Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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

Example of upgrading the ISO

The following example shows how to use add system image to upgrade the xxx.iso system image, where xxx is the file name of the ISO image that you have downloaded. The following example uses the 2009 image.

vyatta@vyatta:~$ add system image /home/vyatta/vyatta-2009-base.iso
Welcome to the DANOS - Vyatta NOS Edition image installer.
Checking MD5 checksums of files on the ISO image...OK.
Executing installer from downloaded image...
What would you like to name this image? [2009.09091217]: 
This image will be named: 2009.09091217
Would you like to save the current configuration 
directory and config file? (Yes/No) [Yes]: 
Saving current configuration...
Would you like to save the SSH host keys from your 
current configuration? (Yes/No) [Yes]: 
Saving SSH keys...
Copying squashfs image...
Copying kernel and initrd images...
Copying saved configuration to config partition.
Copying saved SSH host keys.
Copied machine-id: 05537b411843b2b33b0db9b33f79595a


The following example shows how to display installed images.

vyatta@vyatta:~$ show system image
The system currently has the following image(s) installed:
   1: xxx (default boot)
   2: yyy (running version)