JunOS : Upgrade return ERROR: Package signature validation failed. Aborting install.

By | November 2, 2018

Experiencing the following error while upgrading JunOS?

Verify the signature of the new package
verify-sig: cannot validate certs.pem
certificate is not yet valid: /C=US/ST=CA/L=Sunnyvale/O=Juniper Networks/OU=Juniper CA/CN=PackageProductionRSA_2018/emailAddress=ca@juniper.net

ERROR: Package signature validation failed. Aborting install.

This error could be caused by incorrect date and time set on your device (back in time).

To validate the current value, enter in shell mode and issue the “date” command.

Example :

To set the date and time, use the command “date YYYMMDDHH.MM” (Year | Month | Day | Hour | Minute)

Example :

Then go back in “cli” mode and attempt the upgrade again

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