Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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

Before you begin

To deploy Vyatta NOS within the AWS environment, you must be familiar with AWS and VPCs.

Prerequisites for your AWS account

  • You need an AWS account. Sign up for an AWS account at http://aws.amazon.com/
  • You must be able to log on to the AWS Management Console.

Prerequisite AWS knowledge

You will need a good understanding of at least the following AWS documentation:

You must also be knowledgeable about the particular AWS services that you will use. You can get AWS documentation at http://aws.amazon.com/documentation/.

Prerequisite AWS skills

You will need to be familiar with the following AWS tasks:

  • Create a VPC subnet
  • Create and attach an Amazon VPC Internet gateway to the VPC
  • Set up routing in the VPC to enable traffic to flow between the VPC subnet and the Internet
  • Set up a security group to control inbound and outbound traffic for the instances that are launched within the VPC
  • Launch a Linux, UNIX, or Windows AMI instance in the VPC
  • Create a key pair and assign it to an instance
  • Assign an Elastic IP address to an instance
  • Connect to a Linux or UNIX instance remotely by SSH protocol; or connect to a Windows instance by RDP protocol.

Learning about AWS

More resources, in case you wish know more about AWS beyond the scope of the Vyatta AMI implementation.

Table 1. Amazon web services reference documentation
Topic Location
AWS
Introduction to AWS webinar in the Solutions playlist

http://aws.amazon.com/resources/webinars

AWS documentation library

http://aws.amazon.com/documentation

Amazon EC2
Amazon EC2 documentation index

http://aws.amazon.com/documentation/ec2

Amazon EC2 Getting Started Guide

http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/AWSEC2/latest/GettingStartedGuide

Amazon EC2 User Guide

http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide

Amazon VPC documentation index

http://aws.amazon.com/documentation/vpc

Amazon VPC
Amazon VPC Getting Started Guide

http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/AmazonVPC/latest/GettingStartedGuide

Amazon VPC User Guide

http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/AmazonVPC/latest/UserGuide