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Ashok Mohanakumar
Ashok Mohanakumar

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What is NETCONF and what is YANG and what are they used for. I can't quite workout anything from the docs I tried reading.

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Paul Zimmerman

The NETCONF protocol provides a programmatic interface to handle SNMP. RESTCONF and gRPC are alternatives to NETCONF that align closer with REST APIs and other programmatic standards. No matter which transport protocol is used, the YANG data models define the APIs, and are the same.

Here are a couple of free resources to help (you might need to register):

Getting the "YANG" of it with Standard Dtaa Models video:

Getting Started with NETCONF/YANG blog:

What and Why of Model Driven Programmability Learning Lab