Layer 2 Virtual Private Network (L2VPN) Extensions for Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
RFC 4667

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:

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>, 
    l2tpext chair <l2tpext-chairs@tools.ietf.org>
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.