Configuration Management Simplified
Source: Tail-f Systems
The IETF has recently standardized the NETCONF configuration management protocol and is currently in the process of standardizing a NETCONF-oriented data modeling language called YANG. These two new technologies promise to drastically simplify network configuration management. This paper shows how NETCONF and YANG can be employed to make next-generation configuration management systems considerably simpler, more understandable, and also more robust than current systems.