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JUNOS Automation Cookbook by Adam Chappell

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Getting ready

To complete this recipe, you'll need access to a single JUNOS router that supports Real-time Performance Monitoring (RPM) probes, and a host on a directly connected network who can act as our next-hop.

We'll use a logical topology such as this:

Figure 4.2 DIY routing protocol topology

We'll configure static routing from the JUNOS device to the 10.255.255.220/32 host address on the BSD box on the understanding that it is running some sort of service of interest, such as a web server.

We're then going to configure an RPM probe on the JUNOS device to monitor the liveness of the next-hop on the BSD box. This is all without the BSD ...

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