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vMX Package Contents

 

Table 1 lists the contents of the vMX package.

Table 1: vMX Package Contents

Filename

Description

images/junos-vmx-x86-64-*.qcow2

images/jinstall64-vmx*.img (supported in Junos OS Release 15.1F4)

Software image files for VCP.

images/vmxhdd.img

Software image file for VCP file storage.

images/vFPC_*.img

Software image file for VFP.

config/vmx.conf

Configuration file for defining vMX parameters. See Specifying vMX Configuration File Parameters for more information.

config/vmx-junosdev.conf

Configuration file for binding devices (for virtio NICs).

env/

OS environment settings.

scripts/

Juniper Networks orchestration scripts.

vmx.sh

Main orchestration script. See Managing vMX for more information about command options.

Note: Only English locale is supported for using the vmx.sh script.

The orchestration script is only supported on Ubuntu.

The vMX package consists of the following components: (in Junos OS Release 15.1F4 and earlier releases)

Note

Modified IXGBE drivers are included in the package. Multicast promiscuous mode for Virtual Functions is needed to receive control traffic that comes with broadcast MAC addresses. The reference driver does not come with this mode set, so the IXGBE drivers in this package contain certain modifications to overcome this limitation.