Off-Path Signaling Protocol for Service Function Chaining
draft-femmreali-sfc-offpath-signaling-03

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Last updated 2017-06-04 (latest revision 2016-12-01)
Stream (None)
Intended RFC status (None)
Formats
Expired & archived
plain text pdf html bibtex
Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
Consensus Boilerplate Unknown
RFC Editor Note (None)
IESG IESG state Expired
Telechat date
Responsible AD (None)
Send notices to (None)

This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-femmreali-sfc-offpath-signaling-03.txt

Abstract

This document illustrates a reference protocol able to discover deployed instances of Service Functions (SFs), which can be located also off-path with respect to the IP datapath between flow source and flow destination. It is an application protocol organized in two layers: signaling transport, which deal lower layer signaling transport, and signaling application, which directly interfaces with the intended SF. Discovery of SFs is a primary step to for implementing Service Function Chaining (SFC).

Authors

Mauro Femminella (mauro.femminella@unipg.it)
Gianluca Reali (gianluca.reali@unipg.it)
Dario Valocchi (dario.valocchi@gmail.com)

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)