Newton Series Release Notes

Newton Series Release Notes

1.0.0.0b2

New Features

  • Initial release of the OpenStack Networking service (neutron) integration with Open Virtual Network (OVN), a component of the the Open vSwitch project. OVN provides the following features either via native implementation or conventional agents:

    • Layer-2 (native OVN implementation)
    • Layer-3 (native OVN implementation or conventional layer-3 agent) The native OVN implementation supports distributed routing. However, it currently lacks support for floating IP addresses, NAT, and the metadata proxy.
    • DHCP (native OVN implementation or conventional DHCP agent) The native implementation supports distributed DHCP. However, it currently lacks support for IPv6, internal DNS, and metadata proxy.
    • Metadata (conventional metadata agent)
    • DPDK - Usable with OVS via either the Linux kernel datapath or the DPDK datapath.
    • Trunk driver - Driver to back the neutron’s ‘trunk’ service plugin

    The initial release also supports the following Networking service API extensions:

    • agent
    • Address Scopes *
    • Allowed Address Pairs
    • Auto Allocated Topology Services
    • Availability Zone
    • Default Subnetpools
    • DHCP Agent Scheduler **
    • Distributed Virtual Router *
    • DNS Integration *
    • HA Router extension *
    • L3 Agent Scheduler *
    • Multi Provider Network
    • Network Availability Zone **
    • Network IP Availability
    • Neutron external network
    • Neutron Extra DHCP opts
    • Neutron Extra Route
    • Neutron L3 Configurable external gateway mode *
    • Neutron L3 Router
    • Network MTU
    • Port Binding
    • Port Security
    • Provider Network
    • Quality of Service
    • Quota management support
    • RBAC Policies
    • Resource revision numbers
    • Router Availability Zone *
    • security-group
    • standard-attr-description
    • Subnet Allocation
    • Tag support
    • Time Stamp Fields

    (*) Only applicable if using the conventional layer-3 agent.

    (**) Only applicable if using the conventional DHCP agent.

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