[CESG] CESG-P-2019-05-007 Approval to publish CCSDS 734.3-B-1, Schedule-Aware Bundle Routing (Blue Book, Issue 1)

CCSDS Secretariat thomas.gannett at tgannett.net
Thu Jun 6 19:30:06 UTC 2019

Dear CESG Members,

Conditions for approval of CCSDS 734.3-B-1, Schedule-Aware Bundle 
Routing (Blue Book, Issue 1) have been disposed to the satisfaction 
of the AD(s) who voted to approve with conditions. The Secretariat 
will now proceed with CMC polling to authorize publication.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Wilmot, Jonathan J. (GSFC-5820) <jonathan.j.wilmot at nasa.gov>
>Sent: Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:54 AM
>To: Burleigh, Scott C (312B) <scott.c.burleigh at jpl.nasa.gov>
>Cc: EXTERNAL-Scott, Keith L (9730-Affiliate) <kscott at mitre.org>
>Subject: RE: [EXTERNAL] Fwd: Results of CESG Polls closing 5 June 2019
>    I agree with your response and you can close the condition. The 
> issues I am thinking about really belong in the Network Management 
> Blue Book as you state.
>    On a CCSDS process note it seems the first time I see a document 
> is during a CESG poll. I'll have to find out who at GSFC  is 
> supposed to distribute them during the agency review phase. All my 
> questions could have been answered as part of that process.
>       Kind regards,
>                  Jonathan
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Burleigh, Scott C (312B) <scott.c.burleigh at jpl.nasa.gov>
>Sent: Thursday, June 6, 2019 2:41 PM
>To: Wilmot, Jonathan J. (GSFC-5820) <jonathan.j.wilmot at nasa.gov>
>Cc: EXTERNAL-Scott, Keith L (9730-Affiliate) <kscott at mitre.org>
>Subject: FW: [EXTERNAL] Fwd: Results of CESG Polls closing 5 June 2019
>Hi, Jonathan.  Now that I read your condition it occurs to me that 
>part of the answer might be this email I sent to Peter (see below).
> >     Jonathan Wilmot (Approve with Conditions):  This may not be a
> > condition, but  just a questions of scope. Along the lines of Peter's
> > comments, the book seems incomplete as a blue book, but maybe I am
> > just reading it out of context. The book discusses some of the issues
> > that a NASA mission is working through with regard to management of
> > storage resources and priority between hops that feed into the CGR,
> > but I do not see sufficient detail to have interoperable systems.
> > There is no MIB defined as in other books but parameters like route
> > volume limit (RVL), effective volume limit (EVL), and maximum
> > transmission volume (MTV) would be defined and need to be exchanged
> > between systems. Where would these exchange protocols be defined? I
> > have several similar questions but they too may be out of scope for
> > this document.
>More specifically, though: the parameters you speak of here are not 
>MIB parameters at all -- they are all computed from information in 
>the contact plans distributed to nodes, and the SABR specification 
>explains in detail how to compute them.
>It is true that the contact plans themselves need to be exchanged 
>between systems, and interoperable formats and procedures for doing 
>that will clearly be needed.  But contact plans are used for much 
>more than just computing routes, and the exchange of contact plans 
>is a small part of the overall task of monitoring and controlling 
>the nodes of a network.  That is why the we are hard at work on a 
>separate Network Management Blue Book that will define a protocol 
>for exchanging contact plans and other network management information.
>So yes, your concern is valid but it is out of scope of the SABR 
>Does this satisfy your condition?

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