Flow and Service Information Model for Deterministic Networking (DetNet)
RFC 9016

Document Type RFC - Informational (March 2021; No errata)
Authors Balazs Varga  , János Farkas  , Rodney Cummings  , Yuanlong Jiang  , Don Fedyk 
Last updated 2021-03-30
Replaces draft-farkas-detnet-flow-information-model
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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                          B. Varga
Request for Comments: 9016                                     J. Farkas
Category: Informational                                         Ericsson
ISSN: 2070-1721                                              R. Cummings
                                                    National Instruments
                                                                Y. Jiang
                                                                  Huawei
                                                                D. Fedyk
                                                         LabN Consulting
                                                              March 2021

Flow and Service Information Model for Deterministic Networking (DetNet)

Abstract

   This document describes the flow and service information model for
   Deterministic Networking (DetNet).  These models are defined for IP
   and MPLS DetNet data planes.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is
   published for informational purposes.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force
   (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has
   received public review and has been approved for publication by the
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   Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 7841.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction
     1.1.  Goals
     1.2.  Non-Goals
   2.  Terminology
     2.1.  Terms Used in This Document
     2.2.  Abbreviations
     2.3.  Naming Conventions
   3.  DetNet Domain and Its Modeling
     3.1.  DetNet Service Overview
     3.2.  Reference Points Used in Modeling
     3.3.  Information Elements
   4.  App-Flow-Related Parameters
     4.1.  App-Flow Characteristics
     4.2.  App-Flow Requirements
   5.  DetNet Flow-Related Parameters
     5.1.  Management ID of the DetNet Flow
     5.2.  Payload Type of the DetNet Flow
     5.3.  Format of the DetNet Flow
     5.4.  Identification and Specification of DetNet Flows
       5.4.1.  DetNet MPLS Flow Identification and Specification
       5.4.2.  DetNet IP Flow Identification and Specification
     5.5.  Traffic Specification of the DetNet Flow
     5.6.  Endpoints of the DetNet Flow
     5.7.  Rank of the DetNet Flow
     5.8.  Status of the DetNet Flow
     5.9.  Requirements of the DetNet Flow
       5.9.1.  Minimum Bandwidth of the DetNet Flow
       5.9.2.  Maximum Latency of the DetNet Flow
       5.9.3.  Maximum Latency Variation of the DetNet Flow
       5.9.4.  Maximum Loss of the DetNet Flow
       5.9.5.  Maximum Consecutive Loss of the DetNet Flow
       5.9.6.  Maximum Misordering Tolerance of the DetNet Flow
     5.10. BiDir Requirement of the DetNet Flow
   6.  DetNet Service-Related Parameters
     6.1.  Management ID of the DetNet Service
     6.2.  Delivery Type of the DetNet Service
     6.3.  Delivery Profile of the DetNet Service
       6.3.1.  Minimum Bandwidth of the DetNet Service
       6.3.2.  Maximum Latency of the DetNet Service
       6.3.3.  Maximum Latency Variation of the DetNet Service
       6.3.4.  Maximum Loss of the DetNet Service
       6.3.5.  Maximum Consecutive Loss of the DetNet Service
       6.3.6.  Maximum Misordering Tolerance of the DetNet Service
     6.4.  Connectivity Type of the DetNet Service
     6.5.  BiDir Requirement of the DetNet Service
     6.6.  Rank of the DetNet Service
     6.7.  Status of the DetNet Service
   7.  Flow-Specific Operations
     7.1.  Join Operation
     7.2.  Leave Operation
     7.3.  Modify Operation
   8.  Summary
   9.  IANA Considerations
   10. Security Considerations
   11. References
     11.1.  Normative References
     11.2.  Informative References
   Authors' Addresses

1.  Introduction

   Deterministic Networking (DetNet) provides a capability to carry
   specified unicast or multicast data flows for real-time applications
   with extremely low packet loss rates and assured maximum end-to-end
   delivery latency.  A description of the general background and
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