[ovs-announce] Open vSwitch 1.1.0 Available

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Thu Apr 7 23:24:16 UTC 2011

The Open vSwitch team is pleased to announce the availability of Open vSwitch 1.1.0:


This release contains many new features, bug fixes and scalability improvements.  

Feature highlights include:

    * Ability to define policies over IPv6
    * Bonding improvements, including LACP support
    * 802.1ag link monitoring support
    * Support for extensible match (XM) extensions to OpenFlow
    * Improved QoS, and OpenFlow support
    * And many others.  See the full change log here:


In the last year, we've seen a large upswing in use, including production deployments in enterprise, service provider, and Telco environments, and so we are working hard to improve the feature set while still providing a production-ready platform.  As always, patches and feature suggestions are welcome.

Thanks and enjoy!

--The Open vSwitch Team

Open vSwitch is a production quality, multilayer open source virtual switch.  It is designed to enable massive network automation through programmatic extension, while still supporting standard management interfaces.  Open vSwitch can operate both as a soft switch running within the hypervisor, and as the control stack for switching silicon. It has been ported to multiple virtualization platforms and switching chipsets.

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