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Software Defined Networking with Floodlight Controller

IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Internet of Things, Next Generation Networks and Cloud Computing
© 2016 by IJCA Journal
ICINC 2016 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2016
Vidya B. Harkal
A. A. Deshmukh

Vidya B Harkal and A.a.deshmukh. Article: Software Defined Networking with Floodlight Controller. IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Internet of Things, Next Generation Networks and Cloud Computing ICINC 2016(3):23-27, July 2016. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Vidya B. Harkal and A.a.deshmukh},
	title = {Article: Software Defined Networking with Floodlight Controller},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Internet of Things, Next Generation Networks and Cloud Computing},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {ICINC 2016},
	number = {3},
	pages = {23-27},
	month = {July},
	note = {Full text available}


Software defined networking (SDN) is combine approach of connection oriented technologies and routing overlay technology presenting new open and programmable network. Decoupling control and data plane from network devices and bring control plane in logically centralized SDN controller which can be then act as network operating system. This paper is to present an OpenFlow controller – Floodlight Controller. The Floodlight Controller realizes a set of common functionalities to control and inquire an OpenFlow network, while applications on top of it realize different features to solve different user needs over the network. Floodlight consists of controller modules that implement core network services a software defined network would expose to applications, and application modules that implement solutions for different purposes.


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