Downloading a Configlet
You download a configlet to save a copy of the configlet on your local computer and connect devices to Junos Space Platform. You can download a configlet in XML, CLI, and curly braces formats. You download a configlet from the Devices workspace. Ensure that you temporarily disable the pop-blocker on your browser to be able to download the configlet file on your local computer.
This task is disabled if the modeled device is in the In Sync or Modeled state on the Device Management page.
If you created a modeled device without using the Activate Now option when creating the modeled instance, you can download the configlet only from the Device Management page. To download the configlet from the Device Management page, select the modeled device and select Device Operations > View/Download Configlet from the Actions menu.
To download a configlet from the Model Devices page:
- On the Network Management Platform user interface, select Devices > Model Devices.
The Model Devices page is displayed.
- Select the modeled instance whose configlet you want to
download and select Download Configlet from the Actions
The Download Configlet page is displayed.
- From the Configlet Type drop-down list, select
the format of the configlet you want to download.
You can download the configlet in CLI, XML, and curly braces formats.
- Select whether you want to encrypt the configlet file
by selecting the appropriate option button in the Encryption area.
Junos Space Network Management Platform supports encrypting configlets in the AES format.
To use plain-text, select the Plain Text option button.
To use AES encryption, select the AES option button and enter the encryption key in the Encryption Key field.
The encryption key must be 16 characters long and can contain letters, numbers, spaces, and special characters.
- Select how you want to save or copy the configlet file
by choosing the appropriate option button in the Save area.
If you select the None option button, the configlet file is saved on your local computer.
If you select the SFTP option button, specify the user ID, password, SFTP server IP address, and the file path where you want to save the configlet file on the SFTP server.
If you select the FTP option button, specify the user ID, password, FTP server IP address, and the file path where you want to save the configlet file on the FTP server.
- Click Download.
- Save the
Configlets.zipfile to your local computer if you want to save it locally.
To connect and activate a modeled device from Junos Space Platform, download the configlet in any format, connect a USB device containing the configlet to the device, and reboot the device. The device then connects to Junos Space Platform. For more information, see Activating Devices by Using Configlets.