Topology API Requirements

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Authors Jan Medved  , Stefano Previdi  , Hannes Gredler  , Thomas Nadeau  , Shane Amante 
Last updated 2013-08-22 (latest revision 2013-02-18)
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This document describes requirements for collecting topology data from network elements and other sources, creating a coherent view of the network topology from the collected data, and presenting the topology view to various applications that need to: a) understand the topology; and, b) leverage topology information in order to improve application specific mechanisms such as path selection, resources reservation, etc.


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