Providing Intent Driven Automation Capabilities on Physical Network Elements

These topics describe how you can extend the existing Contrail Networking configuration node to provide intent driven automation capabilities on physical network elements such as top-of-rack (ToR) and end-of-row (EoR) switches, Spines, software-defined network (SDN) gateway, and virtual private network (VPN) gateways in the data center.

Contrail Networking Release 1908 provides:

For more information on managing a set of devices, bare metal servers (BMS), and physical network functions (PNF) in Contrail Networking as a fabric, see Fabric Overview.

For more information on image management and how to upload a new device image to the Contrail Networking fabric, see Image Management.

For more information on hitless software upgrade, see Hitless Software Upgrade of Data Center Devices Overview.