Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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

Verify the instance is working as expected

This section details how to verify the instance is working after logging into the system.

After you are logged on to the system, enter the following commands to confirm that it is working as expected.

To confirm that the instance is working as expected

  1. Confirm the IP address that is associated with the Ethernet interface.
    vyatta@vyatta:~$ show interfaces
    Codes: S - State, L - Link, u - Up, D - Down, A - Admin Down
    Interface        IP Address                        S/L  Description
    ---------        ----------                        ---  -----------
    dp0s0            10.0.1.20/24                      u/u
    vyatta@vyatta:~$
  2. Confirm that the instance has access to the Internet by using ping (press <Ctrl>+c to stop the output).
    vyatta@vyatta:~$ ping www.vyatta.com
    
    PING www.vyatta.com (76.74.103.45) 56(84) bytes of data.
    64 bytes from www.vyatta.com (76.74.103.45): icmp_req=1 ttl=46 time=74.4 ms
    64 bytes from www.vyatta.com (76.74.103.45): icmp_req=2 ttl=46 time=74.5 ms
    ^C
    ‐‐‐ www.vyatta.com ping statistics ‐‐‐
    2 packets transmitted, 2 received, 0% packet loss, time 1001ms
    rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 74.492/74.502/74.513/0.273 ms
    vyatta@vyatta:~$ ^C
    vyatta@vyatta:~$