FRRouting Release 3.0 Available for Download

October 25, 2017

The FRRouting contributors are proud to announce that the second release of FRR is available for source download. The team has spent the last five months integrating code and developing enhancements towards making FRR the best open routing suite available.

Here's whats new:


  • BGP Shutdown Message
  • RFC 8092 - Large Communities Attribute
  • RFC 7432 - Partial support with Ethernet VPN
  • EVPN RT-5 - Partial support with EVPN RT-5
  • IDR Tunnel - Support for VXLAN ext. community
  • Miscellaneous fixes related to the IPv6 VPN feature
  • Support for IPv4/IPv6 VPN Graceful Restart


  • Support for unnumbered interfaces
  • RFC 5561 - LDP Capabilities
  • RFC 5918 - LDP 'Typed Wildcard' Forward Equivalence Class (FEC)
  • RFC 5919 - Signaling LDP Label Advertisement Completion
  • RFC 6667 - LDP 'Typed Wildcard' Forwarding Equivalence Class (FEC) for PWid and Generalized PWid FEC Elements
  • RFC 7473 - Controlling State Advertisements of Non-negotiated LDP Applications


  • Draft - SPF Backoff


  • Support for unnumbered interfaces


  • Added daemon
  • RFC 2332 - NBMA Next Hop Resolution Protocol (NHRP)


  • Added a pseudowire manager


  • Too many to count

Download FRR and start using it today!