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Junos OS Alternatives

Junos OS is described as 'is the FreeBSD-based operating system used in Juniper Networks hardware routers. It is an operating system that is used in Juniper's routing, switching and security devices' and is an app. There are five alternatives to Junos OS for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Online / Web-based, BSD and GNS3. The best alternative is MikroTik RouterOS. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Quagga or securityrouter.org. Other great apps like Junos OS are VyOS and Cisco IOS.

Junos OS alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be VPN Services or Operating Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Junos OS.
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  • VirtualBox
  • Self-Hosted
  • VMware Workstation
  • GNS3
  • VMware Player

Junos OS is the FreeBSD-based operating system used in Juniper Networks hardware routers. It is an operating system that is...

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  1. MikroTik RouterOS icon

    MikroTik RouterOS

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    The main product of MikroTik is a Linux-based operating system known as MikroTik RouterOS.

    Screenshot
  2. VyOS is a community fork of Vyatta , a Linux-based network operating system that provides software-based network routing, firewall, and VPN functionality.

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  3. Cisco IOS icon

    Cisco IOS

    • Self-Hosted
    • GNS3
    • Dynamips

    Cisco IOS (originally Internetwork Operating System) is a family of software used on most Cisco Systems routers and current Cisco network switches. (Earlier switches ran CatOS.

    Cisco CLI in PuTTY
  4. Quagga

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Quagga is a network routing software suite providing implementations of Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and IS-IS for Unix-like platforms, particularly Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD and NetBSD.

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  5. securityrouter.org

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Self-Hosted

    The securityrouter.org project is a network operating system and software distribution based on OpenBSD, featuring a single, revision-managed, clear-text configuration file with soft re-configuration, editable from CLI and web interface.

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