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What is Cumulus Linux?

Cumulus Linux is the first full-featured Linux operating system for the networking industry. The Debian Jessie-based, networking-focused distribution runs on hardware produced by a broad partner ecosystem, ensuring unmatched customer choice regarding silicon, optics, cables, and systems.

This user guide provides in-depth documentation on the Cumulus Linux installation process, system configuration and management, network solutions, and monitoring and troubleshooting recommendations. In addition, the quick start guide provides an end-to-end setup process to get you started.

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This documentation is current as of November 15, 2018 for version 3.7.2. Visit the Cumulus Networks Web site for the most up to date documentation. 

Read the release notes for new features and known issues in this release. 

What's New in Cumulus Linux 3.7.2

Cumulus Linux 3.7.2 contains a number of new platforms, features and improvements:

What's New in Cumulus Linux 3.7.1

Cumulus Linux 3.7.1 contains bug fixes only.

What's New in Cumulus Linux 3.7.0

Cumulus Linux 3.7.0 contains a number of new platforms, features and improvements:

For information on bug fixes and known issues present in this release, refer to the product release notes.

Open Source Contributions

To implement various Cumulus Linux features, Cumulus Networks has forked various 

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software projects, like CFEngine, Netdev and some Puppet Labs packages. The forked code resides in the Cumulus Networks GitHub repository.

Cumulus Networks has also developed and released new applications as open source. The list of open source projects is on the open source software page.

Hardware Compatibility List

You can find the most up-to-date 

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compatibility list (HCL) here. Use the HCL to confirm that your switch model is supported by Cumulus Networks. The HCL is updated regularly, listing products by port configuration, manufacturer, and SKU part number.

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Download the User Guide

You can download the current Cumulus Linux User Guide, as well as previous versions, in PDF format:

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This section exists solely to provide a list of all the pages of the user guide and is visible only to Cumulus employees who are designated as editors in Confluence. This TOC is copied into a Zendesk KB article. This should help GSS with case avoidance, since the KB article is searchable by customers about to file a ticket in Zendesk.

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