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Managing Software Images

 

This topic describes how to manage software images for managed devices.

To start managing software images:

  1. Click Deploy in the Network Director banner.
  2. In the Tasks pane, select Image Management > Manage Image Repository.

    The Device Image Repository page opens in the main window. The table lists the software images in the repository.

    Starting with the Network Director 3.8R1 release, images uploaded on the Junos Space Platform from the Images and Scripts > Images page will also be available on the Manage Image Repository page.

    Note
    • Only images uploaded on Junos Space Platform are available in Network Director. However, images uploaded in Network Director will NOT be available in Junos Space Platform.

    • If you delete an image from Network Director, the image is NOT deleted in Junos Space Platform.

  3. In the Tasks pane, select Device Configuration File Management > Manage Device Configuration.

    The Manage Device Configuration page opens in the main window. The table lists the devices that have configuration files backed up software images in the repository.

This topic describes:

Selecting Software Image Management Options

From the Device Image Repository page, you can:

  • Add a software image to the repository by clicking Add.

  • View details about a software image by selecting it and clicking Details.

  • Delete software images from the repository by selecting them and clicking Delete.

Table 1 describes the information provided in the Device Image Repository table.

Table 1: Device Image Repository Table

Table Column

Description

Check box

Select to perform an action on the software image in that row.

Name

Software image name.

Version

Software version.

Series

Device series that uses the software image.

Uploaded By

User who uploaded the software image.

Created On

Time when the software image was uploaded to the server.

Size(MB)

Size of the software image in megabytes.

Adding Software Images to the Repository

Software images are stored in a repository on the Network Director server.

To add a software image to the repository:

  1. Click Add.

    The Device Image Upload window opens.

  2. Use the Device Image Upload window to upload a device software image. See Using the Device Image Upload Window for a description of the window.

Using the Device Image Upload Window

To use the Device Image Upload window to add a software image to the repository:

  1. Click Browse and browse to the software image file.
  2. Click Upload to add the file to the repository.

Viewing Software Image Details

To view details about a software image:

  1. Select the software image file in the table.
  2. Click Details.

    The Device Image Summary window opens. See Using the Device Image Summary Window for information about this window.

Using the Device Image Summary Window

Use the Device Image Summary window to view detailed information about a software image. Table 2 describes the fields in this window.

Table 2: Device Image Summary Window

Field

Description

Name

Software image filename.

Version

Software version (release number).

Series

Device series on which the software is supported.

Supported Platforms

Platforms on which the software is supported.

Uploaded By

User who uploaded the image to the server.

Created On

Date and time when the software image was uploaded.

Size (MB)

Size of the software image file, in megabytes.

OK

Click to close the window.

Deleting Software Images

To delete software image files:

  1. Select the check box in the rows of the software image files that you want to delete.
  2. Click Delete.