MEF 13 User Network Interface (UNI) Type 1 Implementation Agreement

2005 Nov

Product Portfolio: Carrier Ethernet | Standard Type: Architecture

Summary:

This allows existing Ethernet devices (switch, router, workstation, etc) acting as Customer Edge devices to be compliant to this IA with no additional software or hardware upgrades

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Abstract:

This document specifies an implementation agreement for MEF User to Network Interface (UNI) Type 1. The main objective of this version is to specify the MEF UNI characteristics and operation in manual configuration mode. This allows existing Ethernet devices (switch, router, workstation, etc) acting as CEs to be instantly compliant to this IA with no additional software or hardware upgrades. The main functionality of this version is to allow data-plane Ethernet connectivity between the UNI-C and UNI-N. This document references MEF UNI Requirements and Framework for all concepts, constructs and terminology. The UNI Type 1 mode provides bare minimum data-plane connectivity services with no control-plane or managementplane capabilities.


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