MicroOVN is a snap-based distribution of OVN - Open Virtual Network.
It allows users to deploy an OVN cluster with just a few commands. Aside from
the regular OVN packages,
MicroOVN comes bundled with a CLI utility
microovn) that facilitates operational management. In particular, it
simplifies the task of adding/removing cluster members and incorporates status
checking out of the box.
Besides the ease of deployment and a convenient CLI tool, another benefit of
MicroOVN is in its self-contained nature: it is distributed as a strictly
confined snap. This means that it can be easily upgraded/downgraded/removed
without affecting the host system.
MicroOVN caters to a wide range of user and environment types. It lowers
the barrier of entry to OVN for people that are less familiar with it by
automating much of the deployment process. It also provides a fully fledged,
unrestricted OVN deployment that is suitable for both development and
In this documentation¶
Project and community¶
MicroOVN is a member of the Ubuntu family. It’s an open source project that warmly welcomes community projects, contributions, suggestions, fixes and constructive feedback.
We follow the Ubuntu community Code of conduct
Contribute to the project on GitHub (documentation contributions go under the
GitHub is also used as our bug tracker