Layer 2 Virtual Private Network (L2VPN) Extensions for Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, l2tpext mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, l2tpext chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'L2VPN Extensions for L2TP' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'L2VPN Extensions for L2TP ' <draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2vpn-08.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol Extensions Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Mark Townsley and Jari Arkko. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2vpn-08.txt
Technical Summary L2TPv3 describes the use of an L2TP session to connect two Layer 2 circuits attached to a pair of peering LACs, which is a basic form of Layer 2 Virtual Private Network (L2VPN). This document defines the protocol extensions for L2TPto set up different types of L2VPN in a unified fashion. Working Group Summary This document is a product of the L2TPEXT working group. Review comments received from WG and non-WG members have been addressed. Protocol Quality This document has been reviewed by L2TPEXT working group and Mark Townsley.