Updating the vGW Security Design VM

This topic covers how to update the vGW Security Design VM online and offline manually.

This procedure explains how to update the vGW Security Design VM online. In this case, the vGW Security Design VM must be able to connect to the Juniper Networks update servers (HTTPS - TCP 443).

To update the vGW Security Design VM manually:

  1. Ensure that a proper entitlement key is installed on the vGW Security Design VM.

    If it is not already installed, insert the entitlement key in the vGW Application Settings -> Status & License section of the Settings module. This section also allows you to see the update status of the vGW Security Design VM

    1. In the Product Licensing section, click Manage Licenses.

      A table showing the installed licenses is displayed.

    This section also allows you to see the update status of the vGW Security Design VM.

    Without an entitlement key, you cannot activate and install an update. You obtain the entitlement key when you purchase the product and software subscription contract.

  2. Navigate to Settings > Appliance Settings > Updates.
    1. Click Check for Updates to query the Juniper Networks update servers.

      The update server checks to determine if the component requires an update.

    2. If an update exists, click Update Now to apply the changes.

      vGW Series downloads the required updates from the Juniper Networks server. In some cases, the vGW Security Design VM will need to be rebooted.

Updating the vGW Security Design VM Offline

This procedure explains how to update the vGW Security Design VM offline, that is, without using Internet access. It uses an ISO image connected to the vGW Security Design VM for this purpose.

Note: Before you can update the vGW Security Design VM offline, you must obtain the update ISO from the Juniper Networks Support team and mount it on the vGW Security Design VM.

Before you can update the vGW Security Design VM offline, you must obtain the update ISO from the Juniper Networks Support team and mount it on the vGW Security Design VM.

To perform a manual update offline:

  1. In the Settings module Appliance Settings > Updates > section, click Advanced.
  2. Obtain the update ISO from the Juniper Networks support team, and mount it on the vGW Security Design VM.
  3. Select the Offline Update check box.
  4. Click Connect Update Media.
  5. To check for updates first, click Check for Updates.
  6. Click Update Now.

Updating the vGW Security Design VM Offline

This procedure explains how to update the vGW Security Design VM offline. Before you can update the vGW Security Design VM offline, you must obtain the update ISO from Juniper Networks Support and mount it on the vGW Security Design VM.

To perform a manual update offline:

  1. In the Settings module Appliance Settings > Updates > section, click Advanced.
  2. Select the Offline Update check box.
  3. Click Connect Update Media.

    In the Appliance Settings > Updates > Security Design vGW Update section, click Check for Updates.

  4. To check for updates first, click Check for Updates.
  5. Click Update Now.

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