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YANG Schema Selection

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (netmod WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Robert Wilton , Reshad Rahman , Joe Clarke , Jason Sterne , Bo Wu
Last updated 2020-09-18 (Latest revision 2020-03-17)
Replaces draft-wilton-netmod-yang-ver-selection
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Yang Validation 6 errors, 0 warnings
Additional resources Yang catalog entry for ietf-schema-selection@2020-02-29.yang
Yang impact analysis for draft-ietf-netmod-yang-ver-selection
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This document defines a mechanism to allow clients, using NETCONF or RESTCONF, to configure and select YANG schema for interactions with a server. This functionality can help servers support clients using older revisions of YANG modules even if later revisions contain non- backwards-compatible changes. It can also be used to allow clients to select between YANG schema defined by different organizations. This draft provides a solution to YANG versioning requirements 3.1 and 3.2.


Robert Wilton
Reshad Rahman
Joe Clarke
Jason Sterne
Bo Wu

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