Category Archives: Networking

JunOS : Port forwarding on Juniper SRX

A friend of mine who was used to the legacy and EOL SSG/ScreenOS platform and he just jumped into the new world of SRX/JunOS gave me the motivation to write this article. As the syntax is quite different between the two platform, it may be harder to get at first and the following example should… Read More »

JunOS : Configure DNS forwarders on SRX device

If you want your SRX firewall to handle DNS requests on your network, you need to configure the forwarders to make this possible, in addition to a few other parameters. First, make sure you have no local forwarders set on the device itself as it cannot be used along with the dns-proxy service – if… Read More »

JunOS : logger: transfer-file failed to transfer /var/transfer/config/juniper.conf.gz

Having the following log error entry using the archival function to backup your configuration on your Juniper device? logger: transfer-file failed to transfer /var/transfer/config/re0.HostName_juniper.conf.gz_20181129_034459 I have experienced the following, where no further details provided, under the following conditions : – The backup server (ftp, sftp) is reachable and working properly – The credentials to the… Read More »

JunOS : LIBJNX_FILE_SYSTEM_FAIL: /var/transfer/config/: No such file or directory

Encountered such issue in your log file of your Juniper network device? LIBJNX_FILE_SYSTEM_FAIL: /var/transfer/config/: No such file or directory This is most likely related to your configuration archival (backup), with such statement :

This is most likely caused by filesystem corruption and/or inexisting transfer folder on the filesystem. To resolve this issue, enter into… Read More »

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

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,… Read More »