The Floodlight Open SDN Controller is intended to be a platform for a wide variety of useful networking applications. Please review the applications docs for details on how to run and configure the various applications.

Applications are the main focus of Floodlight development, because they represent solutions to real-worlds networking problems.

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OpenStack Quantum Plug-In

Quantum exposes a networking-as-a-service model via a REST API

Virtual Switch

Network virtualization application that runs on the Floodlight Controller

ACL (stateless FW)

Enforces ACL rules on OpenFlow enabled switches in the network

Circuit Pusher

Utilizes floodlight rest APIs to create a bidirectional circuit