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SD CLOUD Clusters


This document explains the Openstack SD (software-defined) cloud networking configurations provided by various SD network controllers and details of various cluster configurations defined within.

Intended Audience

The document is primarily intended for IT department or administrators who are involved in setting up the configured openstack cloud instance. However, in general, readers are assumed to possess basic network configuration and system administration skills.

Abbreviations and Acronyms

SDNSoftware Defined Networking
OVSOpen vSwitch
VMsVirtual Machines
EthEthernet Interface
VXLANVirtual Extensible LAN
APIApplication Programming Interface
MQMessaging Queue
QEMUQuick Emulator
ARPAddress Resolution Protocol
NATNetwork Address Translation
DHCPDynamic Host Configuration Protocol
XMPPExtensible Messaging and Presence Protocol
OLTOptical Line Termination
CPECustomer Premises Equipment
BNGBroadband Network Gateways
VSGVirtual Security Gateway
MPLSMultiprotocol Label Switching
GREGeneric Routing Encapsulation

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