Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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

NETCONF error: "subsystem request failed"

Condition

You ran a command like this:

$ ssh vyatta@192.168.252.183 -s netconf

And you see an error like this:

Welcome to DANOS - Vyatta NOS Edition

vyatta@192.168.252.183's password:
subsystem request failed on channel 0

Cause

You tried to initiate a NETCONF session with the Vyatta NOS device, but the service is not configured on the device.

Remedy

Configure set service netconf on Vyatta NOS.