Downloading the SSH Key File

You must copy the vSRX OVA image to the Policy Enforcer virtual machine (VM) before adding the NSX Manager.

Use the Upload Image page to download the SSH key file and copy the vSRX OVA file to the Policy Enforcer VM by using the SFTP command with the downloaded SSH key. You must perform this as a first step before adding the NSX Manager.

Procedure

To download the SSH key:

  1. Select Security Director > Devices > NSX Managers.

    The NSX Managers page appears.

  2. Click Download SSH Key.

    The Download SSH Key page appears.

  3. Click Download SSH Key.

    The SSH key is downloaded and saved in your local drive.

Copying vSRX OVA Image File to Policy Enforcer from Linux Machines

Procedure

To copy the vSRX OVA file to a Policy Enforcer VM from a Linux machine:

  1. Copy the downloaded SSH key file to the same directory where the vSRX OVA image file is saved.
  2. Navigate to the directory path where vSRX OVA and SSH key files are located.
  3. Run the chmod 600 <<SSHKEYFILE>> command to change the permission of the SSH key file.
  4. Run the following commands:
  5. After the vSRX OVA file is copied, you can add the NSX Manager and register its services in the Security Director.

Copying vSRX OVA Image File to Policy Enforcer from MAC Machines

Procedure

To copy the vSRX OVA file to a Policy Enforcer VM from a MAC machine:

  1. Copy the downloaded SSH key file to the same directory where the vSRX OVA image file is saved.
  2. Navigate to the directory path where vSRX OVA and SSH key files are located.
  3. Run the chmod 600 <<SSHKEYFILE>> command to change the permission of the SSH key file.
  4. Run the following commands:
  5. After the vSRX OVA file is copied, you can add the NSX Manager and register its services in the Security Director.