[OpenWrt-Devel] [LEDE-DEV] TR-069 for OpenWrt

Felix Fietkau nbd at nbd.name
Sat May 28 01:15:53 EDT 2016

On 2016-05-27 01:43, Delbar Jos wrote:
> Hi all,
> At Technicolor we have followed with great interest the recent
> proposals to enhance OpenWrt with an open source solution for TR-069
> remote management. As one of the world's largest vendors of modems
> and routers for carrier applications, making use of OpenWrt in a
> significant share of our install base, we want to support this
> initiative in a meaningful way. Concretely, we are willing to open
> source Technicolor's in-house TR-069 solution and thereby contribute
> to OpenWrt:
>  * a TR-069 protocol agent,
>  * a data model mapping framework that we use to bridge the world of
>    OpenWrt, UCI, UBUS ... with the world of TR-069, TR-098, TR-181 ...
>    (and by extension with the world of SNMP, MIB, NETCONF, YANG ...),
>  * a set of mappings.

> We are conscious of the fact that together with the proposals made
> by Felix, Luka and Wojtek we are now looking at many "competing" proposals.
> As a next step, we recommend to organize a workshop, at a practical
> location and time, where we put everything on the table and define the
> most appropriate path forward to the benefit of OpenWrt as a whole.
I think such a workshop would be a great idea. It would be nice to have
the code available for review some time before that workshop, so we can
all take a detailed look at the various proposals before we sit down and
decide how to move forward with this.

> TR-069 is a complicated remote management system and in order to make
> this initiative a success, we must ensure that the complexity is
> handled in an elegant way and with respect for OpenWrt's core
> architecture. More than on the protocol itself, we believe that we
> should focus on the architectural enhancements required to support
> remote management in general.
Sounds good!

- Felix
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