Network Service Header

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Network Working Group                                           P. Quinn
Internet-Draft                                               J. Guichard
Intended status: Standards Track                                S. Kumar
Expires: August 27, 2015                                        M. Smith
                                                     Cisco Systems, Inc.
                                                           W. Henderickx
                                                               T. Nadeau
                                                                R. Manur
                                                              A. Chauhan
                                                              J. Halpern
                                                                S. Majee
                                                                U. Elzur
                                                               D. Melman
                                                                 P. Garg
                                                            B. McConnell
                                                               C. Wright
                                                            Red Hat Inc.
                                                               K. Glavin
                                                                C. Zhang
                                                               L. Fourie
                                                           Huawei US R&D
                                                               R. Parker
                                                       Affirmed Networks
                                                                M. Zarny
                                                           Goldman Sachs
                                                       February 23, 2015

                         Network Service Header


   This draft describes a Network Service Header (NSH) inserted onto
   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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1.  Requirements Language

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   document are to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119 [RFC2119].

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