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Common YANG Data Types (RFC6021) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000200363D
Original Publication Date: 2010-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Oct-08
Document File: 52 page(s) / 53K

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J. Schoenwaelder: AUTHOR [+1]


YANG [RFC6020] is a data modeling language used to model configuration and state data manipulated by the Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF) [RFC4741]. The YANG language supports a small set of built-in data types and provides mechanisms to derive other types from the built-in types.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)             J. Schoenwaelder, Ed. Request for Comments: 6021                             Jacobs University Category: Standards Track                                   October 2010 ISSN: 2070-1721

                          Common YANG Data Types


   This document introduces a collection of common data types to be used    with the YANG data modeling language.

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 Schoenwaelder                Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 6021                       YANG-TYPES                   October 2010

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