Basic ToR Switch configuration for EX2200/EX3200 Switch

  1. Set Root password
    set system root-authentication plain-text-password


  2. Set Hostname, Timezone, nameserver, NTP
    set system host-name switch01
    set system time-zone Asia/Hong_Kong
    set system name-server
    set system ntp


  3. Enable SSH
    set system services ssh root-login allow
    set system services ssh protocol-version v2
    set system services ssh connection-limit 10
    set system services ssh rate-limit 20


  4. Set up remote central syslogging
    set system syslog host any error


  5. Set up snmp
    set snmp description "Rack Number XXX"
    set snmp location "Datacenter Name and Room Number"
    set snmp contact "Network Department contact"
    set snmp community SNMP-COMMUNITY authorization read-only
    set snmp health-monitor


  6. Set up management IP address and default route<
    set interfaces me0 unit 0 family inet address
    set routing-options static route next-hop