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IETF 87th Summary

MIF working group has setup architecture design team sine 86th meeting, the team has regular bi-week teleconf. the result generate the MPVD Architecture document which enclude below major points:

  1. Definitions and types of PVDs:
    • 0) the definition of provisioning domain,
    • 1) types of PVD such as explicit and implicit,
    • 2) Incremental deployment of explicit PVDs
    • 3) Relationship between PVDs and interfaces
    • 4) PVD identity/naming
    • 5) Dual stack relationship
    • 6) Elements of PVD
  2. Example network configurations and number of PVDs
  3. Reference model of PVD-aware node
  4. PVD support in APIs
  5. PVD-aware nodes trust to PVDs

During the working group meeting, some comments about considering containment hierarchy and whether namespace need hierachy or not, PVD-aware nodes trust to PVDs et al. finally, the bubble analogy has been used to explain with MPVDs. the working group feel this is a good work and should continue. Design team will continue the teleconf after IETF meeting. Working group people is welcome to join this teleconf.

IETF 90th Summary

1) MIF architecture document Working Group Last Call will be postponed to friday for more inputs, encourage more review and comments.

2) MIF API document has been updted to adapt to MPVD archtecture. couple of issues have been identified, for example, no need of interface info, audience of the document, error and failure, et al.

3) MIF happy eyeball also has been updated according to MPV architecture, WG recommend to focus only on happyeyeball use case.

4) Proposed new work items like MPVD ID, DHCP and NPD extension have been supported to be adopted as three work items by concensus.

5) MIF API session continuity, audience and use case need to be clarified further.

6) high level API, whether orginal authors would like to continue this work need to be clarified.

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