Downloading and Installing Junos OS Software Packages (FIPS Mode)
MX Series routers or EX Series Ethernt switches can provide the security defined by Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 Level 1. To operate in Junos OS in FIPS mode, the router or switch must have the following software packages installed:
Junos FIPS mode, Release 17.3R2
To install the Junos software packages, perform the following tasks:
- Download the Junos OS package and the Junos-FIPS software package from https://support.juniper.net/support/downloads/.
- Connect locally to the active Routing Engine console port on the router or switch.
- Copy Junos OS to the Routing Engine.
- Upgrade the router or switch to Junos OS in FIPS mode by using the request system software add reboot junos-install-mx-x86-64-17.3R2.tgz command for MX Series routers and request system software add reboot junos-install-ex92xx-x86-64-17.3R2.tgz for EX Series Ethernet switces. For more details about adding system software, see the Junos Installation and Configuration Guide.