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simple CNI plugin for point-to-point based network in Kubernetes
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kokonet: simple CNI plugin for point-to-point based network in Kubernetes

Current status

Not officially released yet. Update documents and some tools, then released. Stay tune!
Feel free to ask any detail to me (= Tomofumi Hayashi /

What is 'kokonet'?

kokonet provides simple point-to-point based network (using vxlan for now) for Kubernetes as following chaining topology.

+-------+       +-------+         +-------+
| Pod A |-------| Pod B |---------| Pod C |
+-------+       +-------+         +-------+


kokonet consists of following components:

  • cni plugin (kokonet-cni)
    This plugin adds one or more vxlan interface to switch
  • network manager (kokonet-mgr)
    This manager controls kubernetes node and software switch and connects containers
  • node agent (kokonet-agent)
    This agent sits on kubernetes node and it changes containers' ip address
  • software switch (kokonet-vpp)
    This component has VPP (from and its driver. All container's data traffic goes to this switch and it connects each containers' endpoints

How to install?

To be written in wiki.

Future works

  • Document
  • GUI (well, if possible)
  • Other network topology

FAQ (Frequentry Asked Question)

Please file issue ticket in github if you have question about kokonet.

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