Partial Lock RPC for NETCONF

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The NETCONF protocol defines the lock and unlock RPCs that lock entire configuration datastores. In some situations, a way to lock only parts of a configuration datastore is required. This document defines a capability-based extension to the NETCONF protocol for locking portions of a configuration datastore.


Balázs Lengyel (
Martin Björklund (

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