Insertion of IPv6 Segment Routing Headers in a Controlled Domain
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Network Working Group                                           D. Voyer
Internet-Draft                                                D. Bernier
Intended status: Informational                               Bell Canada
Expires: May 24, 2018                                           J. Leddy
                                                                 Comcast
                                                             C. Filsfils
                                                                D. Dukes
                                                     Cisco Systems, Inc.
                                                         S. Previdi, Ed.
                                                  Individual Contributor
                                                              S. Salsano
                                          Universita di Roma Tor Vergata
                                                            A. Cianfrani
                                                  Universita La Sapienza
                                                               D. Lebrun
                                                          O. Bonaventure
                                        Universite Catholique de Louvain
                                                         P. Jonnalagadda
                                                               M. Sharif
                                                       Barefoot Networks
                                                              H. Elmalky
                                                                Ericsson
                                                           A. Abdelsalam
                                            Gran Sasso Science Institute
                                                               R. Raszuk
                                                               Bloomberg
                                                             A. Ayyangar
                                                                  Arista
                                                            D. Steinberg
                                                    Steinberg Consulting
                                                           W. Henderickx
                                                                   Nokia
                                                       November 20, 2017

    Insertion of IPv6 Segment Routing Headers in a Controlled Domain
             draft-voyer-6man-extension-header-insertion-02

Abstract

   The network operator and vendor community has clearly indicated that
   IPv6 header insertion is useful and required.  This is notably the
   case when the entire journey of the packet remains in its source
   domain.  In such a context, it does not matter where the extension
   header is inserted.  The source domain may decide to place the IPv6
   extension header insertion where it suits its best: at the source of
   the packet or at any midpoint within the source domain.

 

Voyer, et al.             Expires May 24, 2018                  [Page 1]
Internet-Draft             IPv6 SRH Insertion          November 20, 2017

Requirements Language

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
   document are to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119 [RFC2119].

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Source Domain and Packet Journey  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
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