Data Center Automation using Juniper Apstra Freeform (APSTRAFF) – Details

Detaillierter Kursinhalt

Course Introduction
Intent-Based Networking
  • What do we mean by intent?
  • Where is Juniper Apstra positioned?
Juniper Apstra Overview
  • Juniper Apstra server
  • Juniper Apstra device agents
Apstra UI Walkthrough
  • Navigate the global Apstra UI
  • Lab 1: Apstra UI Walkthrough
Device Profiles
  • Describe Device Profiles
  • Lab 2: Device Profiles
Device Management
  • Device profiles as a hardware compatibility list
  • Install off-box agents
  • Install on-box agents
  • Perform ZTP
  • Lab 3: Managing Devices
Data Center Reference Design Versus Freeform Reference Design
  • DC reference design overview
  • Freeform reference design overview
Navigating the Blueprint UI
  • Navigate the tabs – Dashboard, Analytics, Staged, Uncommitted, Active, and Time Voyager
  • Describe the layered views of the staged and active networks
  • IBA probe versus service anomalies
Role-Based Access Control
  • Configure users, roles, and providers to enable local and remote authentication
  • Lab 4: Navigating the Blueprint UI and RBAC
Introduction to the REST API
  • Describe how to use the Juniper Apstra REST API
  • Create IP, VNI, and ASN pools
  • Create Tags
  • Lab 5: REST API, Resources, and Tags
  • Configure and monitor logging to a remote syslog server
  • Lab 6: Syslog
Jinja Review
  • Jinja2 Overview
  • Jinja2 with Python example
  • Loading templates from the file system
  • Jinja2 syntax basics
  • Variable expansion
  • For loops
  • Conditionals
  • Math and logic operators
  • Comparison and other operators
  • Filters
  • Include directive
  • Set directive
  • Lab 7: Jinja Review
Config Templates
  • Global config templates
  • Default config templates
  • Templating methodologies
  • Importing a config template
  • Config template REST API calls
Deploy a Freeform Blueprint
  • Minimum requirements to deploy a Freeform blueprint
  • Direct config example
  • Importing device profiles
  • Editing the topology
  • Design your network topology
  • Build your network topology
  • Verify the rendered configurations
  • Deploy the blueprint
  • Verify your network with the Apstra UI
  • Lab 8: Deploying a Freeform Blueprint
Device Context and Property Sets
  • Changing hostname in the UI
  • Creating a more accurate topology diagram
  • Creating property sets
  • Viewing the device context
  • Viewing telemetry versus intent
  • Including the junos_system.jinja and junos_protocols.jinja config template
  • System REST API calls
  • Link REST API calls
  • Device context and property set REST API calls
  • Lab 9: Device Context and Property Sets
CRB Use Case — Overview
  • CRB theory
  • CRB Junos configuration
CRB Intent and Default Config Templates
  • Steps to define your intent (systems, hostnames, links, IP addressing, and tags)
  • Importing device profiles
  • Creating tags
  • Creating internal systems
  • Creating external systems
  • Creating links
  • Using the default config templates
  • Creating a “root” template
  • Deploying the initial blueprint
  • Lab 10: Creating Intent, Context, and Root Template for CRB
CRB Intent and Default Config Templates
  • Steps to enable basic routing
  • Create property sets for AS numbers, loopback addresses, and routing instances
  • Create config template for loopback interfaces
  • Create config template for routing options
  • Create config template for policy options
  • Create config template for BGP peering
  • Instantiate a predefined IBA probe (BGP flapping)
  • Lab 11: Basic Routing for CRB
L2 Overlay Networking for CRB
  • Steps to enable overlay VXLAN networks
  • Create a vlan property set
  • Create config template for switch options
  • Create config template for VXLAN overlay networks
  • Lab 12: Layer 2 Overlay Networking for CRB
Layer 3 Overlay Networking for CRB
  • Steps to enable routing between VXLAN networks
  • Update vlan property set with IP addressing for IRB interfaces
  • Create a subinterface property set
  • Create config template for external router facing subinterfaces
  • Create config template for routing instances
  • Lab 13: Layer 3 Overlay Networking for CRB
Day 2 Operations
  • Day 2 operations overview
  • Move a server by modifying a property set
  • Enable drain mode functionality by modifying config templates
  • Lab 14: Day 2 Operations
Graph Explorer
  • Graph datastore overview
  • Accessing the graph explorer
  • Freeform reference design schema
  • Graph of a running blueprint
  • Using the graph explorer to find a node
  • Querying the graph
Intent-Based Analytics Overview
  • What is intent-based analytics?
  • IBA probe overview
  • How to create a probe
  • Freeform-specific processors
Creating an IBA Probe
  • Default probes
  • Instantiating a predefined probe
  • Creating a new probe
  • Lab 15: Creating IBA Probes