Docker remote driver for OpenStack Neutron
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Kuryr mascot

Docker for OpenStack Neutron

Kuryr is a Docker network plugin that uses Neutron to provide networking services to Docker containers. It provides containerised images for the common Neutron plugins.


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$ sudo pip install -r requirements.txt

Installing Kuryr's libnetwork driver

Running the following will grab the requirements and install kuryr

$ sudo pip install .

Configuring Kuryr

Edit keystone section in /etc/kuryr/kuryr.conf, replace ADMIN_PASSWORD:

auth_uri =
admin_user = admin
admin_tenant_name = service
admin_password = ADMIN_PASSWORD

In the same file uncomment the bindir parameter with the path for the Kuryr vif binding executables:

bindir = /usr/local/libexec/kuryr

Running Kuryr

Currently, Kuryr utilizes a bash script to start the service. Make sure that you have installed tox before the execution of the below command.

$ sudo ./scripts/

After the booting, please restart your Docker service, e.g.,

$ sudo service docker restart

The bash script creates the following files if they are missing.

  • /usr/lib/docker/plugins/kuryr/kuryr.json: Json spec file for libnetwork;
  • /etc/kuryr/kuryr.conf: Configuration file for Kuryr.

Note the root privilege is required for creating and deleting the veth pairs with pyroute2 to run.

Testing Kuryr

For a quick check that Kuryr is working create a network:

$ docker network create --driver kuryr test_net
$ docker network ls
NETWORK ID          NAME                DRIVER
785f8c1b5ae4        test_net            kuryr

To test it with tox:

$ tox

You can also run specific test cases using the -e flag, e.g., to only run the fullstack test case.

$ tox -e fullstack

Generating Documentation

We use Sphinx to maintain the documentation. You can install Sphinx using pip.

$ pip install -U Sphinx

In addition to Sphinx you will also need the following requirements (not covered by requirements.txt):

$ pip install oslosphinx reno 'reno[sphinx]'

The source code of the documentation are under doc, you can generate the html files using the following command. If the generation succeeds,a build/html dir will be created under doc.

$ cd doc
$ make html

Now you can serve the documentation at http://localhost:8080 as a simple website.

$ cd build/html
$ python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8080