Service Function Chaining (SFC): Subscriber and Host Identification Considerations
draft-sarikaya-sfc-hostid-serviceheader-00

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Abstract

This document discusses considerations related to passing host- and subscriber-related information to upstream Service Functions for the sake of policy enforcement and appropriate SFC-inferred forwarding. Once the information is consumed by SFC-aware functional elements, the information is stripped from packets so that privacy-sensitive information is not leaked outside an SFC-enabled domain.

Authors

Behcet Sarikaya (sarikaya@ieee.org)
Dirk Hugo (dirk.von-hugo@telekom.de)
Mohamed Boucadair (mohamed.boucadair@orange.com)

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