Signaling Services and Service SIDs Using OSPF

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The Segment Routing mechanism can be leveraged to realize the service path layer functionality of the Service Function Chaining (i.e, steering traffic through the service function path). This document describes how to advertise services and the corresponding service segment IDs using OSPF.


Xiaohu Xu (

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