Welcome to Tacker Documentation

Welcome to Tacker Documentation

Tacker is an OpenStack service for NFV Orchestration with a general purpose VNF Manager to deploy and operate Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) and Network Services on an NFV Platform. It is based on ETSI MANO Architectural Framework.


For Tacker to work, the system consists of two parts, one is tacker system and another is VIM systems. Tacker system can be installed (here just some ways are listed):

  • via devstack, which is usually used by developers
  • via Tacker source code manually
  • via Kolla installation

Target VIM installation

Most of time, the target VIM existed for Tacker to manage. This section shows us how to prepare a target VIM for Tacker.

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