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Layer 1 VPN Basic Mode

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Yakov Rekhter , Don Fedyk
Last updated 2008-04-17 (Latest revision 2006-03-07)
Replaced by RFC 5251
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Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-l1vpn-basic-mode
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This draft describes the basic mode of Layer 1 VPNs (L1VPN BM) that is port based VPNs. In L1VPN BM, the basic unit of service is a Label Switched Path (LSP) between a pair of customer ports within a given VPN port-topology. This draft defines the operational model using either provisioning or a VPN auto-discovery mechanism and the signaling extensions for the L1VPN BM.


Yakov Rekhter
Don Fedyk

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