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All outbound code in OPNFV shall be made available under the Apache License, Version 2.0.   All documentation shall be received and made available by the OPNFV Project under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (more details available at the OPNFV IP Policy page).  Examples of license headers can be found at contribution guidelines page. (License info for Docker images can be found here)

If an alternative inbound or outbound license is required for compliance with the license for a leveraged open source project or is otherwise required to achieve the OPNFV Project’s objectives, the Board may approve the use of an alternative license for inbound or outbound contributions on an exception basis.  In order to get an approval on alternative license, you must complete & follow the steps outlined in this document for the 3rd party open source software dependency.  After the document is reviewed by the TSC and the OPNFV Legal Committee, the Legal Committee will make a recommendation to the OPNFV Board.  If you have any questions, please email  


Board/TSC Approved 3rd Party Open Source Software Dependency in OPNFV: 



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