Post JSON data to URL from Junos, now in Python

Post JSON data to URL from Junos, now in Python In my previous post Post JSON data to URL from Junos, “Event-driven” I wrote the event/op script in SLAX, mainly because my Python skills are still rough and I fell back to my “muscle memory” to get the job done. Well, got some spare time... Continue Reading →


Post JSON data to URL from Junos, “Event-driven”

Post JSON data to URL from Junos, “Event-driven” Why didn’t I think of that? … was my immediate thought, when I was confronted with the following problem and asked to implement it: Juniper ACX devices are deployed using Zero-Touch-Provisioning (ZTP). The ask was simple: Whenever a link Up is detected, send the learned LLDP information... Continue Reading →

Deploy Juniper vMX via Docker Compose

Deploy Juniper vMX via Docker Compose Being able to download and run Juniper vMX on KVM and ESXi has really helped me learning more about networking, telemetry and build automation solutions. But the software dependencies combined with manual editing and launch of shell scripts per vMX instance felt a bit outdated to me. Why can’t... Continue Reading →

BGP over unnumbered interfaces, automated

BGP over unnumbered interfaces, automated Configuring BGP peering between many network devices in a datacenter can become quickly repeatitive, boring and hence open to human errors. Each link requires its own dual stack IP subnet with unique endpoints. The very same endpoint IP addresses must then be used to configure BGP peers on either side... Continue Reading →

Create your own Telemetry Sensor in Junos

Create your own Telemetry Sensor in Junos Junos offers a broad range of automation capabilities, starting from a YANG based configuration and state information base, accessible via CLI, NETCONF and REST over gRPC based JET APIs directly into various Junos daemons. Some readers might even be familiar with custom YANG, allowing operators to extend the... Continue Reading →

OpenConfig and gRPC Junos Telemetry Interface

OpenConfig and gRPC Junos Telemetry Interface Starting in Junos OS Release 16.1R3 one can request streaming telemetry data using the gRPC framework with vendor-neutral data models based on OpenConfig. Great, but what configuration is required and is there a simple client available to test and troubleshoot it? I recently faced this question myself and found... Continue Reading →

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