Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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

Setting a username and password

You must set a username and an authentication password to create the minimum configuration that is required of a local service user.

To create the alice user with the password of secretpw, use the following command:

vyatta@vyatta# set resources service-users local user alice auth plaintext-password secretpw