Replace your legion of small network devices with a single instance today!
Improve your GCP infrastructure with VyOS
VyOS is a 100% open-source, community-driven network OS designed to reshape networking from a continuous loop of troubleshooting into a series of easily manageable, well-defined processes. We offer an advanced all-in-one NOS, which is more than a simple router or firewall.
Combine Google technologies, open-source software, and Google-backed security with VyOS to ensure connectivity needed for your operations
Common use cases
Connect your Google Cloud infrastructure and remote sites using a plethora of tunneling and encryption protocols: GRE, VXLAN, IPSec, IPIP, SIT.
Provide secure access for road-warrior users with a VPN concentrator: PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN, WireGuard
Limit access to sensitive data or valuable resources with a powerful firewall: stateful, zone-based, with source and destination NAT support
Manage your network and control traffic flows from a centralized hub – the VyOS Command Line Interface.
The combination of Google Cloud console, our CLI and simple configuration/automation management with DevOps tools of your choice, you are always in control of your network with VyOS. Best part? You can deploy VyOS on GCP utilizing the prebuilt image from the marketplace. There are no additional requirements, and the entire setup takes as little as 8 steps.
- Open your project on the Google Cloud Console.
- Navigate to the SSH Keys tab from the Metadata page and add “vyos” with vyos as username and ssh-rsa key.
- Open the VyOS solution Google’s Marketplace and click on the LAUNCH ON COMPUTE ENGINE button.
- Adjust the options on the deployment page:
a. enter instance name,
b. select zone,
c. select machine type with respect to your traffic, features, and requirements,
d. select the network to connect the interface,
e. enable IP forwarding.
- You’ll see the link to a newly created compute instance on the right side of the page after the deployment process is complete.
- Open the settings tab and add additional network tags if you need more ports on the instance.
- Open the “VM instances” page in Google Cloud Console or click on the instance link directly to open the details and check it’s External IP.
- Use your SSH client with the private key for the VyOS user and connect to the instance.
What our customers say
— Pavlin Dulev
— Layne Jester from RedShield Security
— Head of IT - Enterprise Automation Foxit Software
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— Simon Östling, "Arrow Electronics"
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— Anthony Grevich, "Platform9"
— Reto Giezendanner, "Flow Swiss AG"
VyOS was originally designed as a software router with hypervisors in mind. This choice allowed us to grow into a NOS that helps you to explore the full potential of Google Cloud.
Utilize the full power of Google’s 100+ edge locations as VyOS enables you to diversify connections even more with its support of failover variants.
VyOs is essentially a centralized performance and management solution effectively eliminating the need to invest in and maintain multiple computing instances.
The only thing limiting your performance with VyOS is the lack of computing resource availability. Need more juice? Move to a more powerful instance and process extra traffic without a hiccup.
Connect your cloud environment, office, and dedicated infrastructure safely with an array of VPN technologies, including DMVPN.
You can deploy and manage your GCP network infrastructure with your tools of choice, including Hashicorp’s Terraform and Red Hat Ansible.
VyOS is a community-driven project. Our entire codebase is open for auditing, customized image builds, and contribution.
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