Preparing for vSRX Deployment in Microsoft Hyper-V
Note the following guidelines when deploying vSRX on a Microsoft Hyper-V server:
Starting in Junos OS Release 15.1X49-D80 and Junos OS Release 17.3R1, you can deploy the vSRX only on Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 or 2012.
Starting in Junos OS Release 15.1X49-D100 and Junos OS Release 17.4R1, you can deploy the vSRX on Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016.
Ensure that the host CPU supports a 64-bit x86 Intel processor and is running Windows.
Ensure that you have a user account with administrator permissions to enable the computer to deploy a vSRX virtual machine (VM) using either Microsoft Hyper-V Manager or Windows PowerShell.
Create the virtual switches on the Hyper-V host computer necessary to support the fxp0 (out-of-band management) interface and the traffic (revenue) interface supported by the vSRX VM. You create virtual switches using either the Microsoft Hyper-V Manager or Windows PowerShell. See Adding vSRX Interfaces for details on adding virtual switches for the vSRX VM using the Virtual Switch Manager.
Figure 1 illustrates the deployment of a vSRX in a Hyper-V environment to provide security for applications running on one or more virtual machines.