Re: [bess] Comment on draft-ietf-bess-service-chaining-06

2018-12-19 Thread Andrew G. Malis
Stuart, Thanks for your reply. I can see your point about wanting to do service chaining without the NSH (as I'm sure you're aware, draft-ietf-mpls-sfc is another example of this), but would you never have the need for service chain per-packet metadata as it's being used in the SFC WG? Even if

Re: [bess] Comment on draft-ietf-bess-service-chaining-06

2018-12-19 Thread Stuart Mackie
Hi Andy, I‘m struggling to make the connection, since draft-ietf-bess-service-chaining is specifically about how to do service chaining without needing a new protocol like NSH, so SFF labels would never be used. In draft-ietf-bess-service-chaining , if MPLS transport were used between Service