Running the vMX on VMWare Fusion

Running the vMX on VMWare Fusion

Having hardware to test configuration changes, new deployments, or troubleshooting an issue is very useful, and it is often the best way to replicate how an idea will work in a real environment. That being said with the introduction of virtual platforms we now have an acceptable alternative to real hardware in many cases. There are sometimes instances where having access to a dedicated virtual lab is not possible nor practical. Being able to run virtual platforms on your local system is very useful for such cases.

While MacOS has the ability to run KVM-based appliances, sometimes it is just easier to use VMWare Fusion. With a little preparation anyone can run the Juniper’s Virtual MX (vMX) platform on VMWare Fusion. So without further ado, this guide will help you run the vMX on VMWare Fusion.

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…And We’re Back!

After an insanely long hiatus it is finally time to bring this blog online, and start venturing into technology again. In addition to the pure technology posts, there may be some additional subjects that will be explored as well. Some very clearly-labeled opinion pieces will be added based on the author’s experiences. One or two technical posts will be coming up in the next few days.

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