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Downloading and Installing Junos Software Packages (FIPS Mode)


NFX250 Network Services Platform can provide the security defined by Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 Level 1 if these NFX250 devices are operated in the Junos OS in FIPS mode. To operate in Junos OS in FIPS mode, the NFX250 device must have the following software packages installed:

  • Junos OS for NFX250 Network Services Platform, Release 20.1R1

To install these software packages, perform the following tasks:

  1. Download the Junos OS package and the Junos FIPS mode package from See Downloading Software Packages from Juniper Networks (FIPS Mode).
  2. Connect locally to the console port of the active Routing Engine on the NFX250 device.
  3. Copy the Junos OS package to the Routing Engine. See the instructions that are appropriate for your NFX250 device: