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vMX Package Contents

 

Table 1 lists the contents of the vMX package.

Table 1: vMX Package Contents

Filename

Description

vmx.sh

Main orchestration script.

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

vmx_release.txt

vMX release information details

config/

Startup configuration file:

  • config/vmx.conf—Configuration file for defining vMX parameters.

  • config/vmx-junosdev.conf—Configuration file for binding devices (for virtio NICs).

See Specifying vMX Configuration File Parameters for more information.

drivers/

Source files for modified ixgbe and i40e drivers.

env/

OS environment settings.

images/

Software image files.

  • images/junos-vmx-x86-64-*.qcow2—Software image files for VCP.

  • images/vmxhdd.img—Software image file for VCP file storage.

  • images/vFPC_*.img—Software image file for VFP.

openstack

Scripts and xml files for open stack deployment.

scripts

Juniper Networks orchestration scripts.

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.