Ask is moving to Stack Overflow and! Please use the "opendaylight" tag on either of these sites. This site is now in Read-Only mode


Which open source controller OpendayLight controller is based on?

asked 2014-11-25 15:42:59 -0700

anonymous user


Is OpendayLight controller based on some of popular open source controller or developed independently from scratch? Moreover, does is support secure (TLS enabled) control channel between OF switch and controller ?

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

1 answer

Sort by » oldest newest most voted

answered 2014-11-26 14:00:03 -0700

OpenDaylight isn't based on another controller, it's as up-stream as it gets. There are a number of other SDN controllers that consume ODL and build on it, like Inocybe’s Infrastructure Controller, Brocade's Vyatta, Extreme Network's SDN Platform and others.

OpenDaylight supports a large number of soutbound plugins for communicating with switches. Good details here.

edit flag offensive delete publish link more


Thank you Daniel. This helps. This also answers my second question. As I see Helium release has added TLS support.

patyogesh ( 2014-11-29 08:13:04 -0700 )edit

Glad to help. :) FYI, you've posed this as an answer to your question. It'd be much more appropriate to post it as a comment on my answer. Note that this is a Q&A site, not a forum.

dfarrell07 ( 2014-12-02 09:12:25 -0700 )edit

Also, please accept my answer to mark this question as not needing further attention from others. Thanks :)

dfarrell07 ( 2014-12-02 10:32:19 -0700 )edit
Login/Signup to Answer


Asked: 2014-11-25 15:42:59 -0700

Seen: 180 times

Last updated: Nov 29 '14