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NETCONF Private Candidates

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors James Cumming , Robert Wills
Last updated 2023-07-10
Replaced by draft-ietf-netconf-privcand
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document provides a mechanism to extend the Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF) and RESTCONF protocol to support multiple clients making configuration changes simultaneously and ensuring that they commit only those changes that they defined. This document addresses two specific aspects: The interaction with a private candidate over the NETCONF and RESTCONF protocols and the methods to identify and resolve conflicts between clients.


James Cumming
Robert Wills

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