Chapter 2. Basic Concepts

  1. Christian Jacquenet,
  2. Gilles Bourdon and
  3. Mohamed Boucadair

Published Online: 31 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470035146.ch2

Service Automation and Dynamic Provisioning Techniques in IP/MPLS Environments

Service Automation and Dynamic Provisioning Techniques in IP/MPLS Environments

How to Cite

Jacquenet, C., Bourdon, G. and Boucadair, M. (2008) Basic Concepts, in Service Automation and Dynamic Provisioning Techniques in IP/MPLS Environments, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470035146.ch2

Author Information

  1. France Telecom, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 FEB 2008

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Communications Networking & Distributed Systems

Book Series Editors:

  1. David Hutchison

Series Editor Information

  1. Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018293

Online ISBN: 9780470035146

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Keywords:

  • policy-based management concepts;
  • network-inferred rules;
  • common open policy service (COPS);
  • Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF);
  • Desktop Management Task Force (DMTF);
  • policy decision point (PDP);
  • PEP-embedding device;
  • policy enforcement point (PEP);
  • policy rule identifiers (PRIDs)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is a Policy?

  • Deriving Policies into Rules and Configuration Tasks

  • Storing Policies

  • Policy and Device Configuration

  • Policy-based Management Model

  • References