Minutes for 0248: Managed objects for ECP in 802.1Q-2018

Standard: IEEE Std 802.1Q-2018 Clause: 12.26 Draft with fix: Submitted: 2019-11-12
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Date Meeting Text Status
2019-11-14 Nov 2019 Plenary The description in the request is not completely accurate. It describes ECP is only being used by 802.1BH, but this is not accurate. The request should be indicating that ECP management is tied-up with EVB (Edge Virtual Bridging). Nonetheless, the issue exists and needs attention, but the request should be modified to be more accurate. Received
2020-01-21 20 Jan 2020 Interim Review how 802.1BH address the issue of the managed objects. There should be specific managed objects for ECP as part of a Q revision. The primary issue is that the users of ECP are wanting to configure the parameters differently and there isn't any means of assuring these are consistent and compatible. The objective of this maintenance item is to raise awareness of the problem. Currently solutions are under investigation. Technical experts review
2020-03-10 10 Mar 2020 Concall A clear proposal needs to be developed offline and a decision as to whether this proposal can be included in Q-Rev needs to be made. The item likely needs specific mention in the scope of the Q-Rev PAR. Next steps are to attempt to generate a proposal offline with individuals familiar with ECP. Technical experts review
2020-05-21 21 May 2020 Concall While this maintenance item is against 802.1Q and the ultimate resolution is still to entertain a contribution showing how to managed ECP independently of the users of ECP, the maintenance item was stimulated by 802.1CS use of ECP. In the discussion a change to 802.1CS has been identified that will make it easier to support this missing functionality in 802.1Q. However, this issue still needs to have a concrete proposal on how to independently managed ECP. Technical experts review

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