kube-flannel-ds is a network plug-in used to configure overlay networks for containers in edge Kubernetes clusters. This topic lists the latest changes to kube-flannel-ds.


kube-flannel-ds is the default network plug-in of edge Kubernetes clusters. It is deployed as a DaemonSet. You can configure Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) devices, forwarding database (FDB) tables, and routing information for nodes in an edge Kubernetes cluster. This allows you to enable communication between containers on nodes of the same type.


You do not need to be concerned about how to use kube-flannel-ds. You can directly specify network configurations when you create applications by calling the Kubernetes API.

Release notes

January 2021
Version Image address Release date Description Impact
v0.11.0.5-437a359-aliyun registry.cn-hangzhou.aliyuncs.com/acs/flannel:v0.11.0.5-437a359-aliyun 2021-01-14 Containers on different types of nodes cannot communicate with each other. For example, containers on edge nodes cannot communicate with containers on nodes in the cloud. N/A