Transport of Ethernet Frames over Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol Version 3 (L2TPv3)
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, l2tpext mailing list <email@example.com>, l2tpext chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Transport of Ethernet Frames over L2TPv3' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Transport of Ethernet Frames over L2TPv3 ' <draft-ietf-l2tpext-pwe3-ethernet-10.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol Extensions Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Jari Arkko and Mark Townsley. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-l2tpext-pwe3-ethernet-10.txt
Technical Summary This document describes transport of Ethernet frames over Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TPv3). This includes the transport of Ethernet port to port frames as well as the transport of Ethernet VLAN frames. The mechanism described in this document can be used in the creation of Pseudo Wires to transport Ethernet frames over an IP network. Working Group Summary The l2tpext WG has reviewed this document. All concerns raised during review and last call have been addressed. Protocol Quality This is yet another application of L2TPv3 to transport new type of traffic. The protocol was reviewed for the IESG by Jari Arkko.