IETF standards for network device configuration

The IETF has defined a set of Proposed Standards for managing the configuration of network devices.

RFC NumberNameAuthorsDate
RFC 6241Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF)R. Enns, M. Bjorklund, J. Schoenwaelder, A. BiermanJune 2011
RFC 8341Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF) Access Control ModelA. Bierman, M. BjorklundMarch 2012
RFC 5277NETCONF Event NotificationsS. Chisholm, H. TrevinoJuly 2008
RFC 5717Partial Lock Remote Procedure Call (RPC) for NETCONFB. Lengyel, M. BjorklundDecember 2009
RFC 6242Using the NETCONF Protocol over Secure Shell (SSH)M. WassermanJune 2011
RFC 6470Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF) Base NotificationsA. BiermanFebruary 2012
RFC 7589Using the NETCONF Protocol over Transport Layer Security (TLS) with Mutual X.509 AuthenticationM. Badra, J SchoenwalderJune 2015
RFC 6243With-defaults Capability for NETCONFA. Bierman, B. LengyelSeptember 2004
RFC 8071NETCONF Call Home and RESTCONF Call HomeK. WatsenFebruary 2017