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Explore New Features Post Upgrade to Junos OS Release 19.4R3

SUMMARY Read this topic to know about additional features available on your security device after you upgrade and access the links to start using them quickly and easily.

Simplified Configuration


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Dedicated management through the fxp0 interface (Junos OS Release 18.3R1)

Confine the management interface to a dedicated management instance in a non-default routing instance to improve security and make it easier to troubleshoot.

Management Interface in a Non-Default Instance

Junos telemetry interface (JTI) support for gRPC (Junos OS Release 19.2R1)

Use gRPCs in JTI to provision sensors and subscribe to receive telemetry data on your device.

Guidelines for gRPC and gNMI Sensors

HA mode wizard (Junos OS Release 19.2R1)

Use HA wizards to set up chassis cluster in a few steps using J-Web.

HA Mode Wizards

Juniper Agile Licensing (Junos OS Release 19.2R1) Use Juniper Agile Licensing, a simplified and centralized license administration and deployment for your SRX Series. Juniper Agile Licensing Guide

Software Feature Licenses for SRX Series Devices

Multiple IDP policy support (Junos OS Release 18.3R1)

Have the flexibility to configure multiple IDP policies and set one of those policies as the default IDP policy on your device.

Understanding Multiple IDP Policies for Unified Policies

Packet captures from operational mode (Junos OS Release 19.3R1)

Execute the packet capture from the operational mode without committing the configurations.

Packet Capture from Operational Mode

Simplified VPN Configuration in J-Web (Junos OS Release 20.2R1)

Configure IPsec VPN in a few steps using J-Web.

About the IPsec VPN Page

SSL certificate management enhancements (Junos OS Release 19.2R1)

Easily manage the device certificates required for SSL.

Managing Device Certificates

SSL proxy troubleshooting commands (Junos OS Release 19.3R1)

Easily monitor SSL-related issues by using an extensive set of operational commands.

Operational Commands to Troubleshoot SSL Sessions

Tenant systems (Junos OS Release 18.3R1)

Reduce the number of physical devices and provide isolation and logical separation at the tenant system level.

Tenant Systems Overview

Unified policies (Junos OS Release 18.2R1)

Get greater control and extensibility to manage dynamic applications traffic within the security policy.

Unified Security Policies

Improved Security

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Adaptive Threat Profiling (Junos OS Release 20.2R1)

Get your device ready to adapt to changing threats and network conditions with adaptive threat profiling.

Adaptive Threat Profiling

Express Path for SRX4600 devices (Junos OS Release 19.3R1)

Use Express Path functionality on SRX4600 devices for better throughput by reducing packet-processing latency.

Express Path

Symmetric fat tunnel support (Junos OS Release 19.4R1)

Get an improved IPsec tunnel throughput value—up to 10 times of current value—by using fat tunnel technology.

PMI Flow Based CoS functions for GTP-U

IDP sensor enhancements and intelligent inspection (Junos OS Release 19.2R1)

Use IDP sensor settings and IDP intelligent inspection to optimize system resource usage.

IDP Sensor Configuration

IDP signature language constructs (Junos OS Release 19.4R1)

Use signature language constructs to write more efficient signatures that helps in reducing false positives in IDP.

IDP Signature Language Enhancements

PowerMode IPsec (PMI) enhancements (Junos OS Release 19.1R1)

Enjoy the enhanced IPSec performance improvements using PMI.

Improving IPsec Performance with PowerMode IPsec

NP cache increase (Junos OS Release 20.2R1)

Experience an enhanced throughput with increased number of hash table entries for IOC3 and IOC4 on the SRX5000 line of devices and for IOC on the SRX4600.

Express Path

SSL performance enhancements (Junos OS Release 18.1R1)

Get enhanced SSL/TLS optimized for HTTPS traffic that results in improved website performance without compromising security, and maximizing user experience.

SSL Performance Enhancements

User Principal Name (UPN) support in JIMS and User Firewall Authentication (Junos OS Release 20.1R1)

Simplify the firewall authentication process by using UPN as the logon name

Understanding User Principal Name as User Identity in SRX Series Devices

SD-WAN Enhancements

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Advanced policy-based routing (APBR) granularity enhancements (Junos OS Release 19.1R1)

Bypass the application services including security policies, application quality of service (AppQoS), Juniper ATP, IDP, Security Intelligence (SecIntel), and UTM using the APBR rule.

Bypassing Application Services in an APBR Rule

AppQoE enhancements (Junos OS Release 20.2R1)

Configure AppQoE for multihoming with active-active deployment.

Application Quality of Experience

Enhanced Reporting

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Application identification enhancements for J-Web (Junos OS Release 18.1R1)

Use the enhanced Application Signature page to create, modify, clone, and delete application signature groups. You can view the details of predefined application signatures that are already downloaded.

About the Dynamic Applications Page

Dashboard enhancement (Junos OS Release 19.2R1)

View the Web filtering, Antispam, Content filtering, Application & Users, and Threat monitoring widgets in the J-Web dashboard for root, logical systems, and tenant users.

Monitoring the Dashboard

CLI enhancements to support J-Web (Junos OS Release 18.4R1)

Display alphabetical list application and application group, limit the number of entries in output, display details in a sorted order, and use filters on output columns to search applications easily in J-Web by configuring the show service application-identification command in CLI.

show services application-identification entries

Virtual and Container Firewall Features

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vSRX 3.0 support (Junos OS Release 18.4R1)

Secure your private and public cloud environments with improved scalability and performance by using vSRX 3.0.

Overview of the available virtual SRX models, vSRX and vSRX 3.0

vSRX on Google Cloud Platform Marketplace (Junos OS Release 19.2R1)

Use the vSRX virtual firewall to extend your private cloud into public cloud environments, securely moving data and workloads with ease.

vSRX Deployment Guides

cSRX support (Junos OS Release 18.1R1) Protect your containerized environments with advanced security services, including content security, intrusion prevention system (IPS), AppSecure, and unified threat management (UTM). Building Containers with cSRX

What's Next

Now you can get started with configuring new features on your security device. See complete documentation at TechLibrary. For additional references, see Appendix: Resources.