Release Notes

Release 1.8.2 (2024-05-13)

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Release 1.8.1-post1 (2024-04-24)

This release contains only bug fixes and documentation fixes.

Release 1.8.1 (2024-04-08)

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Release 1.8.0 (2024-03-01)

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Release 1.7.2 (2024-01-26)

This release contains only bug fixes and documentation fixes.

Release 1.7.1 (2024-01-08)

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Release 1.7.0 (2023-12-03)

  • netlab validate command can be used to execute lab validation tests.

  • The fabric plugin generates a whole leaf-and-spine fabric topology from a few parameters.

  • The bgp.domain plugin allows you to create topologies with multiple independent devices or sites using the same BGP AS number.

  • The bgp.policy plugin supports AS-path prepending on Arista EOS, Aruba AOS-CX, Cisco CSR 1000v, Cisco IOSv, Cumulus Linux, FRR

  • bgp.originate plugin uses loopbacks (instead of static routes to Null device) to originate BGP IPv4 and IPv6 prefixes

  • The --show option of the netlab connect command implements a consistent cross-device way of executing show commands.

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Release 1.6.4 (2023-10-23)

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Release 1.6.3 (2023-10-06)

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Release 1.6.2 (2023-08-26)

Release 1.6.1 (2023-08-18)

Release 1.6.0 (2023-08-01)

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Release 1.5.4 (2023-06-10)

  • Juniper vPTX/vEVO support by Stefano Sasso (initial configuration, IPv4+IPv6, OSPFv2/v3, IS-IS, BGP, BFD, VLANs, VRFs, MPLS, SR-MPLS)

  • Juniper vSRX can be run as a vrnetlab-packaged container (by Stefano Sasso)

  • Documentation migrated to

Release 1.5.3 (2023-05-15)

  • ‘unknown’ device type can be used to deploy devices not yet supported by netlab

  • Public libvirt networks can be used to connect labs to outside world

  • MPLS VPN support for SR OS

  • Improved virtualization provider installation testing with (hopefully) useful error messages

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Release 1.5.2 (2023-04-27)

Release 1.5.1 (2023-04-02)

Release 1.5.0 (2023-01-28)

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Release 1.4.3 (2023-01-12)

Release 1.4.2 (2022-12-18)

  • Juniper vMX support

  • Junos BFD, VRF, MPLS, SR-MPLS, and MPLS/VPN support

  • Full VLAN support on vMX and routed VLAN interfaces on vSRX

  • CSR 1000v VLAN and VXLAN support

  • VyOS containerlab support

Release 1.4.1 (2022-11-25)

  • Cisco ASAv support

  • VRRP and anycast gateway on Dell OS10

  • VRRP on VyOS

  • Unnumbered OSPF interfaces on VyOS

  • Add support for all EVPN bundle services

Release 1.4.0 (2022-11-04)

  • EVPN asymmetric IRB

  • Anycast gateway and VRRP

  • EVPN MPLS transport

  • New address allocation algorithm for links with small IPv4 prefixes

  • Tighter control of VXLAN-enabled and EVPN-controlled VLANs and VRFs

  • Unmanaged and unprovisioned devices

For older releases, check the release notes archive.