Juniper SRX Firewall Training Course

Public Classroom


Juniper SRX

This two-day hands-on training course introduces students to Juniper security concepts using Juniper SRX firewall. We will cover the common features, configuration and implementation of the security policies on Juniper SRX Series firewalls. We will introduce topics such as Network Address Translation (NAT), IPSec VPN, security zones and others. You will learn how to configure and monitor different features on Juniper SRX appliances in typical network environments. This is a hands-on training, where you will practice configuring different concepts covered in class.


2 days

Course Objectives

By the completion of this Juniper SRX Firewall training course the participants should be able to:

  • Learn the fundamentals of SRX Junos software
  • Understand how the Juniper SRX works
  • Perform Basic SRX troubleshooting
  • Learn the best practices implementing security policies
  • Learn about routing and Network Address Translation with Juniper SRX platforms
  • Become familiar with SRX security policies and security zones
  • Discover different types of network attacks and how Juniper SRX is used to mitigate them
  • Configure IPSec VPN with Juniper SRX
  • Troubleshoot data flows on Juniper SRX


This class is intended for network personnel and security professionals who install, configure, support, and troubleshoot Juniper SRX Security Appliances. Network engineers, IT managers, and anyone responsible for network security will benefit from attending this Juniper SRX Firewall training class. You will learn how to use Juniper SRX platforms to address an array of network security requirements, including NAT, intrusion detection and attack mitigation.


A solid understanding of networking concepts and technologies is highly beneficial. Familiarity with router configurations is also very helpful. This knowledge can be obtained by enrolling in our Networking Fundamentals training course.


Module 1: Understanding Firewall Fundamentals

  • What do firewalls do?
  • Overview of SRX Series Platform

Module 2: Introduction to Junos

  • Junos Overview
  • Comparison to other Network Operating Systems
  • Junos CLI
  • Junos Configuration Basics

Module 3: Managing SRX

  • Connecting to SRX for the First Time
  • Using J-Web
  • SNMP

Module 4: Administration and Monitoring of SRX

  • Configuring Users
  • Backup and Restore Configuration
  • OS Upgrade
  • SRX Performance and Health Monitoring
  • Configuring Logging and Reporting

Module 5: SRX Routing

  • SRX Routing Process
  • Static Routing
  • Dynamic Routing

Module 6: SRX Network Address Translation

  • NAT Overview and Types
  • Static NAT
  • Source NAT
  • Destination NAT

Module 7: Security Policy Overview

  • Interfaces and Security Zones
  • Policy Structure and Logic
  • Policy Processing
  • Viewing Policy Statistics and Session Data
  • Troubleshooting Security Policy and Data Flows

Module 8: VPN

  • VPN Concepts and Architectures
  • IPSec VPN Overview
  • IPSec VPN Configuration
  • SSL Remote Access VPN
  • Troubleshooting VPNs

Module 9: Attack Prevention and Mitigation

  • Attack types
  • Protecting Against Network Attacks
  • Denial-of-Service Attack Mitigation
  • SYN Cookies
  • Intrusion Prevention Systems

Module 10: Transparent Mode

  • Transparent Mode Overview
  • Configuring SRX in Transparent Mode and Troubleshooting