Deploying OpenContrail


The controller software is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

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The network virtualization architecture deep dive slides and overview provide a summary of the software architecture. For additional details, read the OpenContrail software architecture document.

OpenContrail Quick Start Guide

For a quick install and testing OpenContrail, please refer to the quick start guide.

OpenContrail API Documentation

The documentation guides for each realease can be found in the below links.

Release 3.0

Release 3.1

Release 3.2

Release 4.0

Release 4.1

Release 5.0


OpenContrail can be tested and deployed using the methods listed in the quickstart guide.  The instructions for installation are listed in the quick start document. We highly recommend reading the detailed Installation Guide to go through the minimum requirements and get a sense of the installation process before you jump in.

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