Use Cases and Requirements for Layer Independent OAM Management in multi-layer environments

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Authors Daniel King  , Mohamed Boucadair  , Sam Aldrin  , Greg Mirsky  , Mishael Wexler 
Last updated 2015-03-29 (latest revision 2014-09-25)
Replaces draft-king-opsawg-time-multi-layer-oam-use-case
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As operators deploy and operate multi-layer networks and diverse transport technologies, layer independent Operations, Maintenance & Administration Management (OAM) would be beneficial for monitoring and troubleshooting operations of network and service infrastructure. This document identifies and discusses the key use-cases and high- level requirements for layer independent Operations, Administration, and Maintenance management to facilitate operations and maintenance in multi-layer and multi-domain networks utilizing a wide variety of heterogeneous networking technologies.


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