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New and Changed Features


This section describes the features and enhancements in J-Web Application Package Release 17.2A1.

What’s New in J-Web Application Package Release 17.2A1

  • J-Web Application package Release 17.2A1 and later releases support the following EX Series switches, either as a standalone switches or Virtual Chassis members, in addition to the ones supported on earlier releases.

    • EX4300

    • EX4600


In this release of J-Web, the maximum number of switches that can be configured as part of a Virtual Chassis is two switches.

Upgrading to J-Web Application Package

There are two ways in which you can download and install the J-Web Application package:

  • Manual update

  • CLI procedure

There is a prescribed order for the installation tasks for updating to the Application package from an earlier version or from the Platform package. See Table 2 to determine the prescribed order of tasks for your installation.

Table 2: Installation Outline

Mode of Installation

Installation Outline

Manual Update

To manually check and install the latest J-Web Application package:

  1. Go to Maintain > Update J-Web in the side pane, and click Application Package.
  2. Select Local File in the Update J-Web window, enter authentication details, download the file to your local system, select the file, and click Update.

CLI Procedure

  1. Download the J-Web Application package and save it in the switch.
  2. Log in to the CLI and enter the operational mode.
  3. Install the package using the CLI command request system software add <application package file name>.

Software Compatibility

To access the J-Web interface for the switch, your management device requires the following software:

  • Supported browsers— Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 9 or 10, Mozilla Firefox version 24 through 38, and Google Chrome version 27 through 43.


    We recommended a screen resolution of 1440 X 900 pixels.

  • Language support—English-version browsers