Operations, Administration and Maintenance (OAM) for Overlay Networks: Gap Analysis

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Authors Greg Mirsky  , Erik Nordmark  , Carlos Pignataro  , Nagendra Nainar  , Deepak Kumar  , Mach Chen  , Li Yizhou  , David Mozes  , Santosh Pallagatti  , Ignas Bagdonas 
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This document provides an overview of the Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) for overlay networks. The OAM toolset includes set of fault management and performance monitoring capabilities (operating in the data plane) that comply with the Overlay OAM Requirements. Insufficient functional coverage of existing OAM protocols also noted in this document. The protocol definitions for each of the Overlay OAM tools to be defined in separate documents.


Greg Mirsky (gregory.mirsky@ericsson.com)
Erik Nordmark (nordmark@acm.org)
Carlos Pignataro (cpignata@cisco.com)
Nagendra Nainar (naikumar@cisco.com)
Deepak Kumar (dekumar@cisco.com)
Mach Chen (mach.chen@huawei.com)
Li Yizhou (liyizhou@huawei.com)
David Mozes (davidm@mellanox.com)
Santosh Pallagatti (santosh.pallagatti@gmail.com)
Ignas Bagdonas (ibagdona@gmail.com)

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