NETCONF Operation has three common steps. These steps are:
• Session Establishment
• Operation Request and Reply
• Session Close
Firstly, the Session is Established with the
After Session Establishment, Operation Request and Reply messages are sent. These messages are for specific operations. Here, the messages used for Operation Request is send with
Lastly, session is closed with
We have talk about NETCONF Operation Steps and we saw the messages that are sent between NETCONF Client and NETCONF Server. Now, let’s check a little deeply and see the content of these messages.
First of all, let’s start with Hello messages. As you know, Hello messages establishes NETCONF session. These messages includes the capabilities of the sending device.
urn:ietf:params:netconf:base:1.1 https://ipcisco.com/folder1/xyz 1
Now, let’s check Operational RPC Messages.There are two RPC Messages used in NETCONF. All these operations are done within these main messages. These RPC Messages are: