NVIDIA Cumulus Linux 4.2.0 is a minor release that supports new platforms, provides bug fixes and contains several new features and improvements..

New Features and Enhancements

  • Password changes: mandatory default password change upon first login, new ONIE command line options to set the user default password, add a license, and provide initial network configuration, as well as the ability to edit the NVIDIA Cumulus Linux image file
  • EVPN multihoming — available for Early Access, this feature is supported on Mellanox switches 
  • Auto BGP, which automatically assigns ASNs to switches in a two-tier leaf and spine environment
  • Ability to set the CPU as a SPAN destination interface
  • ECMP and LAG custom hash parameters have been moved to the /etc/cumulus/datapath/traffic.conf file and no longer require a switchd restart
  • DSCP-based packet matching in PBR rules