Vyatta Network OS Documentation

Learn how to install, configure and operate the Vyatta NOS, which helps drive our virtual networking & physical platforms portfolio.

Configuration

The Configuration screen allows you to configure system components. The configuration options available on this screen are the same as the configuration options available in Vyatta CLI. To learn about these options, refer to Vyatta NOS documentation.



The Toolbar area of the Configuration screen provides access to tools that are available for a given configuration command. The following buttons are available on the toolbar:

  • Hide Tips/Show Tips : Toggles between showing and hiding help tips within the Content area.
  • Show: Displays the proposed configuration. New or modified fields are indicated with a plus sign (+). Deleted fields are indicated with a minus sign (-). After the proposed configuration is committed and becomes the active configuration, these indicators are removed.
  • Load: Loads the specified configuration to become the active configuration. The configuration file specified can be local or remote.
  • Save: Saves the active configuration. The file can be stored either locally or remotely.
  • Discard: Discards any changes (indicated by yellow dots) that have been made before Commit is pressed.
  • Commit: Commits changes to the active configuration.

The Secondary navigation area allows you to navigate to the component you want to configure. As you progress down the navigation hierarchy, control is passed to the appropriate level within the hierarchy.

The Content area is where configuration is modified. The following buttons are available in context within the Content area:

  • Set: Confirms changes made to the current screen. Pressing Commit activates the changes.
  • Delete: Removes the selected configuration node. Pressing Commit activates the change.
  • Create: Creates a new configuration node. Pressing Commit activates the change.
  • Add: Adds an entry to a multivalue leaf node. Pressing Commit activates the change.
  • Trash can: Removes an entry from a multivalue leaf node. Pressing Commit activates the change.

The following indicators provide information regarding commands and configuration fields:

  • Bold text in the hierarchy: Indicates that the node is currently configured on the system.
  • Plain text in the hierarchy: Indicates that the node is not currently configured in the system but is available for configuration.
  • Red asterisk: Indicates that a field is a required field.
  • Yellow dot: Indicates that the configuration has been modified. A - inside the dot indicates that the node is to be deleted. Pressing Commit activates the change.
  • Red dot: Indicates that the configuration is in error and must be changed before it is accepted.