Basic Cisco and Juniper router configurations for remote management

This is the minimum configuration necessary to configure Cisco and Juniper routers for remote management via SSH. I use the following base template configurations to enable IP via DHCP and SSH remote access for the lab environment.

Cisco pastable:

hostname csr100v
ip domain-name
aaa new-model
aaa authentication login default local
crypto key generate rsa modulus 2048
username jemurray privilege 15 password MyPassword
interface GigabitEthernet0/1
 ip address dhcp
 no shut
ip ssh version 2
line vty 0 4
 privilege level 15
 transport input ssh
line vty 5 15
 privilege level 15
 transport input ssh

Juniper pastable:

set system host-name juniper-mx
set system root-authentication plain-text-password
set system login user jemurray authentication plain-text-password
set interfaces ge-0/0/7 unit 0 family inet dhcp

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