Signaling System 7 (SS7) Message Transfer Part 3 (MTP3) - User Adaptation Layer (M3UA)
RFC 4666

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'Signaling System 7 (SS7) Message 
         Transfer Part 3 (MTP3) - User Adaptation Layer (M3UA)' to 
         Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Signaling System 7 (SS7) Message Transfer Part 3 (MTP3) - User 
   Adaptation Layer (M3UA) '
   <draft-ietf-sigtran-rfc3332bis-07.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Signaling Transport Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Jon Peterson and Cullen Jennings.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-sigtran-rfc3332bis-07.txt

Technical Summary
 
This document revises RFC3332, the Internet adaptation layer for the MTP3
(layer3 for SS7) protocol. The primary purpose of this protocol is to tunnel SS7control traffic (ISUP, etc) over IP, mostly for the sake of emulating SS7
signaling networks or building distributed SS7-IP gateways. This revision
mostlyconsists of corrections and clarifications.
 
Working Group Summary
 
The SIGTRAN working group supported the advancement of this document without
contention.
 
Protocol Quality
 
This document was reviewed for the IESG by Jon Peterson and David Black (on
behalf of GEN-ART).

Note to RFC Editor
 
Please add a note to the title page indicating that this document obsoletes
RFC3332. Furthermore, append to the Abstract:

NEW:

    This document obsoletes RFC3332.