VyOS on VMware

VyOS is a Debian GNU / Linux-based network OS that provides software-based network routing, VPN and firewall functionality. We offer a unified experience that combines the convenience of a CLI and networking tools.

Bring your virtualized infrastructure closer to bare metal and cloud, establish secure access to road warrior users and manage each connection to and from virtual machines while securing internal resources with a single networking solution.

  • Automation Friendly

    Automation Friendly

    VyOS is configurable via hde OVF environment and works with Ansible, SaltStack and NAPALM for additional DevOps flexibility.

  • Advanced Routing & Networking

    Advanced Routing & Networking

    FRRouting (OSPF, BGP, PBR) and a wide selection of network services (DHCP, TFTP, PPPoE, IPv6 RA, QoS, and more) are at your disposal.

  • Reliable Connection

    Reliable Connection

    Secure the connections between physical locations, remote sites and cloud environments using advanced traffic control and encryption.

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Common use cases

  • Reliable Connection

    Reliable Connection

    Effortlessly connect VMware clusters to the internet, private networks and public clouds.

  • VXLAN Gateway

    VXLAN Gateway

    Establish gateways between different VXLANs, virtualized and nonvirtualized networks across remote locations.

  • Multi-protocol VPN Gateway

    Multi-protocol VPN Gateway

    Protect your infrastructure with support for multiple VPN protocols including IPsec, OpenVPN, IP-in-IP, GRE and DMVPN.

  • Edge Gateway

    Edge Gateway

    Make use of support for OSPF, BGP and VRRP and add custom scripts and health checks using VyOS.

Technical specifications

VyOS guarantees top-notch performance if deployed on either standalone ESXi or vCenter, given you meet the minimal technical requirements for production use.

  • Minimal specifications

    • Processor

      1 VCPU
    • Memory

      512 MB
    • Storage

      4 GB
  • Recommended specifications

    • Processor

      1 VCPU
    • Memory

      1 GB
    • Storage

      10 GB

VMware Partner


  • vSphere 6.71

    vSphere 6.71

    Status PartnerStatus Partner

  • vSphere 6.5

    vSphere 6.5

    Status PartnerStatus Partner

  • vSphere 6.0

    vSphere 6.0

    Status PartnerStatus Partner

VyOS has been validated by VMware through their tests in both pre-configured and ready-to-use testbeds, passing every check with flying colors. Not only has this earned us a VMware partner badge, but the validation also serves as a proof of our customers having an improved experience using VyOS on VMware technologies.

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Why VyOS?

Secure and reliable interconnection between remote sites, such as clouds and physical offices through a reliable open-source network operating system with all the benefits of premium software.

24 / 7 / 365 support available

Self-support subscriptions option

Tier-based SLA support for end users, MSPs and VARs

Proven performance in combination with VMware

Simple to install OVA and automated version control

A flexible CLI for inspection, backup and management

Full VMware support and access to VMware tools out of the box

Feature-rich NOS with simple and zone-based firewall support, availability of multiple tunneling and VPN protocols

100% open source


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What Our Customers Say

More than 500 businesses use VyOS globally.


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More than 500 businesses use VyOS globally.

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