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Cloud-Native Contrail Networking Feature Guide

This guide provides an understanding of the features and tasks that you can configure for Juniper Cloud-Native Contrail® Networking™ (CN2). This guide is appropriate for administrators and operators who need to know how to use CN2.

Cloud-Native Contrail Networking brings Contrail's rich software-defined network (SDN) feature set to Kubernetes as a networking platform and container network interface (CNI). Redesigned for cloud native architectures, Cloud-Native Contrail Networking takes advantage of the benefits that Kubernetes offers, from ease of management to high scalability to high availability and more. This includes leveraging standard Kubernetes tools and practices to manage Contrail Networking throughout its life cycle.

Refer to Table 1 for additional CN2 documentation resources.

Table 1: Additional CN2 Documentation Resources
Title Description
Installation and Life Cycle Management Guide for OpenShift Container Platform Provides step-by-step instructions to install CN2 for OpenShift cluster(s).
Installation and Life Cycle Management Guide for UpStream Kubernetes Provides step-by-step instructions to install CN2 for Kubernetes cluster(s).
Both LCM guides include information regarding terminology, components of CN2, fabric requirements, and deployment models.
Cloud-Native Contrail Networking Supported Platforms CN2 Supported Platforms.
Cloud-Native Contrail Networking Release Notes Describes new features, limitations, platform compatibility requirements, known behavior, and resolved issues.