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An Update to the OAM Behavior in the Network Service Header (NSH)

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (candidate for sfc WG)
Expired & archived
Author Mohamed Boucadair
Last updated 2022-03-24 (Latest revision 2022-02-24)
Replaced by draft-ietf-sfc-oam-packet
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Call For Adoption By WG Issued
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-sfc-oam-packet
Consensus boilerplate Yes
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This document clarifies an ambiguity in the Network Service Header (NSH) specification related to the handling of O bit. In particular, this document clarifies the meaning of "OAM packet". This document updates RFC 8300.


Mohamed Boucadair

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