Network Service Header

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Last updated 2014-02-13
Replaced by draft-quinn-sfc-nsh
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This draft describes a Network Service Header (NSH) added to encapsulated packets or frames to realize service function paths. NSH also provides a mechanism for metadata exchange along the instantiated service path.


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Surendra Kumar (
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