Problem Statement for the Configuration of Large-Scale IP Networks

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This memo discusses the steps required to bring network devices in a service provider network into service in an automated fashion. The memo identifies known solutions where they exist, but notes some gaps that require further specification.


Tina Tsou (
Jürgen Schönwälder (
Yang Shi (
Tom Taylor (

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