Requirements for Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) in Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL)
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, trill mailing list <email@example.com>, trill chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Document Action: 'Requirements for Operations, Administration and Maintenance (OAM) in TRILL (Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links)' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-trill-oam-req-05.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Requirements for Operations, Administration and Maintenance (OAM) in TRILL (Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links)' (draft-ietf-trill-oam-req-05.txt) as Informational RFC This document is the product of the Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Ralph Droms and Brian Haberman. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-trill-oam-req/
Technical Summary: The TRILL protocol current supports SNMP and BFD but those provide only limited OAM facilities. This document is the first in a planned series of documents to provide more complete OAM facilities. It gives requirements for those OAM facilities and is expected to be followed by an OAM Framework document (currently a TRILL WG draft) which is in turn expected to be followed by two detailed specifications: Fault Management (current a personal draft) and Performance Management (no draft posted at this time). While the current direction of TRILL OAM is to parallel IEEE 802.1ag, this requirement document is general independent of OAM technology and does not constrain that direction. Working Group Summary: This document originated in the TRILL OAM design team. It was adopted by a strong consensus and reviewed by the WG. Changes were made based on review in the working group and there was a good consensus to forward it for publication. Document Quality: There is significant vendor interest in more complete OAM facilities for TRILL. This document has been thoroughly reviewed. It was originated in the TRILL OAM design team and has also been reviewed by a number of IEEE 802.1 voting members who volunteered to do so in their individual capacity. In addition, it was closely reviewed several times by Thomas Narten, a former Internet Area Director. Personnel: The Document Shepherd is Donald Eastlake. The Responsible Area Director is Ralph Droms.