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Importing a QFX3000-M QFabric System Control Plane EX4200 Switch Configuration with a USB Flash Drive


There are two methods of importing the configuration file to the QFX3000-M QFabric system control plane EX4200 switches.


The EX4200 switch configuration is the same for both the copper-based and fiber-based QFX3000-M QFabric system control plane networks.

Before you begin:

To import the control plane EX4200 switch configuration file onto a USB flash drive:

  1. In a browser, go to .

    The Junos Platforms - Download Software page appears.


    To access the download site, you must have a service contract with Juniper Networks and an access account. If you need help obtaining an account, complete the registration form at the Juniper Networks website .

  2. In the QFX Series box, select QFX3000-M QFabric System.

    The QFX3000-M QFabric System - Download Software page appears.

  3. Click the Software tab and select the software release number from the Release list that appears to the right of the Software tab.

    A login screen appears.

  4. In the QFabric System Control Plane Network section, select QFX3000-M Control Plane Network Configuration.

    A login screen appears.

  5. Enter your user ID and password and click Login.
  6. Read the End User License Agreement, select the I agree option button, and then click Proceed.
  7. Save the configuration file onto the USB flash drive using your computer or other device.
  8. Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port on the EX4200 switch.
  9. Save the file to the /var/home/username directory on the EX4200 switch.
  10. Load the configuration file into the switch.
  11. Commit the configuration.
  12. Remove the USB flash drive from the switch.