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Service Requirements for Layer 3 Provider Provisioned Virtual Private Networks (PPVPNs)
RFC 4031

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From: The IESG <>
To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    l3vpn mailing list <>, 
    l3vpn chair <>
Subject: Document Action: 'Service requirements for Layer 3 
         Virtual Private Networks' to Informational RFC 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Service requirements for Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks '
   <draft-ietf-l3vpn-requirements-03.txt> as an Informational RFC

This document is the product of the Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks 
Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Thomas Narten and Ross Callon.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Ballot Text

Note: this document was initially reviewed by the IESG in 2003, under the
document title: draft-ietf-ppvpn-requirements-05.txt. IESG members may want to 
review their archives for previous reviews.

Technical Summary
This document provides requirements for Layer 3 Virtual Private
Networks (L3VPNs). It identifies requirements applicable to a number
of individual approaches that a Service Provider may use for the
provisioning of a VPN service. This document expresses a service
provider perspective, based upon past experience of IP-based service
offerings and the ever-evolving needs of the customers of such
services. Toward this end, it defines terminology and states general
requirements. Detailed requirements are expressed from a customer as
well as a service provider perspective.
Working Group Summary
There was support for this document in the Working Group.
Protocol Quality
This document has been reviewed for the IESG by Thomas Narten.

RFC Editor Note