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Importing a QFX3000-G QFabric System Control Plane Virtual Chassis Configuration with a USB Flash Drive

There are two methods of importing the configuration file to the QFabric control plane Virtual Chassis. You can load the configuration file onto a USB flash drive from the Juniper Networks software download site before inserting the USB flash drive into the Virtual Chassis USB port, or you can copy and paste the configuration from the following example (see Example: Configuring the Virtual Chassis for a Copper-Based QFX3000-G QFabric System Control Plane).

Before you begin:

To import the Virtual Chassis configuration file into a USB flash drive:

  1. In a browser, go to https://www.juniper.net/support/downloads/junos.html .

    The Junos Platforms Download Software page appears.

    Note:

    To access the download site, you must have a service contract with Juniper Networks and an access account. If you need help obtaining an account, complete the registration form at the Juniper Networks website

    https://www.juniper.net/registration/Register.jsp .

  2. Click QFX3100 in the QFX Series section.

    The QFX3100 Download Software page appears.

  3. From the Release list, select the number of the software version for which you want to download the Virtual Chassis configuration file.

  4. Select the Software tab and then click QFX3000-G QFabric System - Control Plane Virtual Chassis Configuration in the QFabric System Install Package and Media section.

    A login page appears.

  5. Enter your user ID and password and press Enter.

  6. Read the End User License Agreement, select the I agree option button, and then click Proceed.

  7. Save the Virtual Chassis configuration file onto the USB flash drive using your computer or other device.

  8. Remove the USB flash drive from the computer or other device.

  9. Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port on the EX4200 or EX4300 switch.

  10. Save the file to /var/home/username .

  11. Load the configuration file into the switch.

  12. Commit the configuration.

  13. Remove the USB flash drive from the switch.