Cumulus Linux What's New and Different since Version 2.5.3 (Technical)

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The technical presentation below highlights new features and major changes in Cumulus Linux 2.5.4 and 2.5.5:

  • Nutanix Prism integration
  • netshow moved into main repository
  • New supported hardware models
    • First Power over Ethernet (PoE) switch model
  • Network virtualization
    • LNV (lightweight network virtualization)
    • HER (head end replication)
    • VXLAN active-active mode
  • Management VRF (virtual routing and forwarding)
  • IPv6 resilient hashing
  • BFD enhancements
  • RMP enhancements

Note: While 2.5.7 is the most current version of Cumulus Linux, both it and version 2.5.6 contain only bug fixes, so there are no new features to discuss.

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