Manual Chapter : Sample Service Function Chaining Network Topologies

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Sample Service Function Chaining Network Topologies

In a general service function chaining (SFC) topology, two service functions (SFs) of different types are attached to a service function forwarder (SFF).
There are two types of topologies for these types of SFs:
  • Network service header (NSH)-unaware SFs of type
    IP
    and
    Pool
    on an external network.
  • NSH-aware SFs of type
    IP
    and
    Pool
    on an external network, and an NSH-aware SF of type
    Virtual
    on an internal network.