Autonomic IPv6 Edge Prefix Management in Large-scale Networks
draft-ietf-anima-prefix-management-05

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ANIMA WG                                                   S. Jiang, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                                     Z. Du
Intended status: Informational              Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
Expires: February 15, 2018                                  B. Carpenter
                                                       Univ. of Auckland
                                                                  Q. Sun
                                                           China Telecom
                                                         August 14, 2017

     Autonomic IPv6 Edge Prefix Management in Large-scale Networks
                 draft-ietf-anima-prefix-management-05

Abstract

   This document describes an autonomic solution for IPv6 prefix
   management at the edge of large-scale ISP networks, with an extension
   to support IPv4 prefixes.  An important purpose of the document is to
   use it for validation of the design of various components of the
   autonomic networking infrastructure.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Problem Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     3.1.  Intended User and Administrator Experience  . . . . . . .   4
     3.2.  Analysis of Parameters and Information Involved . . . . .   4
       3.2.1.  Parameters each device can decide for itself  . . . .   5
       3.2.2.  Information needed from network operations  . . . . .   5
       3.2.3.  Comparison with current solutions . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.3.  Interaction with other devices  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       3.3.1.  Information needed from other devices . . . . . . . .   6
       3.3.2.  Monitoring, diagnostics and reporting . . . . . . . .   7
   4.  Autonomic Edge Prefix Management Solution . . . . . . . . . .   7
     4.1.  Behaviors on prefix requesting device . . . . . . . . . .   7
     4.2.  Behaviors on prefix providing device  . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.3.  Behavior after Successful Negotiation . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.4.  Prefix logging  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   5.  Autonomic Prefix Management Options . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.1.  Edge Prefix Objective Option  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.2.  IPv4 extension  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   6.  Prefix Management Parameters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     6.1.  Example of Prefix Management Parameters . . . . . . . . .  11
   7.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   8.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   9.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   10. Change log [RFC Editor: Please remove]  . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   11. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     11.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     11.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   Appendix A.  Abstract Deployment Overview . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     A.1.  Address & Prefix management with DHCP . . . . . . . . . .  16
     A.2.  Prefix management with ANI/GRASP  . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
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