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VYATTA - The Easy Tutorial - Case Study 9 - Packages

Vyatta Case 9 - Packages
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Case Study 1 - Static routes (VC 2.0)
Case Study 2 - OSPF simple (VC 2.0)
Case Study 3 - OSPF advanced (VC 2.0)
Case Study 4 - BGP (VC 3.0)
Case Study 5 - VRRP (VC 2.2)
Case Study 6 - NAT (VC 2.0)
Case Study 7 - DHCP (VC 2.2)
Case Study 8 - IPSec (VC 2.2)
Case Study 9 - Packages (VC 3.0)
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Vyatta version used: VC 3.0 Oct 29, 2007
PRINCIPLE:

As already indicated in the introduction page, the Vyatta router runs over a Debian platform.
Contrary to the commercial routers like Cisco Systems or Juniper where you cannot access the Operating systems based on Unix kernels, Vyatta gives you the opportunity to access the Debian Linux.

The goal is not to play with the Linux files, with the risk of damaging the system and thus the router, but to install useful programs very simply with packages exactly as you would do it for on a "pure" Debian system.

For example, you could be interested in installing the great OpenVPN tool used to build site-to-site SSL VPNs.



CONFIGURATIONS:

Let's follow the steps to install a piece of software:

Log in with the root user. If you are connected on the Vyatta router platform, log off with the "exit" command.
The default password root is "vyatta".

Check the Debian version you have:

vyatta:~#cat /etc/debian_version
4.0

We have a Debian version 4.0, also called "Etch".

Then add an official Debian "main" repository. "main" means that the software inside the repository is free and open source.
Find help about the Debian packages and the APT tools:

vyatta:~#vim /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian etch main
A huge number of Debian repositories are available. Try to find one close to your physical location for improved download time.

Update the available software list:

vyatta:~#apt-get update
Get:1 http://ftp.de.debian.org etch Release.gpg [378B]
Get:2 http://ftp.de.debian.org etch Release [58.2kB]
Get:3 http://archive.vyatta.com community Release.gpg [65B]
Get:4 http://archive.vyatta.com community Release [2691B]
Get:5 http://ftp.de.debian.org etch/main Packages [5629kB]
Get:6 http://archive.vyatta.com community/main Packages [115kB]
Fetched 5806kB in 43s (134kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done


Install the software (OpenVPN used in our example):

vyatta:~#apt-get install openvpn
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
    openvpn
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 10 not upgraded.
Need to get 337kB of archives.
After unpacking 918kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://ftp.de.debian.org etch/main openvpn 2.0.9-4 [337kB]
Fetched 337kB in 21s (15.9kB/s)
Preconfiguring packages ...
Selecting previously deselected package openvpn.
(Reading database ... 16970 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking openvpn (from .../openvpn_2.0.9-4_i386.deb) ...
Setting up openvpn (2.0.9-4) ...
Starting virtual private network daemon:.


Of course, if you want to configure your installed software, you have to do it at the Debian level and not at the Vyatta router platform level.





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