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Deploying the vSRX Virtual Appliance on AWS Quick Start

Before You Deploy the vSRX Virtual Appliance on AWS Quick Start

You can deploy a vSRX virtual appliance directly on AWS Quick Start. Use a browser-based UI to deploy and configure virtual machines (VMs) and all related resources.

Before you deploy the vSRX virtual appliance on AWS Quick Start:

User Credentials for VMs in the AWS Quick Start Environment

Table 1 lists the user credentials used for accessing the VMs in the AWS Quick Start environment.

Table 1: User Credentials for VMs in the Quick Start Environment?

Virtual Machine Name

Username

Password

Role

kali

ec2-user

(Private key) demoJuniper.pem

Attacker

This VM launches the attack.

wordpress

ec2-user

(Private key) demoJuniper.pem

Victim

This VM receives the attack.

vsrx-gw

ec2-user

(Private key) demoJuniper.pem

vSRX Appliance

Note:

The public IP addresses required to remotely access each VM are dynamic and are provided after the Quick Start is deployed on the AWS Quick Starts website.

A file named demoJuniper.pem is available as an output and is provided after the Quick Start is deployed on the AWS Quick Starts website This file is a private key required to remotely access each VM.

Deployment Instructions for the VMs in the Quick Start Environment

To access the kali, wordpress, and vsrx-gw VMs in the Quick Start environment:

  1. Open a Linux terminal console.

  2. Use the following command to access each VM:

Deploy the vSRX Virtual Appliance on AWS Quick Start

To deploy the vSRX Virtual Appliance on AWS Quick Start:

  1. Access the AWS Quick Starts website.

  2. Select vSRX Quickstart from Juniper.

  3. Follow the instructions to deploy the vSRX Virtual Appliance.

You have now successfully deployed the vSRX Virtual Appliance on AWS Quick Start.

After you complete deploying the vSRX Virtual Appliance, you receive a security private key, along with three public IP addresses, one for each of the following VMs:

  • kali

  • wordpress

  • vsrx-gw