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Managing the vSRX VM

 

Each vSRX instance is an independent virtual machine (VM) that you can power on, pause, or shut down.

Powering On the VM from OpenStack

To power on the VM:

  1. From the OpenStack dashboard for your project, select Compute>Instances. The list of existing instances appears.
  2. Check the VM you want to power on.
  3. From the Actions column, select Start Instance from the list.

Pausing the VM

To pause the VM:

  1. From the Horizon GUI for your project, select Compute>Instances. The list of existing instances appears.
  2. Check the VM that you want to pause.
  3. From the Actions column, select Pause Instance from the list.

Restarting the VM

To restart the VM:

  1. From the Horizon GUI for your project, select Compute>Instances. The list of existing instances appears.
  2. Check the VM that you want to reboot.
  3. Select Soft Reboot Instance from the More list to restart the VM.

Powering Off the VM from OpenStack

To power off the VM:

  1. From the OpenStack dashboard for your project, select Compute>Instances. The list of existing instances appears.
  2. Check the VM you want to power off.
  3. From the Actions column, select Console from the list. The console opens.
  4. From the console, power off the VM.

    user@host>request system power-off

Deleting the vSRX VM from Contrail

Best Practice

We recommend that you use Contrail to delete any VMs used in service chains created by Contrail.

To delete the VM from Contrail:

  1. From the Contrail GUI for your project, select Configure>Services>Service Instances. The list of existing service instances appears.
  2. Select the VM that you want to delete.
  3. Click trash icon on the upper right menu to delete the selected VMs.