Category Archives: Juniper

Raspberry Pi – Installing Tacacs+ (Part 1)

For those pursuing the Cisco Certification path, getting experience with Tacacs+ is a little easier with a Rapsberry Pi and not having to spend several thousands of dollars for a copy of Cisco’s ACS Tacacs solution. In the video accompanying … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi – Making a Serial Console Server

I have gotten far enough in the process of learning the Raspberry Pi that I was able to get to one of the more important projects for me and that was creating a Console Server that would allow me to … Continue reading

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A Followup Review on SEL-2924 Bluetooth to Serial adapter

After my initial review, writeup and video about the SEL-2924, I read all of the documentation available from SEL’s website (http://www.selinc.com) and found a few things that warranted me doing another video. I made reference in the first video to … Continue reading

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Juniper – Configuration – First Steps (Part 6) Banner Creation

After setting up a login password for the root account and probably another account and password, your legal department will probably want you to put a banner on your device so that anyone attempting access will be appropriate warned that … Continue reading

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VirtualBox – An Introduction to the world of Virtual Machines

As I began working with the Juniper SRX100, I remembered that I would need a syslog server, a radius server and probably a tacacs+ server at some point during the learning process. In the past, I would have built another … Continue reading

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Schweitzer SEL-2924 Bluetooth to Serial adapter

I recently came into possession of a device that should be considered as being a part of everyone’s console kit regardless of if they work on Cisco, Juniper, etc. The biggest problem I run into is when I have to … Continue reading

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Juniper Configuration – First Steps (Part 5) Root P/W, hostname

The first things you need to do when configuring a Juniper device is to set a password for the root account. How I found this command was mentioned in an earlier post by using the help apropos root-authentication. The other … Continue reading

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Juniper Configuration – First Steps (Part 4) Rescue configuration

In a previous post, I used the following command request system configuration rescue save to set the current active configuration as the rescue configuration. Since I have had to use this command to clear the Alarm light that I encountered, … Continue reading

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Juniper Configuration – First Steps (Part 3) CLI Prompts

In starting to work with my SRX100H, I noticed the prompt changing on the screen but haven’t worked with it long enough to remember the prompt as quickly as I need to. root% – Referred to as the Unix shell. … Continue reading

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Juniper Configuration – First Steps (Part 2) Alarm light on

After restarting the SRX100 after my last post, I noticed the alarm light turned on after a few minutes. I found the command, run show chassis alarms and entered it on the SRX100. The response came back – No alarms … Continue reading

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