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How to Get Started with OpenDaylight


Download ODL

Get started with SDN today by downloading the most current release directly from the repo.

Find a Solution or Provider

ODL is the only open source SDN platform with a robust ecosystem of products, solutions, distributions and other providers who can help you deploy SDN in your network.

Getting Started Guide

A comprehensive guide for newbies and advanced users to learn about, install and deploy the most current version of OpenDaylight. Archived guides can be found here.


A range of OpenDaylight tutorials, webinars, technical articles, whitepapers and other learning resources available throughout the web.




Use Cases 

ODL provides the broadest set of SDN use cases, both traditional and greenfield, for service provider and enterprise networks.

End User Stories

See how service providers and telcos are using OpenDaylight in production and POCs.

2016 User Survey Insights

Results from the second OpenDaylight User Survey gave us insights into how people are testing, using and deploying the ODL platform.



This is the portal used by the ODL developer community for everything related to platform development. See our list of projects, join an existing team or submit a new project, participate in mailing lists, and more.


Organizations who wish to help sustain ODL’s development and help expand the ecosystem can become formal members of the project. Please visit the OpenDaylight membership page to learn more about benefits of becoming an ODL member, and see the membership roster.