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HIP-based Virtual Private LAN Service (HIPLS)

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Last updated: 2014-06-29 (latest revision 2013-12-26)
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The Host Identity Protocol (HIP) and architecture adds a cryptographic name space to name Internet hosts. This draft describes a use case of the HIP architecture, which is to provide a HIP-enabled virtual private LAN service (VPLS) over an untrusted network. In this case, HIP is used to secure tunnels between the provider edge (PE) equipment.


Tom Henderson <>
Steven Venema <>
David Mattes <>

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