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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-netconf-soap-00.txt

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	Title		: NETCONF Over SOAP
	Author(s)	: T. Goddard
	Filename	: draft-ietf-netconf-soap-00.txt
	Pages		: 19
	Date		: 2003-10-17
The configuration protocol NETCONF is applicable to a wide range of
devices in a variety of environments. The emergence of Web Services
gives one such environment, and is presently characterized by the use
of SOAP over HTTP.  NETCONF finds many benefits in this environment:
from the use of existing standards, to ease of software development,
to integration with deployed systems.  Herein, we describe a SOAP
over HTTP binding that, when used with multiple persistent HTTP
connections, yields an application protocol sufficient for NETCONF.

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