NFD - Named Data Networking Forwarding Daemon

NFD is a network forwarder that implements and evolves together with the Named Data Networking (NDN) protocol. After the initial release, NFD will become a core component of the NDN Platform and will follow the same release cycle.

NFD Documentation

Additional documentation


NFD is an open and free software package licensed under GPL 3.0 license and is the centerpiece of our committement to making NDN’s core technology open and free to all Internet users and developers. For more information about the licensing details and limitation, refer to