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Introducing Cumulus RMP

Cumulus RMP is a network operating system in a ready-to-deploy solution that enables out-of-band management for web-scale networks. It provides an open platform for customers and system integrators to use as is or build rack management applications on top.

Cumulus RMP shares the same architecture, foundation and user experience with Cumulus Linux. However, the feature set is customized to the needs of out-of-band management; for a comparison of the features supported in Cumulus RMP, see below.

You can also find more information about Cumulus RMP here.

What's New in Cumulus RMP 3.4.2

Cumulus RMP 3.4.2 contains critical bug fixes only. For more information on the issues that were fixed, read the release notes.

What's New in Cumulus RMP 3.4.1

Cumulus RMP 3.4.1 contains critical bug fixes only. For more information on the issues that were fixed, read the release notes.

What's New in Cumulus RMP 3.4.0

Cumulus RMP 3.4.0 contains these new features:

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

Cumulus RMP Features

Cumulus RMP shares much of the same functionality as Cumulus Linux and comes preinstalled on your choice of 1G switches. For more information about each feature, follow the links below to the Cumulus Linux user guide:

Layer 2 Support

Cumulus RMP

Cumulus Linux

LLDP

PTM

Ethernet bridging (VLANs)

Bonds/link aggregation

MLAG

 

LACP

 

LACP bypass

 

Spanning tree protocol/RST

802.1Q VLAN tagging

VLAN-aware bridging

BPDU guard

Bridge assurance

BPDU filter

VRR

 

IGMP and MLD snooping

 

Unicast/broadcast storm control

 

CDP

 

Layer 3 Support

Cumulus RMP

Cumulus Linux

Static routing

ECMP

 

ECMP resilient hashing

 

OSPF

 

BGP

 

Quagga

 

BFD

 

IPv6

 

Management VRF

Additional Functionality

Cumulus RMP

Cumulus Linux

Network command line utility
Interface configuration & management

Zero-touch OS install & upgrade

Installation and package management

Full Linux extensibility

Network virtualization

 

Monitoring & troubleshooting

AAA

ACLs

 

QoS

 

Orchestration

Setting up a Cumulus RMP Switch

Setting up a Cumulus RMP switch is simple and straightforward. The quick start guide walks you through the steps necessary for getting your Cumulus RMP switch up and running after you remove it from the box. 

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