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Add an Image

You can add software images of devices to Juniper Security Director Cloud so that you can manage the lifecycle of the image on the devices. When you need to upgrade or downgrade the image running on a device, you can stage and deploy the required image on the device by using Juniper Security Director Cloud.


When you add a software image, only details such as the URL, the checksum details, and the properties are stored on Juniper Security Director Cloud The actual image is uploaded only when you stage the image. See Stage an Image

Before you begin, ensure that the device can access the location of the image.

  1. Click SRX > Device Management > Software images.

    The Images page opens.

  2. Click the + icon.

    The Add Image page opens.

  3. Complete the configuration described in Fields on the Add Image Page.
  4. Click OK.

    The image is listed on the Images page.

    Fields on the Add Image Page lists the fields on the Add Image page.

    Table 1: Field on the Add Image Page
    Field Description

    Image URL

    Enter the URL where the image is located.

    You can generate the URL on the product-specific Support page of the Juniper Networks website.


    The URL that is generated on the Juniper Networks website is valid for only 15 minutes.

    SHA Checksum

    Select a valid calculated SHA-1 file checksum from the drop-down list.

    You can get the relevant checksum from the product-specific Support page of the Juniper Networks website.

    Display Name

    Enter a name for the images.

    The name can contain alphanumeric characters and special characters such as underscores and periods.

    Supported Platform

    Select the supported platforms from the drop-down list.


    Enter the version of the software image.

    For example, 15.1R7.9.