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.

system host-name <name>

Establishes the host name for the system.

set system host-name name
delete system host-name
show system host-name

By default, the host name is preconfigured to vyatta. If you delete the host name, or if you delete the system node, the default name is restored.

name
A name you want to give to the system. The name can contain only letters, numbers, and hyphens (-).

The default name is vyatta. If you delete the host name, or if you try to delete the system node, the host name reverts to the default name of vyatta.

Configuration mode


system {
    host-name name
}

Use this command to establish a host name for the system.

When you establish the name, the command prompt changes to reflect the new host name. To see the change in the prompt, you must log out of the system shell and log back in again.

Use the set form of this command to establish or change the host name.

Use the delete form of this command to restore the default host name of vyatta.

Use the show form of this command to display the host name.