Requirements for Extending BGP/MPLS VPNs to End-Systems

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (bess WG)
Authors Maria Napierala  , Luyuan Fang 
Last updated 2018-04-11 (latest revision 2014-11-11)
Replaces draft-ietf-l3vpn-end-system-requirements
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The proven scalability and extensibility of the BGP/MPLS IP VPNs (IP VPN) technology has made it an attractive candidate for data center/cloud virtualization. Virtualized end-system environment imposes additional requirements to MPLS/BGP VPN technology. This document provides the requirements for extending IP VPN technology (in original or modified versions) into the end-systems/hosts, such as a server in a data center.


Maria Napierala (
Luyuan Fang (

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