OpenStack Neutron (virtual network service)

Registered 2011-06-10 by Rick Clark

Neutron is a virtual network service for Openstack.
It was previously known as 'Quantum'.

Just like OpenStack Nova provides an API to dynamically request and configure virtual servers, Neutron provides an API to dynamically request and configure virtual networks. These networks connect "interfaces" from other OpenStack services (e.g., vNICs from Nova VMs). The Neutron API supports extensions to provide advanced network capabilities (e.g., QoS, ACLs, network monitoring, etc)

Starting with Folsom, Neutron is a a core OpenStack project. For more information, see:

Source code for Neutron can be found at

Code Reviews for Neutron can be found at:,status:open+project:openstack/neutron,n,z

Questions can be asked here:

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Part of:
Neutron Drivers
Also known as:
Neutron Drivers
Development focus:

juno series 

Programming Languages:
Apache Licence

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Latest version is 2014.1
released on 2014-04-17

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