YANG / NETCONF General Resources
These links provide an introduction to NETCONF / YANG standards, tools and networking community development efforts.
An Introduction to NETCONF & YANG – rfc6244, An Architecture for Network Management using NETCONF and YANG.
NETCONF Workgroup Wiki page
NETCONF and YANG Development Sites – provide information and tutorials on the NETCONF protocol, YANG modeling language and multiple validation, editing, compiling and other tools.
Networking Technologies Development Center
YANG Modeling Language Resources
IETF Network Modeling (NETMOD) Working Group
YANG 1.0 Standard – rfc6020
YANG 1.1 Standard – rfc7950
PYANG – a YANG module validator. It can also be used to convert YANG modules into other formats.
YANG Module Classification – rfc8199
Service Models Explained – rfc8309
Network Management Datastore Architecture (NMDA) – rfc8342
YANG Catalog – a reference for YANG modules, associated meta-data and search, validation and application software tools available in the industry
OpenConfig – an informal Working Group of network operators focused on compiling a vendor-neutral YANG data models
PyangBind (Python) – open source management tools tested with OpenConfig YANG modules
Examples of Model-Driven Open Source Configuration Applications
YANG Explorer – a YANG browser and RPC-builder application focused on YANG modules
YANG Development Kit (Python) – provides application API’s focused on YANG modules
PyangBind (Python) – open source management tools focused on OpenConfig YANG modules
Configuration Protocols Resources
NETCONF / RESTCONF
IETF Network Configuration (NETCONF) Working Group
NETCONF Standard – rfc6241
NETCONF Extensions to Support the Network Management Datastore Architecture
RESTCONF Standard – rfc8040
RESTCONF Extensions to Support the Network Management Datastore Architecture
Capability to Subscribe to Publisher’s Events Streams – extends the capability defined in the rfc5277, NETCONF Event Notifications
Call Home – rfc8071 – YANG Datastore Server’s capability to initiate a secure connection with Client to receive configuration
Subscription to YANG Datastores – YANG Push – YANG Datastore Server’s publish / subscribe interface providing a subscription against the updates to any supported datastores
gRPC / gNMI
gRPC / protobuf – Remote Procedure Call using Protocol Buffers Serialization
gNMI / gNOI – gRPC based configuration protocol (gNMI) with gRPC based set of operational management commands (gNOI)
CoAP / CoMI
CoAP – Constrained Application Protocol – rfc7252 – used by IoT and M2M applications
CoMI – CoAP Management Interface
These links point you to a wealth of information about network management, SNMP protocol, MIB and related issues.
SNMPv3 Working Group – concluded
The Simple Times – a publication devoted to the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
SNMP and MIB Information
SNMP and Internet Management
IANA – Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
SNMP MIB Resources
These links point you to a large collection of standard and vendor specific MIB documents.
Collection of Standard MIBs – sorted by name or by source RFC number
Collection of Vendors’ MIBs
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