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Framework for Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks (L3VPN) Operations and Management (RFC4176)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000129731D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Oct-07
Document File: 22 page(s) / 46K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

Y. El Mghazli: AUTHOR [+6]

Abstract

This document provides a framework for the operation and management of Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks (L3VPNs). This framework intends to produce a coherent description of the significant technical issues that are important in the design of L3VPN management solutions. The selection of specific approaches, and making choices among information models and protocols are outside the scope of this document.

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Network Working Group                                 Y. El Mghazli, Ed.
Request for Comments: 4176                                       Alcatel
Category: Informational                                        T. Nadeau
                                                                   Cisco
                                                            M. Boucadair
                                                          France Telecom
                                                                 K. Chan
                                                                  Nortel
                                                              A. Gonguet
                                                                 Alcatel
                                                            October 2005


        Framework for Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks (L3VPN)
                       Operations and Management

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 (2005).

Abstract

   This document provides a framework for the operation and management
   of Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks (L3VPNs).  This framework intends
   to produce a coherent description of the significant technical issues
   that are important in the design of L3VPN management solutions.  The
   selection of specific approaches, and making choices among
   information models and protocols are outside the scope of this
   document.


El Mghazli, et al.           Informational                      [Page 1]
RFC 4176       L3VPN Operations and Management Framework    October 2005


Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction .................................................  2
       1.1.  Terminology ............................................  2
       1.2.  Management functions ...................................  4
       1.3.  Reference Models .......................................  5
   2.  Customer Service Operations and Management ...................  7
       2.1.  Customer Service Management Information Model ..........  7
       2.2.  Customer Management Functions .......