Help us improve your experience.

Let us know what you think.

Do you have time for a two-minute survey?


Contrail Networking for Container Networking Environments User Guide

This guide covers Contrail Networking in container networking environments that are using Contrail Networking Release 21-based releases.

Starting in Release 22.1, Contrail Networking evolved into Cloud-Native Contrail Networking. Cloud-Native Contrail Networking offers significant enhancements to optimize networking performance in container networking environments. Container networking environments are cloud environments that use Kubernetes for orchestration and Contrail Networking for networking. See the Cloud-Native Contrail Networking Techlibrary homepage.

Use this guide to install and perform foundational tasks when using Contrail Networking in container networking environments.

This guide covers the following scenarios:

  • Contrail Networking with Kubernetes Overview

  • Contrail Networking with Red Hat Openshift

  • Contrail Networking with the Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) in Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Contrail Networking with Google Anthos

  • Using KubeVirt

  • Using Contrail Networking with Kubernetes

Contrail Networking product documentation is organized into multiple guides as shown in Table 1, according to the task you want to perform or the deployment scenario.

Table 1: Contrail Networking Guides
Guide Name Description
Contrail Networking Installation and Upgrade Guide Provides step-by-step instructions to install and bring up Contrail and its various components.
Contrail Networking Fabric Lifecycle Management Guide Provides information about Contrail underlay management and data center automation.
Contrail Networking and Security User Guide Provides information about creating and orchestrating highly secure virtual networks.
Contrail Networking Service Provider Focused Features Guide Provides information about the features that are used by service providers.
Contrail Networking Monitoring and Troubleshooting Guide Provides information about Contrail Insights and Contrail analytics.