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Software-Defined Networking (SDN) with OpenStack by Sreenivas Voruganti, Sriram Subramanian

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Chapter 8. OpenContrail Networking with OpenStack

In Chapter 7, Getting Started with OpenContrail, we introduced OpenContrail as an open source controller for SDN and NFV implementations. With its own virtual networking element (vRouter) and a powerful architecture, OpenContrail is among the most popular SDN platforms for OpenStack.

We covered an introduction to OpenContrail and OpenStack briefly in the previous chapter. In this chapter, we will go through this integration in more detail. Starting with a step-by-step guide for the integration, we will take you through the basic capabilities of OpenContrail. We will use the OpenContrail GUI and CLI to get a better understanding of the virtual networking capabilities. We will then look at the advanced ...

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