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    Installing Network Director

    Before you begin:

    • Configure a Junos Space Appliance as a Junos Space node or as a specialized node used for fault monitoring and performance monitoring (FMPM). For more information, see Configuring a Junos Space Appliance as a Junos Space Node.

      After you deploy a Junos Space Virtual Appliance on a VMware ESX or VMware ESXi server, you must enter basic network and machine information to make your Junos Space Virtual Appliance accessible on the network. You must also increase the virtual machine (VM) drive size. For more information, see Configuring a Junos Space Virtual Appliance as a Junos Space Node.

    • Upgrade Junos Space Platform to 17.1R1 Release. For upgrade steps, see Upgrading Junos Space Network Management Platform.
    • Uninstall Connectivity Services Director or Edge Services Director before you install Network Director on your system. Network Director cannot be installed on a system that has Connectivity Services Director or Edge Services Director already installed. For steps to uninstall a Junos Space Application, see Uninstalling a Junos Space Application.
    • Download the Junos Space Network Director Release 3.1 software image to the hard disk or to an SCP server. The SCP server where you download the Network Director image should be the Linux server. You can download the Network Director Software image from the Network Director Download Software page.

    To install Junos Space Network Director:

    1. Log in to Junos Space.
    2. Click the add symbol (+) adjacent to the Administration and click Applications.

      The Administration > Applications page opens.

    3. Click add symbol (+) symbol to add the Network Director application.

      The Add Application page opens.

    4. You can upload the Network Director release image file by using HTTP or by using SCP:

      To upload the image file using HTTP:

      1. Click Upload via HTTP.

        The Upload Software via HTTP page opens.

      2. Click Browse to select the Network Director image file. You can either navigate to the local directory and select the Network Director software image, or copy and paste the download URL in the File name if the image is not already downloaded to the local directory.
      3. Click Open to download the image file.
      4. Click Upload to upload the image file.

        A notification about the progress in the upload is displayed.

      To upload the image file using SCP if you have a Linux server:

      1. Click Upload via SCP.

        The Upload Software via SCP page opens.

        Enter the following secure copy credentials to upload the image from a remote server to Junos Space.

        • Enter the user name of the remote server.
        • Enter the password of the remote server and reenter the password in the Confirm Password field.
        • Enter the host IP address of the remote server.
        • Enter the path of the remote server to which you have copied the Network Director image file.
      2. Click Upload to load the Network Director image file into Junos Space.

        The Upload Application Job Information dialog opens.

    5. Click OK to skip viewing the job results and to take you back to the Administration > Applications > Add Application page..
    6. Select Network Director and click Install.
    7. Click OK in the Application Configuration window dialog box.

      You can check the Job Status page to view the progress of the installation job. Once the installation completes, Network Director appears on the Applications inventory page. The Network Director application also appears in the Application Chooser (at the upper-left corner).

    8. (Optional) Bookmark this page in your browser for future use.

      You can use the bookmarked URL to log in to Network Director without logging in to Junos Space first.

    Modified: 2018-03-27