NFD: Named Data Networking Forwarding Daemon

NFD is a network forwarder that implements and evolves together with the Named Data Networking (NDN) protocol. NFD is a core component of the NDN Platform.


For developers


Please submit any bug reports or feature requests to the NFD issue tracker.


NFD is a free and open-source software package licensed under the GPL version 3 and is the centerpiece of our committement to making NDN’s core technology free and open to all Internet users and developers. For more information about licensing, refer to