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References in This Chapter

To further extend your knowledge, you should look at the RFCs as a next step. They are actually quite readable and a good source of detailed information, and many have usage examples. In particular, have a look at the items referenced in Table 2-4.

Table 2-4 YANG-Related Documents for Further Reading

Topic

Content

RFC 3535

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3535

Operator requirements in terms of network management. Still valid today.

Architecture

http://tools.ietf.org/html/rf6244

“An Architecture for Network Management Using NETCONF and YANG” (RFC 6244)

NETCONF WG

https://datatracker.ietf.org/wg/netconf/documents/

The IETF Network Configuration Working Group.

This is the group that defines NETCONF and RESTCONF. Look here for the latest drafts and RFCs.

NETMOD WG

https://datatracker.ietf.org/wg/netmod/documents/

The IETF Network Modeling Working Group.

This is the group that defines YANG and many of the YANG modules. Look here for the latest drafts and RFCs.

yangcatalog.org

https://www.yangcatalog.org/

Catalog of YANG modules, searchable on keywords and metadata. Also has YANG tools for validation, browsing, dependency graphs, and REGEX validation. At the time of writing, there are about 3,500 YANG modules in the catalog.

RFCs 8199 and RFC 8309

http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8199 and http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8309

The different YANG module types.

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