This text is the official, one-source compendium of information for designing, building, installing and operating Juniper Network routers. The book attempts to condense thousands of pages of manuals, tech notes and engineering resources into a single volume. Juniper Networks(r) creates and deploys high-performance routing platforms used by many of the world's largest service providers. Written by the leading experts and technical writers at Juniper Networks, the ' Juniper Networks(r) Field Guide and Reference ' is the definitive practical guide and reference to Juniper Networks hardware and software. This comprehensive book culls and condenses nearly six thousand pages of technical documentation, field alerts, technical FAQs, and more into a single convenient and accessible resource. It provides essential information for anyone designing, building, installing, configuring, and operating scalable IP networks. You will find in-depth information about JUNOS software, Juniper Networks routers, system management, interfaces, security, and VPNs. All the latest Juniper Networks technologies and releases are covered, including JUNOS 5.4, the T640 routing node and the T320 router, and all M-series routers. Other topics covered include: Router architecture and hardware components, including the T-series routing platforms and M-series routersCLI configuration and system management with SNMPRouter interfaces, including Ethernet, SONET/SDH, tunnel, and channelized interfacesClass of service (CoS) IP Security (IPSec)Routing policy and firewall filtersRouting protocols, including IS-IS, OSPF, RIP, BGP, PIM, DVMRP, IGMP, SAP, SDP, MSDP, and multicast scopingIPv6, including IPv4-to-IPv6 transition mechanismsVarious MPLS applicationsVirtual Private Networks, covering Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPNs In addition, this pragmatic guide features sample configurations that come directly from the Juniper Networks testing labs, as well as a summary of all the critical JUNOS software monitoring commands. Whether you work with Juniper Networks products as a network engineer, administrator, or operator or if you are just interested in learning how to build scalable multivendor IP networks you will want to keep this thorough resource close at hand. 0321122445B09032002'