OAM Header for use in Overlay Networks

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Authors Greg Mirsky  , Nagendra Nainar  , Deepak Kumar  , Mach Chen  , Yizhou Li  , David Dolson 
Last updated 2018-09-19 (latest revision 2018-03-18)
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This document introduces Overlay Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OOAM) Header to be used in overlay networks to create Overlay Associated Channel (OAC) to ensure that OOAM control packets are in-band with user traffic and de-multiplex OOAM protocols.


Greg Mirsky (gregimirsky@gmail.com)
Nagendra Nainar (naikumar@cisco.com)
Deepak Kumar (dekumar@cisco.com)
Mach Chen (mach.chen@huawei.com)
Yizhou Li (liyizhou@huawei.com)
David Dolson (ddolson@sandvine.com)

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