FRRouting Release 5.0 Available for Download

August 15, 2018

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

Here's whats new:

FRR

  • Add PBRD daemon, which introduces support for Policy Based Routing
  • Alpine Linux support
  • Improved Docker support
  • Linux network namespaces (netns) may now be used to provide VRF functionality

PIM

ISIS

  • Implement Three-Way Handshake (RFC5303)
  • Miscellaneous cosmetic improvements
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes

OSPFv2

  • JSON support for Segment Routing information
  • Miscellaneous cosmetic improvements
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes

OSPFv3

  • Improved ECMP support
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes

BGPD

  • Add support for VPN-VRF route leaking (RFC43641)
  • Add support for Flowspec
  • Fix rare bug that could cause peers to use the keepalive timer value of other peers
  • Miscellaneous fixes for RPKI
  • Miscellaneous fixes for EVPN
  • Configuration of individual peers in peer-groups now properly override group settings
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes

Zebra

  • Improved support for Linux network namespaces
  • Changes to support Policy Based Routing
  • Add support for recursive MPLS labels
  • Miscellaneous cosmetic improvements
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes

Download FRR and start using it today!