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    VNFs Supported by the Cloud CPE Solution

    The Cloud CPE solution supports the Juniper Networks and third-party VNFs listed in Table 1

    Table 1: VNFs Supported by the Cloud CPE Solution

    VNF Name

    Network Functions Supported

    Deployment Model Support

    Element Management System Support

    Juniper Networks vSRX

    • Network Address Translation (NAT)
    • Demonstration version of Deep Packet Inspection (DPI)
    • Firewall
    • Unified Threat Management (UTM)
    • Centralized deployment
    • Distributed deployment supports NAT, firewall, and UTM

    EMS microservice

    LxCIPtable (a free, third party VNF based on Linux IP tables)

    • NAT
    • Firewall

    Centralized deployment

    EMS microservice

    Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR-1000V)

    Firewall

    Centralized deployment

    Junos Space Network Management Platform

    Riverbed Steelhead

    WAN optimization

    Distributed deployment, NFX250 platform only

    EMS microservice

    Silver Peak VX

    WAN optimization

    Distributed deployment, NFX250 platform only

    EMS microservice

    You must upload VNFs to the Contrail Cloud Platform for the centralized deployment after you install the Cloud CPE solution. You upload the VNF images for the distributed deployment through Administration Portal or API calls.

    You can use these VNFs in service chains and configure some settings for VNFs for a service chain in Network Service Designer. You can then view those configuration settings for a network service in Administration Portal. Customers can also configure some settings for the VNFs in their network services through Customer Portal. VNF configurations that customers specify in Customer Portal override VNF configurations that the person who designs network services specifies in Network Service Designer.

    Modified: 2017-02-05