Requirements for Virtual Private LAN Services (VPLS)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (l2vpn WG)
Author Waldemar Augustyn 
Last updated 2004-04-02 (latest revision 2003-07-22)
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This draft describes service requirements related to emulating a virtual private LAN over an IP or MPLS network infrastructure. The service is called VPLS. It is a class of Provider Provisioned Virtual Private Network [2]. The general requirements can be found in [3].


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