[rfc-dist] RFC 8979 on Subscriber and Performance Policy Identifier Context Headers in the Network Service Header (NSH)

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        RFC 8979

        Title:      Subscriber and Performance Policy Identifier 
                    Context Headers in the Network Service 
                    Header (NSH) 
        Author:     B. Sarikaya,
                    D. von Hugo,
                    M. Boucadair
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       February 2021
        Mailbox:    sarikaya at ieee.org,
                    dirk.von-hugo at telekom.de,
                    mohamed.boucadair at orange.com
        Pages:      11
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-sfc-serviceid-header-14.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8979

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8979

This document defines the Subscriber and Performance Policy
Identifier Context Headers.  These Variable-Length Context Headers
can be carried in the Network Service Header (NSH) and are used to
inform Service Functions (SFs) of subscriber- and performance-related
information for the sake of policy enforcement and appropriate
Service Function Chaining (SFC) operations. The structure of each
Context Header and their use and processing by NSH-aware nodes are

This document is a product of the Service Function Chaining Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet Standards Track
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