SRv6 Compatibility with Legacy Devices

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Authors Hui Tian  , Feng Zhao  , Chongfeng Xie  , Tong Li  , Jichun Ma  , Shuping Peng  , Zhenbin Li  , Jim Guichard 
Last updated 2020-07-11 (latest revision 2020-01-08)
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When deploying SRv6 on legacy devices, there are some compatibility challenges that must be addressed such as the support for SRH processing. This document identifies some of the major challenges, and provides solutions that can mitigate those challenges and smooth the migration towards SRv6 deployment.


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