Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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


The domain name of the system is set by using the system domain-name command. A domain name can include letters, numbers, hyphens (-), and periods (.).

Note: The system domain-name and system domain-search commands are mutually exclusive. Only one of the two commands can be configured at any one time.

The following table shows how to set the domain name of the system to mydomain.com.

To set the domain name of the system, perform the following steps in configuration mode.

Table 1. Setting the domain name of the system
Step Command
Set the domain name.
vyatta@R1# set system domain-name mydomain.com
Commit the change.
vyatta@R1# commit
Show the configuration.
vyatta@R1# show system domain-name domain-name mydomain.com