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VNFs Supported

CSO supports the Juniper Networks and third-party VNFs listed in Table 16.

Table 16: VNFs Supported by Contrail Service Orchestration

VNF Name


Network Functions Supported

Deployment Model Support

Element Management System Support

Juniper Networks vSRX

vSRX KVM Appliance 15.1X49-D133

  • 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.

Element Management System (EMS) microservice, which is included with CSO

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)



Centralized deployment

Junos Space Network Management Platform

Riverbed SteelHead


WAN optimization

Distributed deployment, NFX250 platform only

EMS microservice

Note: From CSO Release 3.3 onward, service chaining with the Silver Peak VX VNF is not supported.

Modified: 2018-04-13