Cumulus Linux 3.7 User Guide
NVIDIA® Cumulus Linux is the first full-featured Linux operating system for the networking industry. The Debian Jessie-based, networking-focused distribution runs on hardware produced by a broad partner ecosystem, ensuring unmatched customer choice regarding silicon, optics, cables, and systems.
This user guide provides in-depth documentation on the Cumulus Linux installation process, system configuration and management, network solutions, and monitoring and troubleshooting recommendations. In addition, the quick start guide provides an end-to-end setup process to get you started.
What’s New in this Release
Open Source Contributions
To implement various Cumulus Linux features, Cumulus Networks has forked various software projects, like CFEngine,
Netdev and some Puppet Labs packages. The forked code resides in the Cumulus Networks GitHub repository.
Hardware Compatibility List
You can find the most up-to-date hardware compatibility list (HCL) here. Use the HCL to confirm that your switch model is supported by Cumulus Linux. The HCL is updated regularly, listing products by port configuration, manufacturer, and SKU part number.
Extended Support Release
This version of Cumulus Linux is an Extended Support Release (ESR). Cumulus Linux 3.7 ESR started with Cumulus Linux 3.7.12 and all future releases in the 3.7 product family will all be ESR releases. To learn about ESR, please read this article .
The PDF of the 3.7.12 ESR user guide is available here. PDFs of pre-ESR 3.7 versions are available below.
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