Requirements for Manageability Sections in Routing Area Drafts

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Author Adrian Farrel 
Last updated 2005-10-27
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It has often been the case that manageability considerations have been retrofitted to protocols. This is sub-optimal. Similarly, new protocols or protocol extensions are frequently designed without due consideration of manageability requirements. This document specifies the requirement for all new Routing Area Internet-Drafts to include an "Manageability Considerations" section, and gives guidance on what that section should contain.


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