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About the Software Images Page

To access this page, click Inventory > Devices Software Images.

A software image is a software installation package that you use to upgrade or downgrade the OS running on a device. You (Super Users and Network Admins) can upload the software images to Paragon Automation by using the GUI and upgrade or downgrade the images installed on the device.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • View details of a software image—To view details of a software image, select the image name and click More > Details.

    The Image Details pane appears on the right side of the page. The pane displays two sections:

    • General—Displays the general information about the selected software image as listed in Table 1.

    • Checksums—Displays all the checksums associated with the selected software image. The Checksums section includes values obtained from MD5, SHA1, SHA256, and SHA512 algorithms.

  • View the basic information as listed in Table 1.

    Click the Close (x) icon to close the Details pane.

  • Upload a software image; see Upload a Software Image.

  • Delete a software image; see Delete a Software Image.

  • You can also perform the following tasks on this page:

    • Sort, resize, or re-arrange columns in a table (grid).

    • Show or hide columns in the table or reset page preferences, using the vertical ellipsis menu.

    • Search by using keywords—Click the search icon (magnifying glass), enter the search term in the text box, and press Enter. The search results are displayed on the same page.

    • Filter the data displayed in the table—Click the filter icon (funnel) and select whether you want to show or hide advanced filters. You can then add or remove filter criteria, save criteria as a filter, apply or clear filters, and so on. The filtered results are displayed on the same page.

    For more information, see GUI Overview.


Currently, the filter option is not supported in Device Series, Size, Description, Checksum, and Release Notes columns.

Field Descriptions

Table 1 displays the fields on the Software Images page.

Table 1: Fields on the Software Images Page
Field Description

Image Name

The Image Name is the name of the software image file you uploaded.

For example, junos-evo-install-acx-f-x86-64-22.1R3.12-EVO.iso.


The version number of the OS. Version number indicates the major software update that is released every quarter of a year.

For example, Junos OS Evolved 23.1.


The release number of the OS. Release number indicates the minor software update that addresses bugs and performance issues within a version.

For example, Junos OS Evolved 22.3R2.


The vendor of the device.

Paragon Automation supports only Juniper Networks devices.

Device series

The device belonging to a particular device family.

For example, ACX 7509, ACX 7100.

For the list of devices that Paragon Automation supports, see Supported Devices and OS Versions.

Created By

The name of the user who uploaded the software image file.

Last modified

The date and time when the software image file was uploaded.

The timestamp is displayed in the following format: Month DD, YYYY, HH:MM:SS AM/PM TIME ZONE.

For example, June 14, 2023, 4:29:52 PM IST.


The size of the software image.

Managed by

The type of the user who manages the image file.

The software images available in an organization are uploaded by either Super Users or Network Admins.

For example: 'Org' when uploaded by a Super User or Network Admin of an organization.


The description of the software image.


The expected checksum SHA256 to validate the uploaded data.

The images and their SHA256 can be obtained from the Juniper Software Download page.

Release Notes

Click the link to view the release notes for the software image that you uploaded.