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Last Call Review of draft-ietf-opsawg-l3sm-l3nm-10

Request Review of draft-ietf-opsawg-l3sm-l3nm
Requested revision No specific revision (document currently at 18)
Type Last Call Review
Team Ops Directorate (opsdir)
Deadline 2021-08-06
Requested 2021-07-16
Authors Samier Barguil , Oscar Gonzalez de Dios , Mohamed Boucadair , Luis Angel Munoz , Alejandro Aguado
I-D last updated 2021-08-03
Completed reviews Yangdoctors Early review of -03 by Radek Krejčí (diff)
Intdir Last Call review of -08 by Ron Bonica (diff)
Yangdoctors Last Call review of -07 by Radek Krejčí (diff)
Rtgdir Last Call review of -10 by Andrew G. Malis (diff)
Opsdir Last Call review of -10 by Qin Wu (diff)
Secdir Last Call review of -10 by Rifaat Shekh-Yusef (diff)
Genart Early review of -14 by Pete Resnick (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Qin Wu
State Completed
Review review-ietf-opsawg-l3sm-l3nm-10-opsdir-lc-wu-2021-08-03
Posted at
Reviewed revision 10 (document currently at 18)
Result Has nits
Completed 2021-08-03
I have reviewed this document as part of the Operational directorate's ongoing
effort to review all IETF documents being processed by the IESG.  These
comments were written with the intent of improving the operational aspects of
the IETF drafts. Comments that are not addressed in last call may be included
in AD reviews during the IESG review.  Document editors and WG chairs should
treat these comments just like any other last call comments.

This document defines L3VPN network model for provisioning L3VPN service within
service provider network. It provides network centric view of L3VPN service. I
think this document is well written and ready for publication. However I have a
few editorial comments I want like authors to consider.

Major issue: None
1. Section 1, Paragraph 6
Is correspondence referred to corresponding relation or correlation? If they
are equivalent, I am okay with the current wording.

2. Section 5, Network topology module bullet
s/using the network topology module in [RFC8345]
/using the network topology module in [RFC8345]
Or its extension module such as UNI topology module

3.Section 6.1 Paragraph 1
The last sentence describes Causal relationship between template and batch
process and abstracting the parameter into upper SDN layer, it is not very
clear to me that which one is cause? Which one is effect? Maybe I am wrong.

4.Section 6.1 Paragraph 2
Customer sites are not modelled in the L3NM any more How about
s/ the addition or removal of customer sites / the addition or removal of VPN

5.Section 6.1 Paragraph 2
Is RT/RD synchronization mechanism between Pes in the scope of document? If
none, please make this clear.

6.Section 6.2, Paragraph 2
s/service model/network model

7.Section 6.3 Paragraph 2
Is MPLS P2MP the only transport for multicast traffic in this case or just an
example transport?

8.Section 7.4 'rd'definition
s/ these RD/the following RD

9. Section 7.6 'connection' definition
s/from where/from which

10. Section 7.6.3 said:
"The L3NM supports the configuration of one or more IPv4/IPv6 static
   routes.  Since the same structure is used for both IPv4 and IPv6, it
   was considered to have one single container to group both static
   entries independently of their address family, but that design was
   abandoned to ease the mapping with the structure in [RFC8299].
I think you emphasize that the L2NM and L3NM to follow the similar structure to
ease the mapping.

11.Section 7.6.3, 'status' definition
s/ is used to control the (de)activation/can also be used to control the

12. Section 7.6.3 'ipv6-site-of-origin' definition
s/IPv6 Address Specific BGP Extended/IPv6 Address Specific BGP Extended

13. Section 7.6.3 'authentition' definition under BGP
I think we support different authentication modes such as TCP AO support, IPSEC
support, TLS support. I am not sure that TCP MD5 should be supported as an
option since it has break many protocols.

14. Section 7.6.6 'Layer 4' definition
s/data node under ‘l3’ (Figure 25)/data node under ‘l4’ (Figure 26)
I didn’t check other figure number consistency.

15. Section 8