Network Instance Model

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (rtgwg WG)
Authors Lou Berger  , Christian Hopps  , Acee Lindem  , Dean Bogdanović 
Last updated 2016-06-21 (latest revision 2016-05-17)
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This document defines a network instance module. This module along with the logical network element module can be used to manage the logical and virtual resource representations that may be present on a network device. Examples of common industry terms for logical resource representations are Logical Systems or Logical Routers. Examples of common industry terms for virtual resource representations are Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) instances and Virtual Switch Instances (VSIs).


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