Tag Archives: Automation

Welcome to CheckPoint R80 API

Automation and orchestration capabilities these days are the key for many Organizations, and this session will show you what can you achieve with the R80.10 API.  Specifically, this session covers:

  • Introduction to using the R80.10 APIs using Postman and Ansible
  • Tips on how to add objects and services to adding rules via CLI RESTful API
  • Additional use cases
  • And much more

The content presented is below:

Slides: How to use R80.10 API for Automation and Streamlined Security (PPT)

Video: How to use R80.10 API for Automation and Streamlined Security (Video)

Scripts: CheckMates_Aug15_Demos.zip

Q&A: TechTalk Q&A: Leveraging the R80.10 API to Automate and Streamline Security Operations

Looking for more cool stuff? Check on CheckPoint CheckMates Community

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Juniper New SDN and Automation Track

Juniper updated their Certification Program with a new Track, SDN and Automation. A Specialist exam (JN0-410) is only available for now,  JNCIA is a pre-requirement, but the Professional level should be expected next year (2017). This exam covers SDN foundations, NFV, Contrail and OpenStack Platforms.

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This list provides a general view of the skill set required to successfully complete the specified certification exam. Topics listed are subject to change.

  • SDN Theory and Applications
  • OpenStack
  • Contrail
  • Contrail Service Chaining
  • Contrail Analytics
  • Troubleshooting

SDN Theory and Applications

  • Identify SDN concepts.
    • SDN definitions
    • SDN versus NFV
    • SDN applications (data center, enterprise, WAN, transport networks)

OpenStack

  • Identify OpenStack concepts.
    • Components (Nova, Neutron, and so on)
    • VM creation
    • Tenancy
    • Network policies
  • Demonstrate knowledge of configuring, monitoring, or implementing OpenStack.
    • VM creation
    • Snapshots

Contrail

  • Identify Contrail architectural concepts.
    • Controller versus orchestration
    • Node types
    • vRouters
    • Layer 2 versus Layer 3 overlay networks
    • Contrail API
    • Storage
    • Route distribution, protocols
  • Demonstrate knowledge of configuring, monitoring, or implementing Contrail.
    • Traffic path verification
    • Configuration process, dependencies
    • Analytic node configuration

Contrail Service Chaining

  • Identify Contrail service chaining concepts.
    • In-network service chain
    • Transparent service chain
    • Source NAT
    • Heat templates
  • Demonstrate knowledge of configuring, monitoring, or implementing Contrail service chaining.
    • Analyzer service virtual machine
    • Third-party services
    • Traffic path verification

Contrail Analytics

  • Identify Contrail analytics concepts.
    • Infrastructure workspace
    • Networking workspace
    • Traffic analysis
  • Demonstrate knowledge of configuring, monitoring, or implementing Contrail analytics.
    • Underlay and overlay monitoring
    • Event monitoring
    • Traffic monitoring

Troubleshooting

  • Demonstrate knowledge of troubleshooting Contrail.
    • Route availability in the controller
    • Virtual router programming
    • Contrail CLI commands
    • Fabric scripts
    • Contrail Introspect
    • vRouter commands
    • Top of rack service node (TSN)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of troubleshooting OpenStack.
    • Log monitoring
    • Privilege, authentication
    • Component interaction

References:

Juniper Networks Certified Specialist SDN and Automation (JNCIS-SDNA)

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JunOS Cup 2014 Game Over

Foi sem duvida um desafio interessante, e estive muito perto de algumas das soluções propostas pela Juniper :). Sem duvida que algumns dos desafios eram mesmo tricky!

Resumindo ganhei um voucher para uma certificação e 25 VM units para usar no Junosphere. De qualquer forma parabéns aos vencedores!

Estas foram as Flags ganhas no torneio, para um principiante em Juniper nada mau :)

Update 17 Julho 2014

Foram classificados 3 vencedores com o mesmo numero de pontos, entre eles estava um Português. O desafio final Antarctica (Type: Enterprise Difficulty: High) foi decisivo para encontrar  o vencedor.

Tournament #1  Junos Cup Challenges
Country Flag Challenge Type/Difficulty I GOT IT :)
ho
Honduras
Internet over a MPLS-free Core Service Provider/Medium
ni
Russia
MPLS BGP Traffic Drop Service Provider/Hard
sk
South Korea
IPTV over Circuit Cross-Connects Service Provider/Hard
bh
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Erratic Default Gateway Enterprise/Medium  Ok-icon
sw
Switzerland
Aggregated Ethernet Failover Enterprise/Medium  Ok-icon
us
USA
The Flapping Ping Enterprise, Hard
gr
Greece
IPSEC VPN #1 Security/Medium  Ok-icon
ar
Argentina
The Reacting Probe Automation/Medium  Ok-icon
Tournament #2
 ca
Cameroon
MPLS BGP & FIB Scaling Service Provider/Medium
en
England
Reverse Engineering Saga Episode 2 – The Broken IGP Service Provider/Medium
ir
Iran
LDP with Tagged Traceroute Service Provider/Hard
sp
Spain
Traffic Engineering Constraints Service Provider/Hard
ur
Uruguay
Ping on Virtual Routers Enterprise/Medium  Ok-icon
ja
Japan
Bridging with Virtual Switches Enterprise/Medium  Ok-icon
ru
Netherlands
SRX Network Address Translation #1 Security/Hard  Ok-icon
br
Brazil
The Obscure CLI Provisioning Automation/Hard
Tournament #3
po
Portugal
End-to-End Class of Service Service Provider/Hard
ch
Chile
Reverse Engineering Saga, Episode 3 –  The Strange BGP Service Provider/Medium
fr
France
Seamless MPLS Service Provider/Hard
me
Mexico
Displaying Remote MAC Address Enterprise/Medium  Ok-icon
ci
Ivory Coast
OSPF on L3VPN Customized Connectivity Service Provider/Hard  Ok-icon
co
Colombia
OSPF Topology Convergence Enterprise/Hard
it
Italy
SRX Network Address Translation #2 Security/Medium
cr
Costa Rica
The Remote Task Execution Automation/Medium  Ok-icon
Tournament #4
be
Belgium
BGP Multicast VPN Service Provider/Medium
cr2
Croatia
Reverse Engineer Saga, Episode 4 – The Puzzling MPLS Service Provider/Medium
ni2
Nigeria
Tuning LSP Choice in L3VPN Service Provider/Hard
ec
Ecuador
Class of Service at Egress L3VPN PE Service Provider/Hard
al
Algeria
One-Hop Ping Enterprise/Medium
gh
Ghana
Ping on Aggregated Ethernet Enterprise/Hard
ge
Germany
Inter-Instance Flows Enterprise/Hard
au
Australia
IPSEC VPN #2 Security/Hard

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Junos Automation Day One

Esta série de books Day One , permite através das ferramentas Junos OS auxiliar na automatização de métodos e procedimentos na rede.

Esta série Junos Automation inclui:

Junos Automation Reference for SLAX 1.0

 

This reference guide provides descriptions and examples of all of the basic components of the SLAX language including its statements, operators, functions, elements, templates, and default parameters.

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Mastering Junos Automation Programming

 

Written from the perspective of a “classical” script programmer, this teaches you about the specific tasks and functions of the Junos automation development environment. Spend a week with this book and you’ll be able to write, deploy, and debug Junos automation scripts.

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Applying Junos Automation

 

Previously published as three separate Day One guides, This Week: Applying Junos Automation now combines Junos operation, event, and configuration automation techniques into a single, comprehensive volume.

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Navigating The Junos XML Hierarchy

 

Find out about a powerful and comprehensive toolset for interacting with and directing the Junos processes.

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Referências:

Junos Automation

Junos Fundamentals

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