Clixon is an automatic configuration manager where you generate interactive CLI, NETCONF, RESTCONF and embedded databases with transaction support from a YANG specification.

The Clixon work stems from academic work with open-source routers at KTH and the Bifrost project att Uppsala university.

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Users of Clixon as a configuration manager includes:

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Clixon is available as dual license GPLv3 or Apache2.

See also CLIgen which is the CLI generator part of CLIXON.


Clicon is a predecessor of Clixon not using Yang and XML but instead based on key-values.

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