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Configuring and Managing Junos Space Store

 

From Junos Space Network Management Platform Release 18.2 onward, you can install and upgrade Junos Space applications from Junos Space Store. Junos Space Store is a repository that lists the latest and supported versions of Junos Space applications. For more information about Junos Space Store, see Junos Space Store Overview.

Configuring Junos Space Store in Junos Space Network Management Platform

Before you install Junos Space applications from Junos Space Store, you must configure Junos Space Store in Junos Space Platform.

To configure Junos Space Store in Junos Space Platform:

  1. On the Junos Space Platform UI, select Administration > Applications > Junos Space Store.

    The Junos Space Store welcome page appears.

  2. Click Next to proceed.

    The Junos Space Store page appears with the following message:

    Configure Juniper Networks software download credentials to connect to Junos Space Store.

  3. Click Go To Settings.

    The settings page for Junos Space Store appears with the following message.

    Provide Juniper Networks software download credentials to access Junos Space Store repository.

  4. Enter your Juniper Networks software download credentials in the appropriate fields.Note

    The proxy server is displayed as enabled or disabled based on the settings you configured on the Administration > Proxy Server page.

    Note
    • You can store your credential in Junos Space Platform database for future use by checking the Remember My Password box.

      If the box is not checked, the credentials will be stored in Jboss server's cache memory and will be erased automatically on restart of all the Jboss nodes present in the cluster.

    • In case you have already stored the credentials in the older versions, the box will appear as checked by default.

    • Click Clear Saved Credentials to clear all the saved credentials from Junos Space Platform database or cluster's cache memory.

  5. Click Test Connection to test the connection between Junos Space Platform and the Junos Space Store.

    If the connection is successful, the Connection Successful page appears.

    If the test connection fails, an error message is displayed. To proceed, check your proxy server settings and your network connection.

  6. Click Submit on the settings page to save the Junos Space Store credentials.

    The credentials are saved in Junos Space Store.

  7. Click Go to Junos Space Store.

    The Junos Space Store page appears, listing all the active Junos Space applications, along with the latest revision and the release date of the latest revision, on the left of the page. When you click an application, only the compatible versions of the application are listed on the right of the page.

    Note

    Uncheck the Show only compatible version box, if you want to see the list of incompatible applications. It is checked by default.

Note

You need to configure Junos Space Store settings only when you access it for the first time. However, you can modify the settings when required by clicking Settings on the Junos Space Store page.

Modifying Junos Space Store Settings

To modify Junos Space Store settings in Junos Space Platform:

  1. On the Junos Space Platform UI, select Administration > Applications > Junos Space Store.

    The Junos Space Store page appears.

  2. Click Settings.

    The settings page for Junos Space Store appears with the following message.

    Provide Juniper Networks software download credentials to access Junos Space Store repository.

  3. Modify the existing credentials.Note

    The proxy server is displayed as enabled or disabled based on the settings you configured on the Administration > Proxy Server page.

    Note
    • You can store your credential in Junos Space Platform database for future use by checking the Remember My Password box.

      If the box is not checked, the credentials will be stored in Jboss server's cache memory and will be erased automatically on restart of all the Jboss nodes present in the cluster.

    • In case you have already stored the credentials in the older versions, the box will appear as checked by default.

    • Click Clear Saved Credentials to clear all the saved credentials from Junos Space Platform database or cluster's cache memory.

  4. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test the connection between Junos Space Platform and Junos Space Store.

    If the connection is successful, the Connection Successful page appears.

    If the test connection fails, an error message is displayed. To proceed, check your proxy server settings and your network connection.

  5. Click Submit on the settings page to save the modified Junos Space Store credentials.

    The credentials are modified and saved in Junos Space Store.

Installing and Upgrading Junos Space Applications from Junos Space Store

To install or upgrade a Junos Space application from Junos Space Store, you must be assigned the appropriate privileges to manage Junos Space Store.

To install and upgrade Junos Space applications from Junos Space Store:

  1. On the Junos Space Platform UI, select Administration > Applications > Junos Space Store.

    The Junos Space Store page appears.

  2. (Optional) Click Get Latest to refresh the list of applications in Junos space Store.

    The list of applications in Junos Space Store gets refreshed, displaying the most recently released versions of Junos Space applications.

  3. Select the Junos Space application that you want to install or upgrade by clicking its displayed name.

    The details of the selected application, including the name, description, and release highlights of the application, appear. The version number and release date of the latest versions are also displayed.

    If the application is already installed in Junos Space Platform, the currently installed version is also displayed.

    If the selected version is already installed in Junos Space Platform, a warning message is displayed.

    If the selected version is not compatible with the version of Junos Space Platform, a warning message is displayed.

    If the selected application cannot coexist with another application that is already installed in Junos Space Platform, an error message is displayed. For example, Network Director and Connectivity Services Director cannot coexist.

  4. To view only the versions of the selected application compatible with Junos Space Platform, select the Show only compatible version check box above the version table.

    The table gets refreshed and then displays only the compatible versions of the selected application.

  5. Select the version of the application that you want to install or upgrade from the listed application versions.
  6. Click Next to install or upgrade the selected application.

    The End User License Agreement for the selected application appears.

    Note

    You can configure the components of a Junos Space application from Junos Space Store.

  7. Review the license agreement.
    • Click Accept and Install to install the application.

    • Click Accept and Upgrade to upgrade the application.

    The detailed job status appears.

  8. Click Go to Junos Space Store to go back to the Junos Space Store page. The installation or upgrade process continues in the background.

    You can view the progress of the installation or upgrade when you select the application listed in Junos Space Store.

Note

You can modify Junos Space Store settings by clicking Settings in Junos Space Store.

You can initiate the installation or upgrade of a Junos Space application while another installation or upgrade is still in progress. The newly initiated process will automatically begin after the currently running process is completed.