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Contrail Networking Fabric Lifecycle Management Guide


Use this guide to understand Contrail Networking underlay management and managing data center devices. This guide also provides information on integrating VMware with Contrail Networking fabric and extending Contrail Networking to bare metal servers.

Contrail Networking product documentation is organized into multiple guides as shown in Table 1, according to the task you want to perform or the deployment scenario.

Table 1: Contrail Networking Guides

Guide NameDescription

Contrail Networking Installation and Upgrade Guide

Provides step-by-step instructions to install and bring up Contrail and its various components.

Contrail Networking Deployment Guide

Provides information about the next steps to be taken after a successful installation of Contrail.

Contrail Networking Fabric Lifecycle Management Guide

Provides information about Contrail underlay management and data center automation.

Contrail Networking and Security User Guide

Provides information about creating and orchestrating highly secure virtual networks.

Contrail Networking Service Provider Focused Features Guide

Provides information about the features that are used by service providers.

Contrail Networking Analytics and Troubleshooting Guide

Provides information about AppFormix and Contrail analytics.