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Juniper Contrail Alternatives

Juniper Contrail is described as 'Contrail Networking is a software-defined networking (SDN) platform based on the open-source network virtualization project, OpenContrail. The Juniper platform automates and orchestrates the creation of highly scalable virtual networks' and is an app. There are four alternatives to Juniper Contrail for Linux, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is pfSense, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Juniper Contrail are VyOS, Smoothwall and OpenContrail.

Juniper Contrail alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be VPN Services or Operating Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Juniper Contrail.
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  • Self-Hosted

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  1. pfSense is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD tailored for use as a firewall, and router.

    ⚫︎ OpenVPNpfSense supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
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    VyOS

    • Linux

    VyOS is a community fork of Vyatta , a Linux-based network operating system that provides software-based network routing, firewall, and VPN functionality.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceVyOS either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Built-in VPNVyOS has a built-in VPN feature that enhances your privacy and allows you to browse the web from anywhere.
    ⚫︎ OpenVPNVyOS supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
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    Smoothwall

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The SmoothWall Open Source Project was set up to develop and maintain SmoothWall Express - a Free firewall that includes its own security-hardened GNU/Linux operating system and an easy-to-use web interface.

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    The site says the last release was October 2014.

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    OpenContrail

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    OpenContrail is an Apache 2.0-licensed project that is built using standards-based protocols and provides all the necessary components for network virtualization–SDN controller, virtual router, analytics engine, and published northbound APIs.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceOpenContrail either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ OpenVPNOpenContrail supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
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