Downloading and Installing Junos Software Packages (FIPS Mode)
EX Series Ethernet switches can provide the security defined by Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 Level 1 if these switches are operated in the Junos OS in FIPS mode. To operate in Junos OS in FIPS mode, the switch must have the following software packages installed:
Junos OS for EX Series switches, Release 15.1X53-D55
Junos FIPS mode, Release 15.1X53-D55
To install these software packages, perform the following tasks:
- Download the Junos OS package and the Junos FIPS mode package from https://support.juniper.net/support/downloads/. See Downloading Software Packages from Juniper Networks (FIPS Mode).
- Connect locally to the console port of the active Routing Engine on the switch.
- Copy the Junos OS and Junos FIPS mode software packages to the Routing Engine or Routing Engines. See the instructions that are appropriate for your switch: