Major Features

Feature Name

  • Feature Name: odl-netvirt-openstack
  • Feature URL: odl-netvirt-openstack
  • Feature Description: NetVirt is a network virtualization solution that includes the following components as well as others: Open vSwitch based virtualization for software switches, Hardware VTEP for hardware switches, Service Function Chaining support within a virtualized environment, support for OVS and DPDK-accelerated OVS data paths, L3VPN (BGPVPN), EVPN, ELAN, distributed L2 and L3, NAT and Floating IPs, IPv6, Security Groups, MAC and IP learning.
  • Top Level: Yes
  • User Facing: Yes
  • Experimental: No
  • CSIT Test: NetVirt CSIT


Security Considerations

No known issues.

Quality Assurance


Nothing beyond general migration requirements.


Nothing beyond general compatibility requirements.

Bugs Fixed

Known Issues


SFC Netvirt as well as COE Netvirt Integration is reaching an EOL due to lack of support from respective projects. COE Netvirt CSIT jobs are already disabled, SFC is deprecated for Sodium, and soon to be removed for Magnesium, if required support does not come from SFC project.



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