Juniper firewalls - SSG or SRX

Pierre-Yves Maunier nanog at maunier.org
Tue Apr 20 02:54:00 CDT 2010


I prefer Junos as screenOS except for one thing :
HA is a hell to configure with Junos whereas it's really easy to do it with
screenOS, at least last time I tried a couple of months ago.

Anyway, ScreenOS cli really sucks compared to JunOS cli.

Pierre-Yves

2010/4/20 seph <seph at directionless.org>

> I'm with Owen. I have nothing good to say about ScreenOS. In contrast
> JunOS has been great.
>
> seph
>
> Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> writes:
>
> > Much.. Go SRX over SSG every time.  For anything that doesn't have an
> > SRX analog, consider the J-series.
> >
> > SRX/J-Series == JunOS == Good.
> > SSG Series == ScreenOS == @)#$*#@)$(*!)(@[email protected]$
> >
> > Just my $0.02 having dealt extensively with both environments over the
> > years.
> >
> > Owen
> >
> > On Apr 19, 2010, at 5:32 PM, Jeffrey Negro wrote:
> >
> >> Has anyone on Nanog had any hands on experience with the lower end of
> the
> >> new SRX series Junipers?  We're looking to purchase two new firewalls,
> and
> >> I'm debating going with SSG series or to make the jump to the SRX line.
>  Any
> >> input, especially about the learning curve jumping from ScreenOS to
> JunOS
> >> would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you in advance.
> >>
> >> Jeffrey
>
>



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