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Installation of Junos Space Security Director and Managing Juniper Firewall

Previous Background Posts for JunOS Space


Junos Space Security Director (previously known as Security Design) is  an application on the Junos Space platform, which manages Networks SRX Series Services Gateways.

It helps administrators quickly manage all phases of security policy life cycle for stateful firewall, security intelligence (leveraging threat feeds from Spotlight Secure cloud for protection against Web application attacks, command and control related threats, botnets, and local data feeds), unified threat management (UTM), intrusion prevention system (IPS), AppFW, VPN, and Network Address Translation (NAT).

Junos Space is Juniper’s comprehensive network management solution that simplifies and automates management of Juniper’s switching, routing, and security devices. It includs:

In this instruction post, Junos Space Security Director will be added into JunOS Space Network Management Platform installed in previous post. It will be used to manage one vSRX, which also installed in prevous post.



To Install Junos Space, Security Director, and Log Collector:
1. Download the Junos Space Network Management Platform image from
https://www.juniper.net/support/downloads/?p=space#sw.
2. Install Junos Space using the instructions at http://www.juniper.net/documentation/
en_US/junos-space16.1/platform/information-products/topic-collections/
release-notes/jd0e56.html.
3. Install Junos Security Director as per the instructions at https://www.juniper.net/
documentation/en_US/junos-space16.2/information-products/topic-collections/
release-notes/js-relnotes-security-design/index.html.
4. Install Log Collector as per the instructions at https://www.juniper.net/
documentation/en_US/junos-space16.2/information-products/topic-collections/
release-notes/js-relnotes-security-design/index.html..


1. Download Security Director installation image for JunOS Space

It can be downloaded from JunOS Software Download site.

2. Add it into Administration - Applications

Choose Upload via HTTP button and browse to the download folder. You will need a 64M Security-Director.14.1R2.6.img file. 

3. Check it from Jobs - Job Management

After confirmed Security Director added into Space, install it from Administration->Applications->Add Application place. Click install button beside Upload via SCP button. During installation, you can check the progress from Jobs->Job Management window as show below:

4. Security Director Installed

The installation process will take 10-15 minutes depending on the speed of your device. After Security Director image installed, you should be able to reach from the top of applications dropdown menu.


5. Manage vSRX Policy (to be continued) Part3


5.1 Import vSRX policy
5.2 Change Policy
5.3 Publish and Update

Reference:

a. Security Director User Guide - Juniper Networks

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