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Service Function Chaining Metadata Type 1 and Type 2

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Authors Behcet Sarikaya , Mohamed Boucadair , Dirk Von Hugo
Last updated 2017-07-17 (Latest revision 2017-01-12)
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With the definition of service function chain data plane protocol there comes the need to define the context data needed in the service function chain use cases. This document gives an account of all context data defined so far as Network Service Header metadata Type 1 and Type 2 context headers. Next, the document discusses the various options that can be taken in standardizing service function chain metadata.


Behcet Sarikaya
Mohamed Boucadair
Dirk Von Hugo

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