Network Service Header (NSH) MD Type 1: Context Header Allocation (Data Center)

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (sfc WG)
Authors Jim Guichard  , Michael Smith  , Surendra Kumar  , Sumandra Majee  , Puneet Agarwal  , Kevin Glavin  , Youcef Laribi  , Tal Mizrahi 
Last updated 2017-12-21 (latest revision 2017-08-18)
Replaced by draft-ietf-sfc-nsh-dc-allocation
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This document provides a recommended default allocation for the Network Service Header (NSH) MD Type 1 fixed length context header when NSH is used for Service Function Chaining within a data center.


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Michael Smith (
Surendra Kumar (
Sumandra Majee (
Puneet Agarwal (
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Tal Mizrahi (

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