Connections between network elements can be tricky with all of the restrictions and security required to function in today’s networks. NETCONF Call Home enables a NETCONF server in a network element to "call home" to a NETCONF client in a controller or orchestrator.
NETCONF Call Home can be leveraged for both the initial deployment and ongoing management of networking elements. Some of the use cases include:
Download this application note to better understand the NETCONF Call Home feature, how it is implemented in ConfD, and how it can be exercised using some simple utility programs and shell scripts.