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.

Customizing the configuration

To customize your configuration, follow the steps in this procedure for the configuration customization screen.

  1. In the left menu bar, select Processor.
  2. Click the Configuration option on the right pane, then click Copy host CPU configuration.
  3. Click Apply.
  4. In the left menu bar, select NIC :e9:8e:24. The Virtual Network Interface configuration screen is displayed.
  5. From the Device model: drop‐down list, select virtio to enable the enhanced virtual network interface driver. Click Apply.
    Note: Currently virtio is the only NIC driver supported in KVM for Vyatta router.
  6. Select Disk 1 in the left menu. The Virtual Disk screen is displayed.
  7. From the Disk Bus: drop‐down list, select Virtio to enable the enhanced virtual disk driver. Leave other fields at their default values. Click Apply.
  8. Remove any devices that are not required (such as the Sound device) by selecting the device and clicking Remove.
  9. At the top left of the screen, click Begin Installation.

    The new virtual machine is created and begins to run in a separate window. When the Vyatta router finishes loading, the Vyatta login prompt appears in the virtual machine console.

At this point, test your installation.