CJFV - Configuring Juniper Networks Firewall/IPSec VPN Products


This course is the first in the ScreenOS curriculum. It is a three-day, instructor-led course that focuses on configuration of the ScreenOS firewall/virtual private network (VPN) products in a variety of situations, including basic administrative access, routing, firewall policies and policy options, attack prevention features, address translation, and VPN implementations.
This course is based on ScreenOS version 6.3r14.

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After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the ScreenOS security architecture.
  • Configure administrative access and options.
  • Back up and restore configuration and ScreenOS files.
  • Configure a ScreenOS device in transparent, route, Network Address Translation (NAT), and IP version 6 (IPv6) modes.
  • Discuss the applications of multiple virtual routers.
  • Configure the ScreenOS firewall to permit and deny traffic based on user-defined policies.
  • Configure advanced policy options.
  • Identify and configure network designs for various types of network address translation.
  • Configure policy-based and route-based VPN tunnels.

Intended audience

This course is intended for network engineers, support personnel, reseller support, and others responsible for implementing Juniper Networks firewall products.


This course assumes that students have basic networking knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • The Internet;
  • Networking concepts; and
  • Terms including TCP/IP, bridging, switching, and routing.


Day 1

Chapter 1:  Course Introduction

Chapter 2: ScreenOS Concepts, Terminology, and Platforms

  • Security Device Requirements
  • ScreenOS Security Architecture
  • Juniper Networks Platforms
Chapter 3:  Initial Connectivity
  • System Components
  • Establishing Connectivity
  • Verifying Connectivity
  • Lab: Initial Configuration
Chapter 4: Device Management
  • Management
  • Recovery
  • Lab: Device Administration
Day 2

Chapter 5:  Layer 3 Operations
  • Need for Routing
  • Configuring Layer 3
  • Verifying Layer 3
  • Loopback Interface
  • Interface-Based NAT
  • Lab: Layer 3 Operations
Chapter 6: Basic Policy Configuration
  • Functionality
  • Policy Configuration
  • Common Problems
  • Global Policy
  • Verifying Policies
  • Lab: Basic Policy Configuration
Chapter 7: Policy Options
  • Overview
  • Logging
  • Counting
  • Scheduling
  • User Authentication
  • Lab: Policy Options
Chapter 8: Address Translation
  • Scenarios
  • NAT-src
  • NAT-dst
  • VIP Addresses
  • MIP Addresses
  • Lab: Address Translation
Day 3

Chapter 9: VPN Concepts
  • Concepts and Terminology
  • IP Security
Chapter 10: Policy-Based VPNs
  • Configuration
  • Verifying Operations
  • Lab: Policy-Based VPNs
Chapter 11: Route-Based VPNs
  • Concepts and Terminology
  • Configuring VPNs
  • Verifying Operations
  • Lab: Route-Based VPNs
Chapter 12: IPv6
  • IPv6 Concepts
  • Configuring IPv6
  • Verifying IPv6
  • Lab: IPv6
Appendix A: Additional Features
  • Hardware
Appendix B: Transparent Mode
  • Description
  • Configuration
  • Verifying Operations
  • Lab: Transparent Mode (Optional)


This course is a part of following certificates:


We are sorry but there are no public classes scheduled for this course. Please send us a request if you are interested in this course. We will reply within 1 business day.