Vyatta NOS documentation

Learn how to install, configure, and operate Vyatta Network Operating System (Vyatta NOS), which helps to drive our virtual networking and physical platforms portfolio.

Show Page Sections

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.

Table 1. Supported NICs
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 XL710Converged Network Adapter XL710 10/40 GbE I40E
Note: The Vyatta NOS supports the Wind River Accelerated Virtual Port (AVP) poll-mode virtual NIC driver.

Supported SFP and SFP+ transceivers

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

A VNF platform image that runs on a SuperMicro E300-8D system supports the following SFP and SFP+ transceivers:
  • Brocade/E1MG-SX-OM-1000BASE-SX
  • Brocade/E1MG-LX-OM-1000BASE-LX
  • Brocade/E1MG-LHA-OM-1000BASE-EX
  • Brocade/10G-SFPP-SR-10GBASE-SR
  • Brocade/10G-SFPP-LR-10GBASE-LR
  • Brocade/10G-SFPP-ER-10GBASE-ER