CDN Interconnect Metadata
draft-ietf-cdni-metadata-03

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Network Working Group                                   B. Niven-Jenkins
Internet-Draft                                                 R. Murray
Intended status: Standards Track                               G. Watson
Expires: April 24, 2014                         Velocix (Alcatel-Lucent)
                                                            M. Caulfield
                                                                K. Leung
                                                           Cisco Systems
                                                                   K. Ma
                                                     Azuki Systems, Inc.
                                                        October 21, 2013

                       CDN Interconnect Metadata
                      draft-ietf-cdni-metadata-03

Abstract

   The CDNI Metadata Interface enables interconnected CDNs to exchange
   content distribution metadata in order to enable content acquisition
   and delivery.  The CDNI metadata associated with a piece of content
   provides a downstream CDN with sufficient information for the
   downstream CDN to service content requests on behalf of an upstream
   CDN.  This document describes both the core set of CDNI metadata and
   the protocol for exchanging that metadata.

Requirements Language

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
   document are to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119 [RFC2119].

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.1.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   2.  Design Principles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  CDNI Metadata Data Model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.1.  HostIndex, HostMetadata & PathMetadata objects  . . . . .   6
     3.2.  Generic CDNI Metadata Object Properties . . . . . . . . .   9
     3.3.  Metadata Inheritance and Override . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     3.4.  Metadata Naming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   4.  Encoding-Independent CDNI Metadata Object Descriptions  . . .  11
     4.1.  CDNI Metadata Structural Object Descriptions  . . . . . .  11
       4.1.1.  HostIndex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       4.1.2.  HostMatch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       4.1.3.  HostMetadata  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       4.1.4.  PathMatch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       4.1.5.  PathMetadata  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       4.1.6.  PatternMatch  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       4.1.7.  GenericMetadata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     4.2.  CDNI Metadata Property Object Descriptions  . . . . . . .  16
       4.2.1.  Source Metadata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
         4.2.1.1.  Source  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       4.2.2.  LocationACL Metadata  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
         4.2.2.1.  LocationRule  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
         4.2.2.2.  Footprint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       4.2.3.  TimeWindowACL Metadata  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
         4.2.3.1.  TimeWindowRule  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
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