Imagine all of your routers and switches using the same data models and protocols across the network.
Cisco is embracing NETCONF/RESTCONF and YANG models, the new industry standard device interfaces and data models, to make the automation and configuration process simpler.
Utilize a true programmatic interface with NETCONF and RESTCONF
Seperate Configuration and State Information
Configure Network "Services" AND Devices
Comprehensive feature coverage with YANG data models
Read Adam Radford's blog,
Getting Started with NETCONF/YANG
Review the IETF docs for YANG, NETCONF and RESTCONF
Explore DevNet learning labs to enrich your understanding of Standard Device Interfaces & Models
How is Cisco involved? View OpenConfig on Cisco Platforms
Introduction to Standard Device Interfaces
Introduction to YANG Data Modeling
Introduction to the NETCONF Protocol
Introduction to the RESTCONF Protocol
IOS-XE RESTCONF always-on sandbox includes IOS-XE 3.17
NX-OS Open NX-OS reservation-based sandbox includes Nexus 9000
NX-API Simplified switch interaction using virtualized NX-OS (NX-OSv)
RESTCONF examplesSample code for the RESTCONF 101 & 102 learning labs.
NETCONF examplesSample code for the Cisco DevNet NETCONF Learning Labs
SEE WHAT WE'VE GOT FOR YOU
Quickly find out which YANG Model to use for a technology
DOES YOUR DEVICE SUPPORT NETCONF / RESTCONF?
* Nexus 7000 and 5000 have had basic NETCONF support through XML Management interface from much earlier, but significant enhancements added in the 7.3 release
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