YANG Model for Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) Configuration
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TCPM                                                           M. Scharf
Internet-Draft                                      Hochschule Esslingen
Intended status: Standards Track                               V. Murgai
Expires: May 7, 2020                                   Cisco Systems Inc
                                                         M. Jethanandani
                                                                  VMware
                                                       November 04, 2019

    YANG Model for Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) Configuration
                     draft-scharf-tcpm-yang-tcp-03

Abstract

   This document specifies a YANG model for TCP on devices that are
   configured by network management protocols.  The YANG model defines
   groupings for fundamental parameters that can be modified in many TCP
   implementations.  The model includes definitions from YANG Groupings
   for TCP Client and TCP Servers (I-D.ietf-netconf-tcp-client-server).
   The model is NMDA (RFC 8342) compliant.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Model Overview  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     3.1.  Modeling Scope  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     3.2.  Basic TCP Configuration Parameters  . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.3.  Model Design  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.4.  Tree Diagram  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.5.  Example Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   4.  TCP Configuration YANG Model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   5.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     5.1.  The IETF XML Registry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     5.2.  The YANG Module Names Registry  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   6.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   7.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     7.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     7.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   Appendix A.  Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   Appendix B.  Changes compared to previous versions  . . . . . . .  18
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19

1.  Introduction

   The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) [RFC0793] is used by many
   applications in the Internet, including control and management
   protocols.  Therefore, TCP is implemented on network elements that
   can be configured via network management protocols such as NETCONF
   [RFC6241] or RESTCONF [RFC8040].  This document specifies a YANG
   [RFC7950] 1.1 model for configuring TCP on network elements that
   support YANG data models, and is Network Management Datastore
   Architecture (NMDA) [RFC8342] compliant.  This document includes
   definitions from YANG Groupings for TCP Clients and TCP Servers
   [I-D.ietf-netconf-tcp-client-server].  The model focuses on
   fundamental and standard TCP functions that are widely implemented.
   The model can be augmented to address more advanced or
   implementation-specific TCP features.

   Many protocol stacks on internet hosts use other methods to configure
   TCP, such as operating system configuration or policies.  Many TCP/IP
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