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 Incubating Project.

Longhorn is a CNCF Incubating Project

Source Code

Longhorn is 100% open source software under the auspices of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. The project’s source code is spread across a number of repos:

ComponentWhat it doesGitHub repo
Longhorn Backing Image ManagerBacking image download, sync, and deletion in a disklonghorn/backing-image-manager
Longhorn EngineCore controller/replica logiclonghorn/longhorn-engine
Longhorn Instance ManagerController/replica instance lifecycle managementlonghorn/longhorn-instance-manager
Longhorn ManagerLonghorn orchestration, includes CSI driver for Kuberneteslonghorn/longhorn-manager
Longhorn Share ManagerNFS provisioner that exposes Longhorn volumes as ReadWriteMany volumeslonghorn/longhorn-share-manager
Longhorn UIThe Longhorn dashboardlonghorn/longhorn-ui


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