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

Approval announcement
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From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <iab@iab.org>,
    RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>, 
    l2tpext mailing list <l2tpext@ietf.org>, 
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Subject: Protocol Action: 'Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (Version 
         3)' to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (Version 3) '
   <draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-16.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol 
Extensions Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Thomas Narten and Mark Townsley.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-16.txt

Technical Summary

This document describes "version 3" of the Layer Two Tunneling
Protocol (L2TPv3). L2TPv3 defines the base control protocol and
encapsulation for tunneling multiple layer 2 connections between two
IP connected nodes. Additional documents detail the specifics for each
link-type being emulated.
 
Working Group Summary
 
This document has been uncontentious in the Working Group.
 
Protocol Quality
 
This document has been reviewed for the IESG by Thomas
Narten. Imlementations and deployments for the protocol already exist.