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Lab Requirements for This Example

 

Table 1 lists the hardware and software requirements for installing Contrail Networking.

Table 1: Hardware and Software Requirements

Component

Requirements

Contrail Command Server

4 vCPU

32G RAM

100G Disk (88GB)

Contrail Cluster Server

12 vCPU

64G RAM

400G Disk (366 GB)

Contrail Insights Server

8 vCPU

16G RAM

100G Disk (88 GB)

Contrail Insights Flow Server

8 vCPU

16G RAM

100G Disk (88 GB)

Compute Node 1

Compute Node 2

4 vCPU

16G RAM

100G Disk (88 GB)

All servers (VMs) that make up the cluster are running CentOS 7.8 minimal as the operating system. The supported CentOS version varies according the Contrail Networking release. For an updated list, refer tohttps://www.juniper.net/documentation/en_US/release-independent/contrail/topics/

reference/contrail-supported-platforms.pdf
.

You need to configure NICs for each server. For this example, the following interfaces are configured:

  • ens192—lab management/external access

  • ens224—fabric management

  • ens256—connected to leaf devices (Cluster and Compute Nodes)

For detailed information about the hardware and software requirements, see the Server Requirements and Supported Platforms topic in Contrail Networking Installation and Upgrade Guide.