Welcome to the ONAP community. As an open source project, participation in ONAP is open to all, whether you are an employee of an LF Networking (LFN) member company or just passionate about network transformation. The best way to evaluate, learn, contribute, and influence the direction of the project is to participate. There are many ways for you to contribute to advancing the state of the art of network orchestration and automation.


Start on the ONAP Wiki and read the Joining the Community page. Next, read up on projects of interest, review relevant presentations, and sign up for ONAP mailing lists. You can attend project calls and the regular TSC meetings.

Read the Developing ONAP guide and follow the instructions there to download the code and necessary developer tools.

If you are an NFV developer interested in writing to the ONAP platform, be sure to read the Integrating with ONAP section.


ONAP is a founding member of LF Networking (LFN), a new entity that increases collaboration and operational excellence across networking projects. LFN integrates the governance of participating projects in order to improve operational efficiencies and simplify member engagement. Each technical project retains its technical independence and project roadmaps. Learn more about LFN and join the growing, global community.

End Users

The End User perspective is extremely important in designing and delivering a platform that meets the needs of end user organizations. ONAP was founded by two leading end user organizations, in partnership with their leading suppliers, and end user organizations continue to be heavily represented within the ONAP membership. Collectively, ONAP end user members support over 60% of mobile subscribers around the globe.

To add your perspective to the ONAP platform, join the technical community and consider membership for your organization.