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Minimum Hardware and Software Requirements

 

The vMX Docker lwAFTR host requires the hardware shown in Table 2.

Table 3 shows the software required.

Table 4 shows the locations where you can download the Juniper vMX software, license, and container build source.

Table 2: Hardware Requirements

Description

Value

CPU

Intel Sandy Bridge (with power management feature turned off)

Number of cores

4 or more

Memory

32 GB of RAM

Interfaces

Intel 82599 based 10-Gigabit Ethernet

Table 3: Software Requirements

Description

Value

Operating system

Linux 3.10 or later

Docker Engine

Version 1.12.1 or later

vMX image

Junos OS Release 16.1R3 or later

(Can use 60-day trial or existing license)

Kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) module

Required by the vMX lwAFTR Docker container

Table 4: Package Locations

Description

Location

vMX KVM image (16.1R3 or later)

https://www.juniper.net/support/downloads/?p=vmx#sw

License key

https://www.juniper.net/us/en/dm/free-vmx-trial/

https://www.juniper.net/support/downloads/?p=vmx#sw

Container build source

https://github.com/Juniper/vMX-Docker-lwAFTR