Some standard networking plugins, maintained by the CNI team.
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Handle empty netns in DEL for `loopback` and `host-device`.
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Some CNI network plugins, maintained by the containernetworking team. For more information, see the individual READMEs.

Read CONTRIBUTING for build and test instructions.

Plugins supplied:

Main: interface-creating

  • bridge: Creates a bridge, adds the host and the container to it.
  • ipvlan: Adds an ipvlan interface in the container.
  • loopback: Set the state of loopback interface to up.
  • macvlan: Creates a new MAC address, forwards all traffic to that to the container.
  • ptp: Creates a veth pair.
  • vlan: Allocates a vlan device.

Windows: windows specific

  • win-bridge: Creates a bridge, adds the host and the container to it.
  • win-overlay: Creates an overlay interface to the container.

IPAM: IP address allocation

  • dhcp: Runs a daemon on the host to make DHCP requests on behalf of the container
  • host-local: Maintains a local database of allocated IPs

Meta: other plugins

  • flannel: Generates an interface corresponding to a flannel config file
  • tuning: Tweaks sysctl parameters of an existing interface
  • portmap: An iptables-based portmapping plugin. Maps ports from the host's address space to the container.
  • bandwidth: Allows bandwidth-limiting through use of traffic control tbf (ingress/egress).


The sample plugin provides an example for building your own plugin.