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Controlled Return Path for Service Function Chain (SFC) OAM

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Greg Mirsky , Ting Ao , Zhonghua Chen , Gyan Mishra
Last updated 2021-10-01 (Latest revision 2021-03-30)
Replaced by draft-ietf-sfc-multi-layer-oam
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This document defines an extension to the Service Function Chain (SFC) Operation, Administration and Maintenance (OAM) that enables control of the Echo Reply return path directing it over a Reverse Service Function Path. Enforcing the specific return path can be used to verify the bidirectional connectivity of SFC and increase the robustness of SFC OAM.


Greg Mirsky
Ting Ao
Zhonghua Chen
Gyan Mishra

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