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Which open source controller OpendayLight controller is based on?

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

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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 ?

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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.

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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
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