Transport PCE

Major Features

Bug ID


Service Handler

Translates WDM optical services creation requests, so they can be treated by the different modules - northbound API based on Open ROADM service models.

Topology management

Provides topology management.

Path Calculation Engine (PCE)

Provides a different meaning than the BGPCEP project, since it is not based on (G)MPLS)


Responsible for the path configuration through optical equipment, based on the NETCONF protocol and Open ROADM specifications. Southbound plugin.

Optical Line Management (OLM)

Provides an optical fiber line monitoring and management.


Security Considerations

  • There are no security issues found.

Quality Assurance

  • Sonar Report

  • CSIT Jobs

  • functional tests: look at the jenkins releng tox job or download sources and launch tox from the root folder.


  • Supports the OpenROADM device version 2.2.1 (this support was experimental in Neon)

  • Openroadm and transport PCE are now based on IETF RFC8345 standard official network models (contrary to Fluorine which was relying on IETF I2RS draft).

  • Discrepancies between the topology db and the portmapping has been fixed in this release.

  • Transport PCE uses flexmap since Neon. The sodium release fixes a bug in the map formula used by Neon.

  • Transport PCE now relies on the new ODL databroker implementation instead of the deprecated controller one: 83996

  • Others deprecated functions related to Transaction services have also been migrated, refer to 83839


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Security Considerations

  • Do you have any external interfaces other than RESTCONF?

    • No

  • Other security issues?

    • N/A

Quality Assurance

  • N/A


  • Is it possible to migrate from the previous release? If so, how?

    • Yes, a normal upgrade of the software should work.


  • Is this release compatible with the previous release?

    • Yes

  • Any API changes?

    • No

  • Any configuration changes?

    • No

Bugs Fixed

  • N/A

Known Issues

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  • List of features/APIs that were EOLed, deprecated, and/or removed from this release

    • N/A


  • List of standards implemented.

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Release Mechanics

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