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    Installation Modules

    Installation modules are used to upgrade individual software modules in Junos OS. For example, you can upgrade only the Routing Engine software by installing the jroute* installation module.

    Note: You should only use installation module files under the direction of a Juniper Networks support representative.

    The following installation module files are available for download:

    Installation ModuleDescription


    The kernel and network tools package. This package contains the basic operating system files.


    The base package for Junos OS. This package contains additions to the operating system.


    The Routing Engine package. This package contains the Routing Engine software.


    The Packet Forwarding Engine package. This package contains the PFE software.


    The documentation package. This package contains the documentation set for the software.


    The encryption package. This package contains the domestic version of the security software.


    The J-Web package. This package contains the graphical user interface software for M Series, MX Series, T Series, TX Matrix, and TX Matrix Plus routers.

    Note: Starting with Junos OS Release 15.1, certain hardware platforms run a Junos OS based on an upgraded FreeBSD kernel (hereafter called Junos OS with upgraded FreeBSD). Junos OS with upgraded FreeBSD has a new naming convention. For more information on this new naming convention, see Changes in Package Names for Junos OS with Upgraded FreeBSD.

    Modified: 2018-01-03