MEF 20 UNI Type 2 Implementation Agreement

2008 Jul

Product Portfolio: Carrier Ethernet

Standard Type: Architecture


Specifies MEF UNI characteristics and operation in which customer side of the UNI is automatically configured by the network side of the UNI allowing verification of SLA and UNI connectivity. Additional objectives include support for Ethernet OAM (802.3ah, 802.1ag) over the UNI. Required for support of ELMI


This document specifies an Implementation Agreement (IA) for MEF User to Network Interface (UNI) Type 2. This Implementation Agreement adds new functionalities to MEF UNI Type 1 MEF13, such as E-LMI based on MEF16, Link OAM based on clause 57 of IEEE 802.3, Service OAM based on ITU-T Y.1731 and IEEE 802.1ag and Protection using Link Aggregation based on clause 43 of IEEE 802.3. 

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