SF Aware TE Topology YANG Model
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Network Working Group                                         I. Bryskin
Internet-Draft                                       Huawei Technologies
Intended status: Informational                                    X. Liu
Expires: December 6, 2018                                          Jabil
                                                            June 4, 2018

                    SF Aware TE Topology YANG Model
                 draft-ietf-teas-sf-aware-topo-model-00

Abstract

   This document describes a YANG data model for TE network topologies
   that are network service and function aware.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.2.  Tree Diagrams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.3.  Prefixes in Data Node Names . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Modeling Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Model Structure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   4.  YANG Modules  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   5.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   6.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   7.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     7.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     7.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   Appendix A.  Companion YANG Model for Non-NMDA Compliant
                Implementations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     A.1.  SF Aware TE Topology State Module . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   Appendix B.  Data Examples  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     B.1.  A Topology with Multiple Connected Network Functions  . .  18
     B.2.  A Topology with an Encapsulated Network Service . . . . .  23
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  27

1.  Introduction

   Today a network offers to its clients far more services than just
   connectivity across the network.  Large variety of physical, logical
   and/or virtual service functions, network functions and transport
   functions (collectively named in this document as SFs) could be
   allocated for and assigned to a client.  As described in
   [I-D.bryskin-teas-use-cases-sf-aware-topo-model], there are some
   important use cases, in which the network needs to represent to the
   client SFs at the client's disposal as topological elements in
   relation to other elements of a topology (i.e. nodes, links, link and
   tunnel termination points) used by the network to describe itself to
   the client.  Not only would such information allow for the client to
   auto-discover the network's SFs available for the services
   provisioned for the client, it would also allow for the client
   selecting the SFs, duel-optimizing the selection on the SF location
   on the network and connectivity means (e.g.  TE tunnels) to inter-
   connect the SFs.  Consequently thus would give to both the network
   and the client powerful means for the service function chain (SFC
   [RFC7498] [RFC7665]) negotiation to achieve most efficient and cost
   effective (from the network point of view) and most optimal yet
   satisfying all necessary constraints of SFCs(from the client's point
   of view).

   This document defines a YANG data model that allows service functions
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