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    Friday, 25 September 2015

    Linaro VLANd v0.4

    VLANd is a python program intended to make it easy to manage port-based VLAN setups across multiple switches in a network. It is designed to be vendor-agnostic, with a clean pluggable driver API to allow for a wide range of different switches to be controlled together.

    There's more information in the README file. I've just released v0.4, with a lot of changes included since the last release:

    • Large numbers of bugfixes and code cleanups
    • Code changes for integration with LAVA:
      • Added db.find_lowest_unused_vlan_tag()
      • create_vlan() with a tag of -1 will find and allocate the first unused tag automatically
    • Add port numbers as well as names to the ports database, to give human-recognisable references. See README.port-numbering for more details.
    • Add tracking of trunks, the inter-switch connections, needed for visualisation diagrams.
    • Add a simple http-based visualisation feature:
      • Generate network diagrams on-demand based on the information in the VLANd database, colour-coded to show port configuration
      • Generate a simple website to reference those diagrams.
    • Allow more ports to be seen on Catalyst switches
    • Add a systemd service file for vland

    VLANd is Free Software, released under the GPL version 2 (or any later version). For now, grab it from git; tarballs will be coming shortly.

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