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XMLCONF Configuration Protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Author Rob Enns
Last updated 2003-07-02
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Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


There is a need for standardized mechanisms to manipulate, install, edit, and delete the configuration of a network device. In addition, there is a need to retrieve device state information and receive asynchronous device state messages in a manner consistent with the configuration mechanisms. There is great interest in using an XML based data encoding because a significant set of tools for manipulating ASCII text and XML encoded data already exists.


Rob Enns

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