SRv6 Compatibility with Legacy Devices

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When deploying SRv6 on legacy devices, there are some compatibility challenges such as the support of SRH processing. This document identifies some of the major challenges, and provides solutions that are able to mitigate those challenges and smooth the evolution towards SRv6 deployment.


Shuping Peng (
Zhenbin Li (

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