Titolo del corso:

Network Automation using the Contrail Controller


This five-day course is designed to provide students with the knowledge required to work with the Juniper Contrail software-defined networking (SDN) solution. Students will gain in-depth knowledge of how to use the OpenStack, Contrail, and Contrail Command UIs, Students will also learn to use APIs and the CLI to perform the Contrail configuration tasks. Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, students will gain experience with the features of Contrail.


  • Basic TCP/IP skills
  • General understanding of data center virtualization
  • Basic understanding of the Junos operating system
  • Completion of the Junos Cloud Fundamentals (JCF) course prior to attending this class
  • Basic knowledge of object-oriented programming and Python scripting is recommended

Chi è atteso:

This course benefits individuals responsible for working with software-defined networking solutions in data center, service provider, and enterprise network environments.


Il corso è propedeutico per il conseguimento della certificazione JNCIS-Cloud.


SDN, NFV, and Contrail

  • Review of SDN and NFV
  • Contrail Solution Overview

OpenStack Fundamentals

  • OpenStack Overview
  • OpenStack Projects
  • Exploring OpenStack Installation and Using CLI
  • Lab 1: Exploring OpenStack with the CLI

OpenStack Configuration

  • OpenStack Interface Options
  • Using OpenStack Heat Templates
  • OpenStack Configuration
  • Lab 2: Configuring OpenStack

Contrail Overview

  • Contrail Use Cases
  • Contrail Solution Overview
  • Contrail Related Solutions

Contrail Architecture Fundamentals

  • Contrail Architecture Overview
  • Contrail Management and Analytics
  • Contrail Control Plane
  • Contrail Data Plane
  • Basic Contrail Troubleshooting
  • Lab 3: Exploring and Troubleshooting the Contrail vRouter and SDN Controller

Contrail Configuration Basics

  • Contrail Configuration Methods
  • vRouter Services
  • Configuring Virtual Networks
  • Configuring Network Policies and Security Groups
  • Contrail API Python Library
  • Lab 4: Virtual Networks and Policies

Interacting with External Networks

  • Connecting Virtual and Physical Networks
  • Floating IPs
  • Using Device Manager
  • Configuring Simple Virtual Gateway
  • Underlay Connectivity without Gateway
  • Lab 5: Creating Floating IPs and Gateways

Contrail Network Services

  • Contrail and Container Networking
  • BGP as a Service
  • Graceful Restart Capabilities
  • Implementing CoS
  • Load Balancing as a Service Overview
  • vRouter Support for DPDK and SR-IOV
  • Contrail Global Controller Overview
  • Lab 6: Using Docker Containers with Contrail

Contrail Service Chains

  • Service Chaining Overview
  • In-Network Service Chain and Configuration
  • Transparent Service Chain and Configuration
  • Configuring Source NAT
  • Automating Service Chaining
  • Lab 7: Creating Contrail Service Chains
  • Advanced Service Chaining
  • Advanced Operation
  • Service Instance Health Checks
  • Troubleshooting Service Chains
  • Service Chain with Docker Containers
  • Physical Network Function Integration
  • NFV for ISP Case Study
  • Lab 8: Advanced Service Chain Operation and Troubleshooting

Contrail Monitoring and Analytics

  • Analytics Overview
  • Monitor > Infrastructure Workspace
  • Monitor > Networking Workspace
  • Flow Queries, Logs, and Statistics
  • Configuring Contrail Analytics
  • Analytics API
  • Lab 9: Using Contrail Analytics

Contrail Security

  • The Need for Contrail Security
  • Contrail Security Configuration
  • Monitoring and Visualization

Analyzing Network State and Traffic Flows

  • Contrail Alarms
  • Analyzing Live Traffic
  • Underlay Overlay Mapping
  • Lab 10: Analyzing Traffic Flows with Contrail


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Durata: 5 giorni


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Modalità di Erogazione:

Instructor Led (ILT)
Live Virtual Training (LVT)
Blended (BLD)


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