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Kent Watsen

Industry Expert with 20 years of Commercial Development Experience.
  • 15 years at Juniper Networks (Principal/Distinguished Engineer).
  • 10 years with the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).
  • 2 years at NetScreen Technologies (Juniper acquired NetScreen).
  • 2 years at OneSecure (NetScreen acquired OneSecure).
Hands-on Architect on 4 Successful Commercial NMS/EMS Products.
  • OneSecure's Intrusion, Detection, and Prevention (IDP) Manager
  • NetScreen's Network and Security Manager (NSM)
  • Juniper's JUNOS Space
  • Juniper's Cloud Service Orchestration (CSO) Platform
Specialties and Skills
  • Network Management, Network Security
  • Secure Zero Touch Provisioning, Cryptography
  • YANG, NETCONF, RESTCONF, SSH, TLS, HTTP, Syslog
  • X.509, CMS, ASN.1, XSD, XML, JSON, Markdown
  • Python, C/C++, UNIX Shell Scripting
  • Bottle, Flask, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Ansible, Pip, Git, Subversion, Pytest, Docker
  • Computer Graphics (both 2D and 3D)

Roles

Role Group Email
Chair Network Modeling (netmod) kent+ietf@watsen.net
Chair Network Configuration (netconf) kent+ietf@watsen.net
Reviewer YANG Doctors (yangdoctors) kent+ietf@watsen.net

RFCs (13)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 7895 Jun 2016 YANG Module Library 8 RFCs
RFC 8040 Jan 2017 RESTCONF Protocol 107 RFCs
RFC 8071 Feb 2017 NETCONF Call Home and RESTCONF Call Home 3 RFCs
RFC 8072 Feb 2017 YANG Patch Media Type 3 RFCs
RFC 8342 Mar 2018 Network Management Datastore Architecture (NMDA) 66 RFCs
RFC 8366 May 2018 A Voucher Artifact for Bootstrapping Protocols 4 RFCs
RFC 8525 Mar 2019 YANG Library 10 RFCs
RFC 8526 Mar 2019 NETCONF Extensions to Support the Network Management Datastore Architecture 2 RFCs
RFC 8527 Mar 2019 RESTCONF Extensions to Support the Network Management Datastore Architecture 3 RFCs
RFC 8572 Apr 2019 Secure Zero Touch Provisioning (SZTP) 6 RFCs
RFC 8791 Jun 2020 YANG Data Structure Extensions 8 RFCs
RFC 8792 Jun 2020 Handling Long Lines in Content of Internet-Drafts and RFCs 9 RFCs
RFC 8995 May 2021 Bootstrapping Remote Secure Key Infrastructure (BRSKI) 16 RFCs

Active Internet-Drafts (19)

Expired Internet-Drafts (39)

(Excluding replaced Internet-Drafts.)

Internet-Draft Activity