Information Model for Abstraction and Control of TE Networks (ACTN)
RFC 8454

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Replaces draft-leebelotti-teas-actn-info
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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                            Y. Lee
Request for Comments: 8454                                        Huawei
Category: Informational                                       S. Belotti
ISSN: 2070-1721                                                    Nokia
                                                                D. Dhody
                                                                  Huawei
                                                           D. Ceccarelli
                                                                Ericsson
                                                                 B. Yoon
                                                                    ETRI
                                                          September 2018

  Information Model for Abstraction and Control of TE Networks (ACTN)

Abstract

   This document provides an information model for Abstraction and
   Control of TE Networks (ACTN).

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is
   published for informational purposes.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force
   (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has
   received public review and has been approved for publication by the
   Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Not all documents
   approved by the IESG are candidates for any level of Internet
   Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 7841.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,
   and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at
   https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8454.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     1.1.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   2.  ACTN Common Interfaces Information Model  . . . . . . . . . .   5
   3.  Virtual Network Primitives  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.1.  VN Instantiate  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.2.  VN Modify . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.3.  VN Delete . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.4.  VN Update . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.5.  VN Compute  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.6.  VN Query  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   4.  TE Primitives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.1.  TE Instantiate  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.2.  TE Modify . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.3.  TE Delete . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.4.  TE Topology Update (for TE Resources) . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.5.  Path Compute  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   5.  VN Objects  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     5.1.  VN Identifier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     5.2.  VN Service Characteristics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     5.3.  VN Endpoint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     5.4.  VN Objective Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     5.5.  VN Action Status  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     5.6.  VN Topology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     5.7.  VN Member . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       5.7.1.  VN Computed Path  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       5.7.2.  VN Service Preference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   6.  TE Objects  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     6.1.  TE Tunnel Characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   7.  Mapping of VN Primitives with VN Objects  . . . . . . . . . .  19
   8.  Mapping of TE Primitives with TE Objects  . . . . . . . . . .  20
   9.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
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