Category Archives: Juniper

Using vlan tagging with OpenIndiana and Juniper switches

Setting up VLANs with OpenIndiana is shockingly simple. I will show you how to do it. My environment already uses link aggregated groups (LAGs). I use Juniper EX4200 switches set up in virtual switch(es). The two gigE links from the … Continue reading

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How to PXE Boot Systems on LACP (802.3ad) using Juniper Switches

The real trick here is that Juniper supports an option called ‘force-up.’ Since the PXE images are generally too small and dumb most operating system are unable to leverage LACP during the boot process. Historically this means the switch has … Continue reading

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