Technical Objective Formats for the Autonomic Network Infrastructure
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Network Working Group                                       B. Carpenter
Internet-Draft                                         Univ. of Auckland
Intended status: Informational                                    B. Liu
Expires: January 17, 2018                   Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
                                                           July 16, 2017

  Technical Objective Formats for the Autonomic Network Infrastructure
                draft-carpenter-anima-ani-objectives-03

Abstract

   This document defines the formats of several technical objectives for
   the Generic Autonomic Signaling Protocol (GRASP) used by components
   of the Autonomic Networking Infrastructure outlined in the ANIMA
   reference model.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Objectives for Secure Bootstrap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     2.1.  Additional value for GRASP message syntax . . . . . . . .   3
     2.2.  Discovered Sychronization Objective for the Join
           Registrar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     2.3.  Flooded Objective for Join Proxy  . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   3.  Objective for Autonomic Control Plane . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   4.  Objective for Stable Connectivity of Network OAM  . . . . . .   7
   5.  Flood Frequency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   6.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   8.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   9.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     9.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     9.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   Appendix A.  Change log [RFC Editor: Please remove] . . . . . . .   9
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10

1.  Introduction

   This document defines several technical objectives for use with for
   the Generic Autonomic Signaling Protocol (GRASP)
   [I-D.ietf-anima-grasp].  They are intended for use by corresponding
   Autonomic Service Agents (ASAs) that support infrastructure
   components of the Autonomic Network Infrastructure (ANI) outlined in
   the ANIMA reference model [I-D.ietf-anima-reference-model].

   Note: This draft is posted to allow systematic discussion of the
   various objectives in a consistent way.  It is possible that rather
   than this being published as an RFC, the various objective
   definitions will be incorporated directly in the relevant
   specifications.

   The reference model identifies several infrastructure components that
   will fit together with GRASP to form the ANI:

      Secure Bootstrap.

      Autonomic Control Plane (ACP).

      Stable Connectivity of Network OAM.

   The following sections define GRASP objectives for each of these
   cases.  They are described in an informal object notation and
   formally using CBOR data definition language (CDDL)

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