Layer Two Tunneling Protocol - Version 3 (L2TPv3)
RFC 3931

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2020-01-21
15 (System) Received changes through RFC Editor sync (added Verified Errata tag)
2017-05-16
15 (System) Changed document authors from "Ignacio Goyret, Jed Lau" to "Ignacio Goyret, Jed Lau, Mark Townsley"
2012-08-22
15 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Bert Wijnen
2012-08-22
15 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Steven Bellovin
2012-08-22
15 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Ted Hardie
2009-07-02
(System) Posted related IPR disclosure: Redback Networks Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to RFC 3931
2005-04-06
15 Mark Townsley Shepherding AD has been changed to Thomas Narten from Mark Townsley
2005-04-05
15 Brian Carpenter Shepherding AD has been changed to Mark Townsley from Brian Carpenter
2005-03-15
15 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Published from RFC Ed Queue by Amy Vezza
2005-03-15
15 Amy Vezza [Note]: 'RFC 3931' added by Amy Vezza
2005-03-15
15 Amy Vezza Shepherding AD has been changed to Brian Carpenter from Thomas Narten
2005-03-08
15 (System) RFC published
2004-12-02
15 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-15.txt
2004-07-15
15 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent by Amy Vezza
2004-07-15
15 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent
2004-07-15
15 Amy Vezza IESG has approved the document
2004-07-15
15 Amy Vezza Closed "Approve" ballot
2004-07-15
15 Thomas Narten [Note]: '2004-07-15: All outstanding issues have been cleared; document is ready to approve.
' added by Thomas Narten
2004-07-15
15 Thomas Narten State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Thomas Narten
2004-07-14
15 Bert Wijnen [Ballot Position Update] Position for Bert Wijnen has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Bert Wijnen
2004-07-01
15 Ted Hardie [Ballot Position Update] Position for Ted Hardie has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Ted Hardie
2004-07-01
15 Thomas Narten [Note]: '2004-07-01: Current rev should address all IESG comments; waiting for Bert to return from vacation so he can followup.' added by Thomas Narten
2004-07-01
15 Steven Bellovin [Ballot Position Update] Position for Steve Bellovin has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Steve Bellovin
2004-06-09
15 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2004-06-09
14 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-14.txt
2004-05-14
15 Bert Wijnen
[Ballot discuss]
1.Page 30 states:

    vendor's extensions or future IETF extensions.  Note that there are
    16 bits allocated for the Vendor …
2004-05-14
15 Thomas Narten [Note]: '2004-05-13: IESG comments need to be addressed, revised ID needed.' added by Thomas Narten
2004-05-14
15 (System) Removed from agenda for telechat - 2004-05-13
2004-05-13
15 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation by Amy Vezza
2004-05-13
15 Amy Vezza [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Margaret Wasserman by Amy Vezza
2004-05-13
15 Alex Zinin [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alex Zinin by Alex Zinin
2004-05-13
15 Allison Mankin
[Ballot comment]
Did the PWE3 folks review the PWE3 capabilities additions?

I reviewed the control message reliability and congestion control:  it would be
even better …
2004-05-13
15 Allison Mankin [Ballot comment]
Did the PWE3 folks review the PWE3 capabilities additions?
2004-05-13
15 Allison Mankin [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Allison Mankin by Allison Mankin
2004-05-13
15 Bill Fenner [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Bill Fenner by Bill Fenner
2004-05-13
15 Steven Bellovin
[Ballot discuss]
5.3: State that a node MUST NOT reuse a Random Value for protecting (via Hidden) two or more instances of the Attribute Number …
2004-05-13
15 Harald Alvestrand [Ballot comment]
Reviewed by Lucy Lynch, Gen-ART

I agree that requiring non-use of UDP checksums is nonsensical and should be dropped, but "no further objection".
2004-05-13
15 Harald Alvestrand [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Harald Alvestrand by Harald Alvestrand
2004-05-12
15 Jon Peterson [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Jon Peterson by Jon Peterson
2004-05-12
15 David Kessens
[Ballot comment]
Comments from the ops directorate (Pekka Savola)

Tx/Rx Connect speed is in bit/s and is a 32 bit value.
While is this sufficient …
2004-05-12
15 David Kessens [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for David Kessens by David Kessens
2004-05-12
15 Bert Wijnen
[Ballot discuss]
1.Page 30 states:

    vendor's extensions or future IETF extensions.  Note that there are
    16 bits allocated for the Vendor …
2004-05-12
15 Bert Wijnen [Ballot Position Update] Position for Bert Wijnen has been changed to Discuss from Undefined by Bert Wijnen
2004-05-12
15 Bert Wijnen [Ballot comment]
$ idnits-v1.27 --nitcount
2004-05-12
15 Bert Wijnen [Ballot Position Update] New position, Undefined, has been recorded for Bert Wijnen by Bert Wijnen
2004-05-11
15 Ted Hardie
[Ballot discuss]
The application code AVP concerns me.  The current text says:

  The Application Code is a 2 octet value used to identify a …
2004-05-11
15 Ted Hardie [Ballot Position Update] Position for Ted Hardie has been changed to Discuss from Undefined by Ted Hardie
2004-05-11
15 Ted Hardie
[Ballot comment]
In section 4.1, the draft says:

      The optional Cookie field contains a variable length (maximum 64
      bits) …
2004-05-11
15 Ted Hardie [Ballot Position Update] New position, Undefined, has been recorded for Ted Hardie by Ted Hardie
2004-05-11
15 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Russ Housley by Russ Housley
2004-05-11
15 Steven Bellovin
[Ballot comment]
Why does the new version permit directly layering on top of IP? That seems like a step backwards.

Where does the cookie's length …
2004-05-11
15 Steven Bellovin
[Ballot discuss]
4.1.2.3 discourages UDP checksums.  This is a bad idea.

5.3: State that a node MUST NOT reuse a Random Value with the same …
2004-05-11
15 Steven Bellovin [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Steve Bellovin by Steve Bellovin
2004-05-06
15 Scott Hollenbeck [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Scott Hollenbeck by Scott Hollenbeck
2004-05-06
15 Thomas Narten Placed on agenda for telechat - 2004-05-13 by Thomas Narten
2004-05-06
15 Thomas Narten State Changes to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for Writeup by Thomas Narten
2004-05-06
15 Thomas Narten [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Thomas Narten
2004-05-06
15 Thomas Narten Ballot has been issued by Thomas Narten
2004-05-06
15 Thomas Narten Created "Approve" ballot
2004-04-27
13 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-13.txt
2004-03-26
12 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-12.txt
2003-11-25
15 (System) State has been changed to Waiting for Writeup from In Last Call by system
2003-11-04
15 Amy Vezza Last call sent
2003-11-04
15 Amy Vezza State Changes to In Last Call from Last Call Requested by Amy Vezza
2003-11-04
15 Thomas Narten [Note]: '2003-09-10: Second WG LC completed, mark says ready for IESG again' has been cleared by Thomas Narten
2003-11-04
15 Thomas Narten Last Call was requested by Thomas Narten
2003-11-04
15 (System) Ballot writeup text was added
2003-11-04
15 (System) Last call text was added
2003-11-04
15 (System) Ballot approval text was added
2003-11-04
15 Thomas Narten State Changes to Last Call Requested from Publication Requested by Thomas Narten
2003-10-28
11 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-11.txt
2003-09-10
15 Thomas Narten State Changes to Publication Requested from AD Evaluation::Revised ID Needed by Thomas Narten
2003-09-10
15 Thomas Narten Second WG LC completed, mark says ready for IESG again.
2003-08-15
10 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-10.txt
2003-07-24
09 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-09.txt
2003-06-30
08 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-08.txt
2003-04-22
15 Thomas Narten 2003-04-22: detailed comments sent to list; revised ID likely needed
2003-04-22
15 Thomas Narten State Changes to AD Evaluation  :: Revised ID Needed from Publication Requested by Narten, Thomas
2003-02-28
07 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-07.txt
2003-02-06
15 Stephen Coya Draft Added by Coya, Steve
2003-01-31
06 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-06.txt
2003-01-13
05 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-05.txt
2002-11-08
04 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-04.txt
2002-07-03
03 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-03.txt
2002-03-05
02 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-02.txt
2001-10-19
01 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-01.txt
2001-07-18
00 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-00.txt