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NFX-250 (Non-NextGen) Configuration and Troubleshooting Jumpstation



Article ID: KB31785 KB Last Updated: 10 Sep 2021Version: 6.0

The NFX250 Network Services Platform hosts virtualized network functions to provision secure, ultra-fast custom service delivery on demand. It can be used at the network edge to provide advanced routing services, or on premises to run and chain multiple virtualized network functions simultaneously in an open NFV environment. The software-driven NFX250 gives the flexibility to create innovative services and automate services activation, with zero truck rolls.

Main components of NFX

  • Wind River Linux  (Hypervisor)

  • KVM 

  • Linux Bridges / Open Virtual Switch 

  • Junos Device Manager 

  • Junos Control Plane

  • Virtual Network Functions

This jumpstation focuses on the NFX administration, configuration, and troubleshooting information for Junos OS Release 15.1X53 and later (non-NextGen, aka NFX-2, software releases).

This article applies only to NFX-250 running the NFX-2 software, that is the non-NextGen version. If you are unsure of the software version currently running on your NFX-250 (NextGen or non-NextGen), refer to KB37304 -[NFX] How to identify if my NFX-250 is running NextGen (NG) or Non-NextGen Software.  

For NFX250 Next Generation platform, please refer to NFX-250 (NextGen) Configuration and Troubleshooting Jumpstation
Modification History:
  • 2021-09-07: Added link for NFX250 Next Generation Jumpstation
  • 2021-07-16: Modified title to indicate the platform discussed in the article; there are dedicated jumpstations for each NFX platform.
  • ‚Äč2021-01-21: Added link for hugepages
  • 2020-11-11: Modifications made to the table; additional links added
  • 2017-12-26: Minor edit. Corrected spelling error.
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