Longhorn is open source software, so contributions are greatly welcome. Please read the Cloud Native Computing Foundation Code of Conduct and Contributing Guidelines before contributing.

Contributing code is not the only way of contributing. We value feedback very much and many of the Longhorn features are originated from users’ feedback. If you have any feedback, feel free to file an issue and talk to the developers at the CNCF #longhorn slack channel.

Longhorn is a CNCF Sandbox Project.

Longhorn is a CNCF Sandbox Project

Source Code

Longhorn is 100% open source software. Project source code is spread across a number of repos:


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