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My virtual SRX doesn't see any phisical interface!!

  • 1.  My virtual SRX doesn't see any phisical interface!!

    Posted 12-08-2016 14:58

    My virtual SRX doesn't see any phisical interface. I am talking about  of the "ge" interfaces. i have the same problem both in vmware and in qemu. i don't understand the problem.. in my setting i have one interface! where am i wrong? can you help me to solve this problem? how can i fix it? in the following screenshots i used QEMU:

     

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  • 2.  RE: My virtual SRX doesn't see any phisical interface!!

     
    Posted 12-09-2016 22:44

    Hi Andrea,

     

    I can understand from the snapshot that you are trying to add the E1000 network adaptor to the machine. 

     

    Please power off the vSRX and add networks adaptor as VMXNET3 and test of the interfaces are visible or not. First adaptor will automatically will get assigned to Fxp0 ,so you can add mutliple to adaptor for getting ge-0/0/x interfaces on the device.

     

    Also refer the below mentioned link for underlying HW requriements of vSRX deployement on vmware and KVM:

     

    http://www.juniper.net/techpubs/en_US/vsrx15.1x49/topics/reference/general/security-vsrx-vmware-system-requirement.html

     

    http://www.juniper.net/techpubs/en_US/vsrx15.1x49/topics/reference/general/security-vsrx-system-requirement-with-kvm.html

     

    if this does not work then provide me with the output of "show chassis fpc pic-status"

     

    Regards,

    Rishi

     

     

     

     



  • 3.  RE: My virtual SRX doesn't see any phisical interface!!

     
    Posted 12-10-2016 18:47

    Hello,

     

    vSRX1.0 supports E1000 adapters. Only from vSRX2.0 onwards we recommend using VMXNET3 or SRIOV.

    Are you trying to run vSRX1.0 through Fusion?

    If yes, as Rishi pointed out, can you share output of 'show chassis fpc pic-status'?

     

    Regards,

     

    Rushi



  • 4.  RE: My virtual SRX doesn't see any phisical interface!!

    Posted 12-11-2016 05:33

    i solved the problem! the problem wasn't the interface type, but the few system resources that i gave to my virtual machine. i read the document about the system requirement for vSRX linked by Rsurana. i gave it one vCPU and 2GB ram memory. it wasn't enough.. currently my virtual machine has 2 vCPU, 4GB ram memory, and 8 e1000 network adapters. with these settings my virtual SRX works. for a simple gns3 lab these settings seems too heavy for me.. but, it's ok.. the important thing is that it works 🙂 thanks you guys!

     

     

    .. First adaptor will automatically will get assigned to Fxp0 ,so you can add mutliple to adaptor for getting ge-0/0/x interfaces on the device..

     

    now that my vSRX works, i can check my virtual interfaces, but where is my management interface? why i don't see it in the "show interfaces terse" output?

    root@srx-headq-pr> show interfaces terse    
    Interface               Admin Link Proto    Local                 Remote
    ge-0/0/0                up    up  
    ge-0/0/0.0              up    up   inet     192.168.100.254/24
    gr-0/0/0                up    up  
    ip-0/0/0                up    up  
    lsq-0/0/0               up    up  
    lt-0/0/0                up    up  
    mt-0/0/0                up    up  
    sp-0/0/0                up    up  
    sp-0/0/0.0              up    up   inet    
                                       inet6   
    sp-0/0/0.16383          up    up   inet     10.0.0.1            --> 10.0.0.16
                                                10.0.0.6            --> 0/0
                                                128.0.0.1           --> 128.0.1.16
                                                128.0.0.6           --> 0/0
    ge-0/0/1                up    up  
    ge-0/0/1.0              up    up   inet     192.168.200.254/24
    ge-0/0/2                up    up  
    ge-0/0/2.0              up    up   inet     93.12.12.10/28  
    ge-0/0/3                up    up  
    ge-0/0/3.0              up    up  
    ge-0/0/4                up    up  
    ge-0/0/5                up    up  
    ge-0/0/6                up    up        
    ge-0/0/7                up    up  
    dsc                     up    up  
    gre                     up    up  
    ipip                    up    up  
    irb                     up    up  
    lo0                     up    up  
    lo0.16384               up    up   inet     127.0.0.1           --> 0/0
    lo0.16385               up    up   inet     10.0.0.1            --> 0/0
                                                10.0.0.16           --> 0/0
                                                128.0.0.1           --> 0/0
                                                128.0.0.4           --> 0/0
                                                128.0.1.16          --> 0/0
    lo0.32768               up    up  
    lsi                     up    up  
    mtun                    up    up  
    pimd                    up    up  
    pime                    up    up  
    pp0                     up    up  
    ppd0                    up    up  
    ppe0                    up    up  
    st0                     up    up  
    tap                     up    up  
    vlan                    up    down      
    
    root@srx-headq-pr> 
    
    root@srx-headq-pr> 
    
    root@srx-headq-pr> 
    
    root@srx-headq-pr> 
    
    root@srx-headq-pr> show chassis fpc pic-status    
    Slot 0   Online       Virtual FPC
      PIC 0  Online       Virtual GE
    
    root@srx-headq-pr>   

     



  • 5.  RE: My virtual SRX doesn't see any phisical interface!!

     
    Posted 12-11-2016 20:23

    Hello,

     

    ge-0/0/0 is used as a management interface on vSRX1 i.e. firefly perimeter on standalone vSRX.

    On cluster or on vSRX2.0 (with or without cluster) you will see fxp0 for management.

     

    Regards,

     

    Rushi



  • 6.  RE: My virtual SRX doesn't see any phisical interface!!

    Posted 02-13-2020 20:10

    Hello . I am also having my virtual vsrx problem just like you have encountered. Can you guide me how to fix that error (error on vsrx does not have physical interface ge)

     



  • 7.  RE: My virtual SRX doesn't see any phisical interface!!

    Posted 01-23-2018 06:38

    Hi guys, 

     

    well i am facing the same issue the difference is that i am using UNL instead of GNS3 

    i am using the vSRX  version : 

     


    root> show version
    Model: vsrx
    Junos: 17.3R1.10
    JUNOS Software Release [17.3R1.10]

     


    root> show chassis fpc pic-status
    Slot 0 Present FPC

     

    i checked your comment and honestly i could  not play with the adapter etc. as it seems i don't have this option within UNL. 

     

    can you please advice or help with this ? 

     

    highly appreciated

     

    BR

     

    fadi



  • 8.  RE: My virtual SRX doesn't see any phisical interface!!

    Posted 10-21-2019 06:21

    Hello guys,

    I'am facing the same issue with vsrx 15 on GNS3 
    I have the fxp0 working correctly but not the others interfaces 
    i tried vmxnet and all the option as adapter but no success 

    show chassis fpc pic-status    
    Slot 0   Online       FPC
      PIC 0  Online       VSRX DPDK GE
    
    
    show interfaces terse 
    Interface               Admin Link Proto    Local                 Remote
    ge-0/0/0                up    up
    ge-0/0/0.0              up    up   inet     10.10.10.2/24   
    gr-0/0/0                up    up
    ip-0/0/0                up    up
    lsq-0/0/0               up    up
    lt-0/0/0                up    up
    mt-0/0/0                up    up
    sp-0/0/0                up    up
    sp-0/0/0.0              up    up   inet    
                                       inet6   
    sp-0/0/0.16383          up    up   inet    
    ge-0/0/1                up    up
    ge-0/0/1.0              up    up   inet     10.10.10.3/24   
    ge-0/0/2                up    up
    ge-0/0/2.0              up    up   inet     10.10.10.4/24   
    ge-0/0/3                up    up
    ge-0/0/3.0              up    up   inet     10.10.10.5/24   
    ge-0/0/4                up    up
    ge-0/0/4.0              up    up   inet     10.10.10.6/24   
    dsc                     up    up
    em0                     up    up
    em0.0                   up    up   inet     128.0.0.1/2     
    ---(more)---
    

     

    Can someone help me please ?

     

     



  • 9.  RE: My virtual SRX doesn't see any phisical interface!!

    Posted 02-19-2020 08:09

    Make sure the adapters are set to VMXMET3  if they are grayed out then remove the network adapter and readd changing them to VMXMET3 at that time.  When you run the "show chassis fpc pic-status" command it should show online not just present.  If it stays present for a long time (over 20 mins) then try reseting slot 0.  They line up as mentioned previously with fxp0 as the mgmt then when clustered it goes:

     

    fxp0 -mgmt

    em0 - (HA-Control)

    ge-0/0/0 - fab0 (HA-Fab)

    ge-0/0/1 - first usable for reth or whatever