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RESTCONF Protocol (RFC8040)

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Original Publication Date: 2017-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-Feb-01

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

A. Bierman: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

There is a need for standard mechanisms to allow Web applications to access the configuration data, state data, data-model-specific Remote Procedure Call (RPC) operations, and event notifications within a networking device, in a modular and extensible manner.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                        A. Bierman Request for Comments: 8040                                     YumaWorks Category: Standards Track                                   M. Bjorklund ISSN: 2070-1721                                           Tail-f Systems                                                                K. Watsen                                                         Juniper Networks                                                             January 2017

                            RESTCONF Protocol

Abstract

   This document describes an HTTP-based protocol that provides a    programmatic interface for accessing data defined in YANG, using the    datastore concepts defined in the Network Configuration Protocol    (NETCONF).

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   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).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 7841.

   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/rfc8040.

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Bierman, et al.              Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 8040                        RESTCONF                    January 2017

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................5

      1.1. Terminology ................................................5

           1.1.1. NETCONF .............................................6

           1.1.2. HTTP ..................