “Missing mandatory statement: ‘root-authentication’error: configuration check-out failed: (missing statements)”. Below is a screenshot from a Juniper EX4200-48T displaying how to set/change the root password. (more…)

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Buying a Converged/FCoE Switch?

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

I felt the urge to write this article after receiving several inquiries about buying used Cisco Nexus 5010 and Nexus 5020 switches because they are available on some third-party site at large discounts – at least compared to the new Cisco Nexus switches. First, let me mention that both of these switches are EOL. Second, as I always say, whether the switch will work for you or not will depend on your network requirements. Let me mention a few things here to take into consideration when looking at some of these old EOL switches when the thought of saving some $$$$ overwhelm you. (more…)

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