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Liaison to IETF on YANG Models to enable deployments

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State Posted
Submitted Date 2016-05-18
From Contact Michael Fargano
To Groups netconf, netmod, OPS
To Contacts Benoit Claise <>
Joel Jaeggli <>
Mahesh Jethanandani <>
Mehmet Ersue <>
Jürgen Schönwälder <>
Tom Nadeau <>
Cc Joel Jaeggli <>
Mahesh Jethanandani <>
David Sinicrope <>
Jürgen Schönwälder <>
Kent Watsen <>
Mehmet Ersue <>
NETCONF Data Modeling Language Discussion List <>
The IETF Chair <>
Lou Berger <>
Benoit Claise <>
Network Configuration Discussion List <>
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The Broadband Forum is developing YANG models to meet the end 2016/early 2017 deployment timeline announced by several service providers. Broadband Forum
practice is to base its YANG work on existing IETF YANG models and expertise.

In the Broadband Forum meeting of 18-22 April, the Fiber to the Distribution Point (FTTdp)
Work Area agreed to work on developing YANG models based on draft-entitydt-netmodentity
& draft-wilton-netmod-intf-ext-yang for deployments meeting the above
timelines. Given our interest in these drafts, participants will work within the IETF
according to IETF processes, to help progress them. Please keep us apprised of progress
of these drafts.

Further, we would like to inform you that our FTTdp Work Area is defining YANG models
for Broadband Forum specific context and use cases for :

- forwarding/QoS and required protocols (e.g. layer 2 multicast model & DHCP)
- bulk data collection (evaluating draft-ietf-netconf-yang-push and related work),
- software image management,
- operational states (evaluating draft-ietf-netmod-opstate-reqs and related work)

Once the models reach a level of maturity we plan to share these with IETF for review and
comment. Comments from IETF may be made via a liaison or BBF members may
comment directly.

Please see below for information on our next meetings.

Michael Fargano,
Broadband Forum Technical Committee Chair