[j-nsp] Practice lab environments, any suggestions?
tyler at adap.tv
Tue Sep 9 11:37:26 EDT 2014
Sorry, that should have been EX3300.
On Tue, Sep 9, 2014 at 8:28 AM, Volodymyr Samodid <
vladimir.samoded at onat.edu.ua> wrote:
> are you sure about VC and EX3200 ? I can't find any information in KB
> about that.
> On 09/04/2014 07:38 PM, Tyler Christiansen wrote:
>> It also depends on what certifications you're going for. Also need to
>> in mind that EX2200 and EX3200, while capable of virtual chassis, do not
>> have dedicated virtual chassis ports. None of those devices will let you
>> do some of the switching features necessary for SP exams, and the J2300
>> J4300 are end of sale. I haven't used the J series, but if they require a
>> different Junos image than the J4350 or J2320, it may be difficult to find
>> a new(er) Junos image.
>> I would honestly just buy a few EX4200s and use Junos Firefly (or whatever
>> it's called now) for the routing. If you can afford it, Junosphere is
>> excellent. Not that it's expensive, but it does cost money, and if you
>> don't use it for a significant portion of the day, it can be a "waste" of
>> money. Junosphere is due for v4 soon (there used to be a notice about
>> potential downtime while systems are upgraded to support it--or something
>> to that effect).
>> On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 9:17 AM, Scott Granados <scott at granados-llc.net>
>> This actually looks interesting, thanks for the pointer.
>>> On Sep 4, 2014, at 12:11 PM, ryanL <ryan.landry at gmail.com<mailto:
>>> ryan.landry at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>> something like this might be overkill, but might save you a lot of money
>>> on rack rentals if you plan on spending loads of time on this.
>>> (not my listing, just an example, buyer beware, etc etc)
>>> On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 11:58 AM, Scott Granados <scott at granados-llc.net
>>> <mailto:scott at granados-llc.net>> wrote:
>>> I’m starting down the path of certifications and wondering what people
>>> for practice labs in terms of hardware? I did some googling but have
>>> mostly found rack rental services. Is this the primary method? Is there
>>> anyone putting together bundles for sale of used equipment like you might
>>> find for Cisco hardware? If not what hardware do people suggest for a
>>> lab that’s reasonably cost effective. Any suggestions would be most
>>> appreciated. Any pointers to pre made kits or other solutions would also
>>> be greatly appreciated.
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