The NETCONF protocol provides mechanisms to manipulate configuration
datastores. However, client applications often need to be aware of
common events such as a change in NETCONF server capabilities, that
may impact management applications. Standard mechanisms are needed
to support the monitoring of the base system events within the
NETCONF server. This document defines a YANG module that allows a
NETCONF client to receive notifications for some common system
Working Group Summary
The document has been longly discussed in the Working Group,
including several WG Last Calls. The comments and reviews helped
to improve the document a lot and the current version reflects the
consensus of the Working Group.
There was some debate on the scope of the draft. Kent Watsen was
the only person who proposed the document to cover a much bigger
scope. The system-startup notification has been removed after some
The last WGLC did raise only minor issues. The changes have been
accepted by the WG with some additional discussion and bug fixing.
It is expected that NETCONF implementations will be extended once
this document gets published as proposed standard to support system
Mehmet Ersue is the Document Shepherd for this document
Dan Romascanu is the Responsible Area Director.