Applicability Statement for Layer 1 Virtual Private Network (L1VPN) Basic Mode
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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>, l1vpn mailing list <email@example.com>, l1vpn chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Document Action: 'Applicability Statement for Layer 1 Virtual Private Networks (L1VPNs) Basic Mode' to Informational RFC The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Applicability Statement for Layer 1 Virtual Private Networks (L1VPNs) Basic Mode ' <draft-ietf-l1vpn-applicability-basic-mode-06.txt> as an Informational RFC This document is the product of the Layer 1 Virtual Private Networks Working Group. The IESG contact persons are David Ward and Ross Callon. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-l1vpn-applicability-basic-mode-06.txt
Technical Summary This document provides an applicability statement on the use of Generalized Multiprotocol Label Switching (GMPLS) protocols and mechanisms to support Basic Mode Layer 1 Virtual Private Networks (L1VPNs). L1VPNs provide customer services and connectivity at layer 1 over layer 1 networks. The operation of L1VPNs is divided into the Basic Mode and the Enhanced Mode where the Basic Mode of operation does not feature any exchange of routing information between the layer 1 network and the customer domain. This document examines how GMPLS protocols can be used to satisfy the requirements of a Basic Mode L1VPN. Document Quality This is an Informational I-D with no protocol specifications.