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If you want to join the work, just request an account and start editing. We've disabled registration to prevent
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spam attacks and make it possible for real users to edit without interference of captchas and spam checkers,
not to deter people from contributing.
Read the [[markup|formatting guide]] to learn the wiki syntax.
Click on any red link in the [[User_documentation|user documentation]] or [[create new page]].
The most straightforward way to expand the wiki is to rewrite the old [[VC6.5 documentation]], since VyOS remains
backwards-compatible with VC6.5. However, do not copy anything verbatim from it, since it's not under a free license,
write in your own words.
Lot of useful data is already present in existing [[Special:AllPages|pages]]. All it needs is to be refactored in the [[User_documentation|user documentation]].
You can also document specific setup and use cases, and add examples of configuring VyOS to interact with other systems,
such as those from the [[:Category:Interoperability|Interoperability]] category.

Revision as of 07:49, 5 April 2019

Welcome to the VyOS project, a Linux-based network operating system.

VyOS is a Linux-based network operating system that provides software-based network routing, firewall, and VPN functionality.

How it's different from other router distros?

  • Unified command line interface in the style of hardware routers.
  • Scriptable CLI
  • Stateful configuration system: prepare changes and commit at once or discard, view previous revisions or rollback to them, archive revisions to remote server, execute hooks at commit time...
  • Image-based upgrade: keep multiple versions on the same system and revert to previous image if something went wrong.
  • Not just firewall and VPN: includes routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF and complex routing policy language.
  • Runs on physical and virtual platforms alike: small x86 boards, big servers, KVM, Xen, VMWare, Hyper-V...
  • Completely free and open source, with documented internal APIs and build procedures.
  • Community driven: patches are welcome, all code, bugs, and nightly builds are public.

What can it do?

See the feature list.

What it looks like?

Here's a command line session example.

Vyos session.png

Wiki now closed for registrations due to migration

Wiki now closed for registration.

Currently under migration to two different places:

- VyOS Readthedocs


You can join effort at https://github.com/vyos/vyos-documentation

Get the Software

Current stable release: VyOS 1.2.0/release_notes (Crux)

Read about the versioning scheme.

Сurrent Downloads: https://support.vyos.io

Legacy Downloads: https://downloads.vyos.io.

Upgrading from previous versions or Vyatta Core

Check out the upgrade instructions.

Cloud services

Amazon EC2

The official AMI is available here VyOS on AWS Marketplace

Microsoft Azure

Official listing available here VyOS on Azure

Please send us feedback if you find any bugs!

Distribution infrastructure

You can verify the build signature against our public key.

VyOS images are hosted on multiple mirrors for better availability.