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Framework for Policy Usage Feedback for Common Open Policy Service with Policy Provisioning (COPS-PR) (RFC3483)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000011985D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Mar-28
Document File: 11 page(s) / 20K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

D. Rawlins: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

Common Open Policy Services (COPS) Protocol (RFC 2748), defines the capability of reporting information to the Policy Decision Point (PDP). The types of report information are success, failure and accounting of an installed state. This document focuses on the COPS Report Type of Accounting and the necessary framework for the monitoring and reporting of usage feedback for an installed state.

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Network Working Group                                         D. Rawlins

Request for Comments: 3483                                      WorldCom

Category: Informational                                      A. Kulkarni

                                                                   Intel

                                                            M. Bokaemper

                                                        Juniper Networks

                                                                 K. Chan

                                                         Nortel Networks

                                                              March 2003

  Framework for Policy Usage Feedback for Common Open Policy Service

                  with Policy Provisioning (COPS-PR)

Status of this Memo

   This memo provides information for the Internet community.  It does

   not specify an Internet standard of any kind.  Distribution of this

   memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2003).  All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

   Common Open Policy Services (COPS) Protocol (RFC 2748), defines the

   capability of reporting information to the Policy Decision Point

   (PDP).  The types of report information are success, failure and

   accounting of an installed state.  This document focuses on the COPS

   Report Type of Accounting and the necessary framework for the

   monitoring and reporting of usage feedback for an installed state.

Conventions used in this document

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",

   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this

   document are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].

Rawlins, et al.              Informational                      [Page 1]

RFC 3483                COPS Feedback Framework               March 2003

Table of Contents

   Glossary........................................................... 2

   1  Introduction.................................................... 2

   2  Overview........................................................ 3

   3  Requirements for Normal Operations.............................. 3

   4  Periodic Nature of Policy Usage Feedback........................ 4

      4.1 Reporting Intervals......................................... 4

   5  Suspension, Resumption and Halting of Usage Monitoring and

      Reporting........................................