Cumulus VX is a community-supported virtual appliance that enables cloud administrators and network engineers to preview and test Cumulus Networks technology at zero cost. You can build sandbox environments to learn open networking concepts, prototype network operations and script & develop applications risk-free. With Cumulus VX, you can get started with open networking at your pace, on your time, and in your environment.
These release notes support Cumulus VX 2.5.5 and describe its features and known issues.
Cumulus VX Features
- Integrates with KVM, VirtualBox and VMware hypervisors
- Runs within GNS3 and Vagrant environments
- VM is a 64-bit operating system based on Cumulus Linux 2.5.5
Downloading Cumulus VX You can download any of the of the four Cumulus VX images:
- An OVA disk image for use with VirtualBox.
- A VMware-specific OVA disk image.
- A qcow2 disk image for use with KVM.
- A Box image for use with Vagrant.
smuxin each of the following configuration files. If the
smuxentries are present in the configuration files, the daemons in the 2.5 packaged version of Quagga will not start.
grep smux *
- Delete all lines in the config files containing the smux keyword.
smuxthat must be removed are:
bgpd.conf, remove this line:
smux peer 188.8.131.52.4.1.33184.108.40.206 quagga_bgpd
ospf6d.conf, remove this line:
smux peer 220.127.116.11.4.1.3318.104.22.168 quagga_ospf6d
ospfd.conf, remove this line:
smux peer 22.214.171.124.4.1.33126.96.36.199 quagga_ospfd
zebra.conf, remove this line:
smux peer 188.8.131.52.4.1.33184.108.40.206 quagga_zebra
DB_Filemodule or Python scripts that use the
bsddbmodule won't run under Cumulus VX.For more information please see the release notes here.