Netmaker is an open-source software-defined networking (SDN) solution that enables you to create and manage virtual networks across multiple nodes or hosts. It is designed to simplify network management and improve network agility, scalability, and security for modern distributed applications and services.
Netmaker uses the WireGuard VPN protocol to establish secure and fast connections between nodes, and it provides a centralized controller that enables you to configure and manage network settings and policies. It also offers features such as automatic discovery and registration of nodes, dynamic routing, and load balancing.
Netmaker provides a flexible and extensible data model that allows you to define and customize network objects such as networks, nodes, and users. It also provides a web-based user interface that enables you to manage network settings and view network statistics and performance.
Netmaker is easy to install and deploy, and it can run on various platforms such as Linux, macOS, and Windows. It is also lightweight and can be run on low-end hardware, making it suitable for edge computing and IoT deployments.
Netmaker is open-source software, which means that it is free to use, modify, and distribute under the Apache License 2.0. It is maintained by a community of developers and users who contribute to its development, documentation, and support.