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Install Software Packages

You are here: Device Administration > Software Management > Install Package.

You can install a software package from a remote server.

To install software packages:

  1. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.
    Table 1: Install Package Maintenance Options



    Package Location

    Enter the full address of the software package location on the FTP or HTTP server. For example, use one of the following formats:




    Enter the username to use on a remote server.


    Enter the password to use on a remote server.

    Reboot If Required

    Select the check box to automatically reboot when the upgrade is complete.

    Do not save backup

    Select the check box so that backup copy of the current Junos OS package is not saved.

    Format and re-partition the media before installation

    Select the check box to format the internal media with dual-root partitioning.

  2. Click Fetch and Install Package.

    The software is activated after the device reboots.