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BGP SR Policy Extensions to Enable IFIT

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (idr WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Fengwei Qin , Hang Yuan , Tianran Zhou , Giuseppe Fioccola , Yali Wang
Last updated 2020-11-19 (Latest revision 2020-10-02)
Replaced by draft-ietf-idr-sr-policy-ifit
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
Document shepherd Susan Hares
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-idr-sr-policy-ifit
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Segment Routing (SR) policy is a set of candidate SR paths consisting of one or more segment lists and necessary path attributes. It enables instantiation of an ordered list of segments with a specific intent for traffic steering. In-situ Flow Information Telemetry (IFIT) refers to network OAM data plane on-path telemetry techniques, in particular the most popular are In-situ OAM (IOAM) and Alternate Marking. This document defines extensions to BGP to distribute SR policies carrying IFIT information. So that IFIT methods can be enabled automatically when the SR policy is applied.


Fengwei Qin
Hang Yuan
Tianran Zhou
Giuseppe Fioccola
Yali Wang

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