Survey of Possibilities for the Automated Configuration of Large IP Networks

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (opsawg WG)
Authors Tina Tsou  , Jürgen Schönwälder  , Yang Shi  , Tom Taylor  , GuoLiang Yang 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2013-01-23)
Replaces draft-tsou-opsawg-network-configuration
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This memo discusses the steps required to bring a large number of devices into service in IP networks in an automated fashion. The goal of this document is to list known solutions where they exist, to point out approaches proven to be problematic, and to identify gaps that require further specifications.


Tina Tsou (
Jürgen Schönwälder (
Yang Shi (
Tom Taylor (
GuoLiang Yang (

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