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TR-512 release 1.5 completed and published

OIMT Conference Call Schedule

  • November: Cancel 11/25 due to US holiday
  • December: Meet only on Dec. 2 due to ITU-T SG15 meeting (Dec. 6-17) and holidays
  • January 2022: Resume calls from Jan. 6

OIMT 2022 Vitrual F2F in 2022. 

  • Plan for April 4 - 8


BBF incoming LS (Nov. 2) responding to ONF's liaison (Oct. 5) on the ONF SEBA RD2.0 Release

  • Date of the SEBA proposed workshop
  • Answering SEBA's many questions regarding whitebox device (pLOT, dLOT, ...) and the SDN MC interfaces
    • Also referring to BBF WT-477, WT-451, WT-454, WT-413
  • Timon has asked Andrea Campanella to respond directly to BBF
  • Nigel to provide the ONF liaison link

MEF incoming LS (Nov. 11) on MEF-84 Network slicing

  • Announced the publication of MEF 84 Network Slice Service and Attributes. It noted that:
    • This standard specifies Network Slicing in the context of MEF Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) and MEF Services.
    • Key concepts of Network Slicing, Network Slices and Network Services are described.
    • Network Services as defined in this Standard enables Service Providers to offer Network Slices in the Service Provider domain as Services to Subscribers in the Customer domain.
    • The focus is on the Subscriber visible aspects of the Service Provider’s internal Network Slices
  • Nigel to post the LS on OIMT Liaison Statements page
  • Comments/concerns, if any, could be discussed in future call.
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Link and FCLeo

Distinction between Link and FC

  • Discussion occurred on the architectural distinction and modeling distinction of Link and FC, and recursion of FC.
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    • Discussed questions why FC Y is between FDs A and B, how to use correctly the attribute _supportedLink in the ForwardinConstruct class and the attributes _lowerLevelLink and _fc in the Link class.
    • Also discussed the architectural and model distinctions between FC and Link.
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  • Action items
  • Review IETF/IEEE documents and CH slides and merge as appropriate into simplified spec. (ND)
  • Early draft of OAM document (AM, ND)
  • DMTF email on security protocol (DMTF DSP0274 Security Protocol and Data Model (SPDM) Specification)

Future calls agenda items

  • TIP/MUST papers (CH, ND)
  • Catalog / inventory storage application (CH, ND)
  • MEF W130 device physical & environmental specification. OIMT may need to engage MEF on that. (CH)
  • IETF work on physical inventory model (ND)
  • RBAC vs ABAC (June 2021 F2F meeting Tue 1.2 ) 
  • Finalize the write up on Multi-point Media Channel (later call) (Candidate for v1.6)
  • To recap the previous OIMT discussion on synchronization management IM (later call)
  • YANG augmenting 
  • Leo on location model