MidoNet 5.0.0 release

The MidoNet project is pleased to announce the release of MidoNet 5.0.0.

MidoNet brings production-grade distributed overlay networking to OpenStack and containers.

Overview of the release

It is the 5th release of the project as Open Source software.
This version is compatible with Openstack Kilo and Liberty.


This release particularly focuses on usability and additional network services.
The list of new features and improvements is in the release notes.
This release introduces a change in the release cycle: we will now use semantic versioning.
You can see the details of the discussion related to this change on the mailing list.


Installing MidoNet 5.0

The packages are available in the repository (URL in the release notes).

See the MidoNet documentation for details on installing and operating MidoNet.
Trying MidoNet is as simple as executing this command inside an Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Machine with at least 4GB of memory (8GB recommended)
$ curl -sL quickstart.midonet.org | sudo bash
This command will install the latest MidoNet with OpenStack. Once finished, you will be told how to log into Horizon.


Going further

If you have any question, please reach out via Slack or on the MidoNet user list.

We would like to thank everyone who contributed to this release,
great job!


To ensure its success and improve further the quality, more help is needed: organizations and individuals using MidoNet are encouraged to contribute to the project.
You can find ways to become an active contributor on the MidoNet wiki.

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