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    Downloading the Packages You Need

    Installing the JET VM on your development machine provides a complete development environment with tools for building and packaging applications. It also provides the JET IDE.

    Download and install the following packages:

    Downloading Vagrant

    Vagrant ( is a software that creates and configures virtual development environments. You can think of it as a higher-level wrapper around virtualization software such as VirtualBox ( You can use Vagrant to manage the JET development virtual machine (VM).

    To download Vagrant:

    • Go to and download Vagrant for your system’s platform (Windows, Mac, or Linux).

    Downloading VirtualBox

    Note: For the JET VM, Juniper Networks supports only the VirtualBox hypervisor.

    To download and install VirtualBox:

    1. Go to
    2. Download and install the VirtualBox package for your platform and the VirtualBox extension package.
    3. Enable hardware virtualization support on your machine BIOS if it is not already enabled.

    Downloading the JET Files from the Juniper Networks Download Site

    The JET VM is downloaded from the Juniper Networks download website at in the form of three packages:

    • JET sandbox and toolchain file
    • Python client library file
    • file

    Modified: 2016-06-28