Host Identification Problem in Service Function Chaining Use Cases

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The purpose of this document is to present host identification problem due to the address and prefix sharing in service function chaining. So far we have identified this problem in the two use cases of the parental control service and offloading service but it is likely that more use cases can be identified.


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