Guidelines for Autonomic Service Agents

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (anima WG)
Authors Brian Carpenter  , Laurent Ciavaglia  , Sheng Jiang  , Peloso Pierre 
Last updated 2021-05-18 (latest revision 2020-11-14)
Replaces draft-carpenter-anima-asa-guidelines
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Informational
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This document proposes guidelines for the design of Autonomic Service Agents for autonomic networks, as a contribution to describing an autonomic ecosystem. It is based on the Autonomic Network Infrastructure outlined in the ANIMA reference model, using the Autonomic Control Plane and the Generic Autonomic Signaling Protocol.


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