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IP Connectivity Provisioning Profile (CPP) (RFC7297)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000237708D
Original Publication Date: 2014-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Jul-04
Document File: 44 page(s) / 48K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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M. Boucadair: AUTHOR [+3]


This document describes the Connectivity Provisioning Profile (CPP) and proposes a CPP template to capture IP/MPLS connectivity requirements to be met within a service delivery context (e.g., Voice over IP, IP TV, and VPN services).

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Independent Submission                                      M. Boucadair Request for Comments: 7297                                  C. Jacquenet Category: Informational                                   France Telecom ISSN: 2070-1721                                                  N. Wang                                                     University of Surrey                                                                July 2014

                IP Connectivity Provisioning Profile (CPP)


   This document describes the Connectivity Provisioning Profile (CPP)    and proposes a CPP template to capture IP/MPLS connectivity    requirements to be met within a service delivery context (e.g., Voice    over IP or IP TV).  The CPP defines the set of IP transfer parameters    to be supported by the underlying transport network together with a    reachability scope and bandwidth/capacity needs.  Appropriate    performance metrics, such as one-way delay or one-way delay    variation, are used to characterize an IP transfer service.  Both    global and restricted reachability scopes can be captured in the CPP.

   Such a generic CPP template is meant to (1) facilitate the automation    of the service negotiation and activation procedures, thus    accelerating service provisioning, (2) set (traffic) objectives of    Traffic Engineering functions and service management functions, and    (3) improve service and network management systems with 'decision-    making' capabilities based upon negotiated/offered CPPs.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This is a contribution to the RFC Series, independently of any other    RFC stream.  The RFC Editor has chosen to publish this document at    its discretion and makes no statement about its value for    implementation or deployment.  Documents approved for publication by    the RFC Editor are not a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7297.

Boucadair, et al.             Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7297                           CPP                         July 2014

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