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.

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Hardware support

This release supports the following set of hardware.

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.

Note: Vyatta NOS supports the Wind River Accelerated Virtual Port (AVP) poll-mode virtual NIC driver.
Note: Vyatta NOS no longer supports the Broadcom 57810 Converged Network Adapter (CNA).

100 Gigabit

Vendor and modelVendor IDDevice ID
Mellanox MT27800 (ConnectX-5) MLX4 0x15b30x1003, 0x1004, 0x1007
Mellanox MT27800 (ConnectX-5) MLX5 015b3 0x1013, 0x1014, 0x1015, 0x1016, 0x1017, 0x1018, 0x1019, 0x101a, 0xa2d2, 0xa2d3

10/40 Gigabit

Vendor and modelVendor IDDevice ID
Mellanox ConnectX-40x15b3 0x1013
Mellanox ConnectX-4 VF 015b3 0x1014
Mellanox ConnectX-4 LX0x15b3 0x1015
Mellanox ConnectX-4 LXVF0x15b30x1016

10 Gigabit

Vendor and modelVendor IDDevice IDComments
Mellanox ConnectX-3 0x15b30x1003Dual SFP+
Mellanox ConnectX-3 VF015b3 0x1004
Mellanox ConnectX-3 PRO 0x15b30x1007
Intel X5520x8086 0x15AC
HPE Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 561T Adapter 0x80860x1528HP Dual 10Gb Copper PCI x8 card based on Intel X540 chipset
Intel X540-T10x80860x1528 RJ-45 Copper (X540)
Intel X540-T2 0x80860x1528, 0x1515 Dual RJ-45 Copper (X540)
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560SFP+ Adapter0x8086 0x10FB HP Dual 10Gb Fiber Optic PCI x8 slot card based on Intel 82599ES chipset
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560FLR-SFP+ Adapter 0x80860x10FBHP Dual 10Gb Fiber Optic FlexibleLOM card based on 82599ES chipset
Intel X520-SR10x8086 0x10FBFiber Optic (82599ES)
Intel X520-SR2 0x8086 0x154DDual 10 GbE with SFP+ (82599EB)
Intel X520-DA2 0x8086 0x10FB Dual SFP+ Direct Attach Copper (82599ES)
Intel X520-LR1 0x8086 0x10FB Fiber Optic (82599ES)
Intel X520-DA10x80860x10FBSFP+ Direct Attach Copper (82599ES)
Intel X520-DA2 OCP0x8086 0x10FBDual Copper (82599ES)

1 Gigabit

Vendor and modelVendor IDDevice IDComments
Intel I210-T1 0x80860x1533 Single port 1GbE copper
Intel I350-T2 0x80860x1521 Dual RJ-45 Copper (I350)
Intel I350-T4 0x8086 0x1521Quad RJ-45 Copper (I350)
Intel Gigabit ET 0x8086 0x10C9Dual RJ-45 Copper (82576)
Intel Gigabit CT 0x80860x10D3Copper (82574L)

Supported SFP and SFP transceivers

Vyatta NOS supports a range of SFP and SFP transceivers.

100 GE

  • 100 GE LR4 (QSFP28): Finisar FTLC1154RDPL4

25 GE

  • 25 GE LR (SFP28): Finisar FTLF8536W4BTL

10 GE

  • 10 GE SR (SFP): Finisar FTLX8574D3BCL
  • 10 GE LR (SFP): Finisar FTLX1475D3BCL
  • 10 GE ER (SFP): Finisar FTLX167D3BCL
  • 10 GE LR (SFP): Finisar FTLX1475D3BTL
  • 10 GE ER (SFP): Finisar FTLX1672D3BTL

1 GE

  • 1 GE-Copper: Finisar FCLF8522P2BTL
  • 1 GE (SFP): Finisar FTLF8519P3BNL
  • 1 GE LX (SFP): Finisar FTLF1318P3BTL
  • 1 GE (SFP): Finisar FTLF1518P1BTL
  • 1 GE LX (SFP): Finisar FTLF1318P3BTL
  • 1 GE EX (SFP): Finisar FTLF1421P1BTL-RN
  • 1 GE ZX (SFP): Finisar FTLF1518P1BTL