SRX - How to convert zone-based address books to a global one

Zone-based vs Global When dealing with address objects on an SRX running older versions of Junos, they typically would employ a zone-based address-book for it's configuration. When using a zone-based address-book, the address objects referenced in the security policies are created per zone, which means that every zone will have…

NXTWORK 2015: The Recap

A couple of weeks ago I attended the inaugural customer summit that Juniper Networks put on called NXTWORK. I was excited to see that Juniper finally put on something like this here in the 'states, and it was well worth the wait! Being part of their Ambassador program, I got…

Go BIG(-IP) or Go Home

I really love leveraging API's to get more out of some of the tasks that I do, and to interact with a lot of the systems that I work on. One of my favorites is the F5 LTM load-balancer. It's quite the platform, and if any of you have ever…

go-junos & Windows Azure IPs

In a previous blog post, I gave an example of how I use the go-junos library to help automate creating and modifying address objects and variables in Junos Space. Here's another good, time saving example of creating multiple address groups to be used within a policy. Background: Windows Azure We…

Automation & Go(lang): Real World Use Case

Over the past month-and-a-half, I've shared some articles with you about the go-junos library, mostly regarding how it works. With most things in this industry, I like to see them in action, and how others, as well as myself, might use them on a day-to-day basis. This post is about…

go-junos: Junos Space Security Director

In my last article, I wrote about how you can use the go-junos library to interact with Junos Space to add devices, upgrade software, amongst other features. With the recent update, there now is support for the Security Director application, which allows you to do the following: Add/remove address…

go-junos & Junos Space

A little while back, I introduced you to the go-junos Go library that I wrote for interaction with Junos devices. I have a lot planned, as far as features go. Today, I'd like to announce that you will be able to interact with Junos Space through the library as well!…

Infoblox, SRX Dynamic Group Updates Using Go

I was having some discussions a while back regarding automation with some of my fellow Juniper Ambassadors, and one of the topics that came up was how cool it would be to be have the ability for an SRX to dynamically update address groups based on, for example, changes to…

Go & Junos

I'm a huge fan of the Go programming language, and it has quickly become my "go to" for pretty much everything related to scripting/programming. I'm also a big fan of the Junos network operating system, from Juniper Networks. There are a lot of Python, Ruby modules out…

Python & Junos on Windows

If you haven't already checked out Jeremy Schulman's blogs about how to get started using Python with JUNOS (NETCONF), then I suggest that you head here and check it out! I'm here to help get all those who choose to use Windows as their development environment get started so that…