People interested to learn how to use enterprise hardware routers usually won’t have the possibility to access those devices in an experimental lab environment because its price. Hence, to get pratice you need some workarounds: This is where “Olive” enters the game. Olive the pure software skeleton, forming the essential software component of a JUNOS router. You might know, the JUNOS platform is based on ordinary PC hardware (e.g. in contrast to IOSwhich runs on a MIPS like architecture). It is not entirely straightforward to deploy such a machine, this is why I am going to present you a step by step tutorial how to install and configure a virtual machine image based on the VirtualBox platform. However, chances are, other hypervisors will work as well.