Pseudowires and L2TPv3

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This document provides an overview of the Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TPv3), presented in a manner which highlights its applicability for Pseudo Wire Emulation Edge to Edge (PWE3). It is intended as a guide for architects, new implementers, and those adding functionality to L2TPv3 in support of new pseudowire types.


Mark Townsley (

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