Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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

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Hardware support

This release includes some hardware updates and additional support.

Supported NICs

The Vyatta NOS works with a range network interface cards (NICs) that are supported by the Vyatta NOS dataplane for bare-metal installations, PCI-passthrough, or SR-IOV configurations.

NIC vendor and model Description Controller type
Intel 82598, 82598AF, 82598AT, 82598AT2, 8259EB, 82599EB, 82599EN, 82599ES (X520-2) Dual 10 GbE with SFP+ 82599EB
Intel 82599ES 10 GbE with SFI/SFP+
Intel X540T1, X540T2, X540AT2 Dual 10 GbE copper X540
Intel X520 Dual 10 GbE fiber
Intel 82504, 82545, 82546, 82571, 82572, 82573, 82574, 82583 1 GbE E1000-style single-queue device
Intel 82575, 82576, 82580, I350, I210, I211, I354, DH89XXC 1 GbE Multiqueue device
Intel Ethernet Controller XL710

Converged Network Adapter

XL710 10/40 GbE

I40E
Mellanox MT27800 (ConnectX-5) MLX4 & MLX5 100GE
Note: The Vyatta NOS supports the Wind River Accelerated Virtual Port (AVP) poll-mode virtual NIC driver.
Note: The Vyatta NOS no longer supports the Broadcom 57810 Converged Network Adapter (CNA).

Supported SFP and SFP+ transceivers

The Vyatta NOS supports a range of SFP and SFP+ transceivers.

  • 1GE-Copper: FCLF8522P2BTL
  • 1GE (SFP): FTLF8519P3BNL
  • 1GE LX (SFP): FTLF1318P3BTL
  • 1GE (SFP): FTLF1518P1BTL
  • 10GE SR (SFP+): FTLX8574D3BCL
  • 10GE LR (SFP+): FTLX1475D3BCL
  • 10GE ER (SFP+): FTLX1672D3BCL
  • 1GE-Copper: FCLF8522P2BTL
  • 1GE LX (SFP): FTLF1318P3BTL
  • 1GE EX (SFP): FTLF1421P1BTL-RN
  • 1GE ZX (SFP): FTLF1518P1BTL
  • 10GE LR (SFP+): FTLX1475D3BTL
  • 10GE ER (SFP+): FTLX1672D3BTL
  • 25GE LR (SFP28): FTLF8536W4BTL
  • 100GE LR4 (QSFP28): FTLC1154RDPL4