So after an long search through Juniper’s documentation, the link below lead me to the answer on how to get into the switch VM for a new install of an NFX-250. I’m putting this here for future reference. I’ll expand this later when I have time.
Great, Consolidated Resource for JUNOS Packet Capture
In the link below, is an excellent explanation of packet capture and interface traffic monitoring. It also does an excellent job of explaining the difference of capturing traffic to the junos device and transit traffic passing through the device.
Also, here’s an excellent poster explaining the breakdown of the monitor command in the link below.
How to Setup vQFX on VMWare ESXi
I found an excellent link over at blog of @DOOR7302 that includes the process of setting up vQFX on ESXi. I’m going to attempt this later. The link is below…
Juniper Learning Bite for vMX on VMWare ESXi
Juniper has released a video on demand training for deploying vMX on VMware ESXi. It’s about 25 minutes long and completely free to view. The link is below.
Deploying vMX on ESXi Learning Byte
Note: If you watch the video, please forgive the cheesy guitar riff at the beginning.