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VyOS Universal Router

Product Overview

Experience the unparalleled functionality of the VyOS Universal Router

An open-source network operating system underpinned by the robust Debian GNU/Linux. Crafted with the modern IT landscape in mind, VyOS Universal Router delivers a command line interface similar to traditional hardware routers but without complex licensing or artificial limitations.
Its API-driven architecture and fully open-source code make it a game-changer in the industry.

VyOS Universal Router thrives on bare metal and all major hypervisors and cloud platforms.

Scales seamlessly from small devices to multi-core/nic instances With this flexibility, you can harmonize your on-premises and cloud networks, eliminating the need for costly, proprietary VPN solutions. Deploy VyOS Universal Router to create cost-effective, robust remote access VPNs for your off-site personnel or site-to-site VPNs

Equipped with an exhaustive suite of features, VyOS Universal Router goes beyond what’s expected from a router.

From sophisticated routing protocols like BGP, OSPF, and RIP to advanced VPN and tunneling protocols, including IPsec, VTI, L2TP, OpenVPN, Wireguard, GRE, IPIP, SIT, VXLAN, L2TPv3, GENEVE, we have you covered. Enjoy enhanced security with an interface and zone-based firewalls, NAT, and high availability features such as VRRP and connection table synchronization. VyOS Universal Router also offers QoS, NetFlow, sFlow traffic accounting, and Telegraf for enhanced telemetry.

VyOS Universal Router simplifies network management like never before.

Benefit from image-based upgrades that allow you to revert to previous versions with ease Stateful Command Line Interface (CLI) with commit and rollback capabilities, as well as built-in config versioning and archiving.

Automation is the cornerstone of modern IT management, and VyOS Universal Router doesn’t fall short.

With built-in SaltStack integration and an official Ansible module, and Terraform support, automate your configuration workflow effortlessly. VyOS Universal Router provides an HTTP API for those bespoke automation solutions, offering endless possibilities for network configuration and management. Experience the future of multi-cloud networking with VyOS Universal Router, where power, flexibility, and reliability come together for an unmatched networking solution.

Standard Support Included

By default, the VyOS Universal Router includes Standard support, providing significant benefits for users:

  • Email Support with 10 annual tickets included, offering direct access to expert help.
  • Next-business-day SLA for Severity 1 / 2 incidents, ensuring rapid response to critical issues.
  • Access to Universal ISO.

To activate these support benefits, customers need to contact after deploying their first instance.


  • support IPv4 and IPv6 and all major dynamic routing protocols: BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, RIP. Also multicast, BFD, BFD, and many other protocol extensions
  • support various VPN and tunneling protocols: OpenVPN, WireGuard, IPSec, L2TP, VXLAN, GENEVE, GRE
  • provides flexibility for firewall, NAT, and PBR configurations
  • can work in redundant groups to provide improved reliability

Editor Details

VyOS EMEA provides a wide list of services for multi-services and multi-vendor networking infrastructure: expertise, consulting, and maintenance. The company is also a maintainer of its operating system for routers, firewalls, and VPN instances.

Maintainer Details

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Version Details

VyOS is available in the following versions:

  • 1.3.5


The price is EUR 0.2 per CPU core per hour, with a cap of price for 4 CPU cores.

Standard support is included, details are at Support subscription can be upgraded, contact for details.

Usage & Technical Prerequisites

Minimal requirements:

  • 1 GB RAM and 2 CPU cores for simple configs
  • 4 GB RAM and 4 CPU cores for complex configs

Forwarding performance

  • Depends on assigned computing resources and used features.


  • Password reset is not supported, but you can use a password generated during deployment for access.

Technical Documentation

After deployment, CLI is available via SSH connection. Use the “vyos” username and a password generated during deployment or a preconfigured SSH key for authentication.

Documentation can be found at

Service and Support

All questions related to the VyOS should be addressed to support:

Terms of Service

By using this product, you agree to terms and conditions according to the