Management of Networks with Constrained Devices: Use Cases (RFC7548)
Original Publication Date: 2015-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-May-14
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
M. Ersue: AUTHOR [+5]
Constrained devices (also known as sensors, smart objects, or smart devices) with limited CPU, memory, and power resources can be connected to a network. Such a network of constrained devices itself may be constrained or challenged, e.g., with unreliable or lossy channels, wireless technologies with limited bandwidth and a dynamic topology, needing the service of a gateway or proxy to connect to the Internet. In other scenarios, the constrained devices can be connected to a unconstrained network using off-the-shelf protocol stacks. Constrained devices might be in charge of gathering information in diverse settings including natural ecosystems, buildings, and factories and sending the information to one or more server stations.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) M. Ersue, Ed. Request for Comments: 7548 Nokia Networks Category: Informational D. Romascanu ISSN: 2070-1721 Avaya J. Schoenwaelder A. Sehgal Jacobs University Bremen May 2015
Management of Networks with Constrained Devices: Use Cases
This document discusses use cases concerning the management of networks in which constrained devices are involved. A problem statement, deployment options, and the requirements on the networks with constrained devices can be found in the companion document on "Management of Networks with Constrained Devices: Problem Statement and Requirements" (RFC 7547).
Status of This Memo
This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Not all documents approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.
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RFC 7548 Constrained Management: Use Cases May 2015
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