SUPA Policy-based Management Framework
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Network Working Group                                             W. Liu
Internet-Draft                                       Huawei Technologies
Intended status: Informational                                    C. Xie
Expires: March 31, 2018                                    China Telecom
                                                            J. Strassner
                                                          G. Karagiannis
                                                     Huawei Technologies
                                                                M. Klyus
                                                              NetCracker
                                                                   J. Bi
                                                     Tsinghua University
                                                                Y. Cheng
                                                            China Unicom
                                                                D. Zhang
                                                     Huawei Technologies
                                                      September 27, 2017

                 SUPA Policy-based Management Framework
             draft-liu-policy-based-management-framework-00

Abstract

   Simplified Use of Policy Abstractions (SUPA) defines base YANG data
   models to encode policy, which point to device-, technology-, and
   service-specific YANG models developed elsewhere.  Policy rules
   within an operator's environment can be used to express high-level,
   possibly network-wide policies to a network management function
   (within a controller, an orchestrator, or a network element).  The
   network management function can then control the configuration and/or
   monitoring of network elements and services.  This document describes
   the SUPA basic framework, its elements and interfaces.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Framework for Generic Policy-based Management . . . . . . . .   4
     3.1.  Overview  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.2.  Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     3.3.  The GPIM and the EPRIM  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     3.4.  Creation of Generic YANG Modules  . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   4.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   5.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   6.  Contributors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   7.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   8.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     8.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     8.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15

1.  Introduction

   Traffic flows over increasingly complex enterprise and service
   provider networks become more and more important.  Meanwhile, the
   rapid growth of the variety makes the task of network operations and
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