Project Lead: Dave Barach
What is VPP? - An introduction to the open-source Vector Packet Processing (VPP) platform
Feature Summary - A list of features included in VPP
VPP Configuration Tool - A tool the configures VPP in a simple and safe manner
master (19.01): Documentation
Release (18.10): Documentation
Release 18.07: Documentation
- Weekly VPP Meeting
- Join the VPP Mailing List
- Join fdio-vpp IRC channel
- 18.10 Release Plan
- Committer subject matter expert list - who should I add as a reviewer to review my patch?
- Working with Throttle Branches
- Getting the Current Release (18.07)
- How to document vpp code
- Coding Style
- Static Analysis, see Latest Coverity Run Results
- OpenGrok for VPP
Getting started with VPP development
Installing VPP binaries from packages - using APT/YUM to install VPP
Building and Installing A VPP Package - Explains how to build, install and test a VPP package
Alternative builds - various platform and feature specific VPP builds
Reporting Bugs - Explains how to report a bug, specifically: how to gather the required information
VPP Troubleshooting - Various tips/tricks for commonly seen issues
The VPP API - design and implementation of the VPP API
Build System Deep Dive - A close look at the components of the build system.
Introduction To IP Adjacency - An explanation of the characteristics of IP adjacency and its uses.
Introduction To N-tuple Classifiers - An explanation of classifiers and how to create classifier tables and sessions.
Modifying The Packet Processing Directed Graph - An explanation of how a directed node graph processes packets, and possible ways to change the node graph.
Using VPP In A Multi-thread Model - An explanation of multi-thread modes, configurations, and setup.
Using VPP as a VXLAN Tunnel Terminator - An explanation of the VXLAN tunnel terminator, its features, architecture, and API support.
Adding a VPP tunnel encapsulation - How to add a tunnel encapsulation type to vpp.
Using VPP IPSec and IKEv2 - An explanation of IPSec and IKEv2 configuration.
Deep dive code walkthrough VoDs (recorded at 2016 FD.io pre-launch Event)
VPP video tutorials (collection of short video tutorials).
VPP Howtos (collection of step-by-step howto guides).
VPP training events (videos of VPP training events).
Use VPP with VCL for high-speed container networking - iPerf3 in Docker at 100Gbps+
Use VPP as a Router Between Namespaces - An example configuration of the VPP platform as a router.
Use VPP with dynamic TAP interfaces as a Router Between Containers - Another example of inter-namespace/inter-container routing, using TAP interfaces.
Use VPP to Connect VMs Using Vhost-User Interface - An example of connecting two virtual machines using VPP L2 Bridge and vhost-user interfaces.
Use VPP to Chain VMs Using Vhost-User Interface - An example of chaining two virtual machines and connecting to physical interface.
Use VPP as an LW46 (MAP-E) Terminator - An example configuration of the VPP platform as an lw46 (MAP-E) terminator.
Use VPP for IPv6 Segment Routing - An example of how to leverage SRv6 to create an overlay VPN with underlay optimization.
Use VPP MPLS - Examples for programming VPP for MPLS P/PE support..
Use VPP for Policy Based Routing - Examples for programming VPP for PBR support..
Interconnecting vRouters with VPP - An example to interconnect vRoutes (xrv9000) with VPP using vhost-user feature and VLAN tagging
Use user mode TCP stack with VPP - An example to use user mode TCP stack with VPP using netmap virtual interfaces
Use VPP as a Home Gateway - Configure VPP as a classic ipv4 NAT home gateway
Setup Bi-directional Forwarding Detection - An example on how to setup BFD between VPP and a Cisco Nexus switch
VPP on EC2 instance with SR-IOV support - An example of how to use VPP on EC2 instance with SR-IOV support
How to deploy VPP in an EC2 instance and use it to connect two different VPCs with SR functionalities - How to deploy VPP in an EC2 instance and how use it as router to connect two different VPCs with SR functionalities
VPP Committer Tasks
NAT plugin - VPP CGN, NAT44, stateful NAT64 project
Security Groups - ACLs, Security Groups, Group Based Policy
VPP/IPFIX - IP Flow Information Export
VPP/AArch64 - VPP on ARM64
VPP/DHCPv6 - DHCPv6
If you are looking for tasks to pick up as 'Starter Tasks' to start contributing, we keep a list of those in Jira.