RFC 4665

Service Requirements for Layer 2 Provider-Provisioned Virtual Private Networks, September 2006

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4665.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
W. Augustyn, Ed.
Y. Serbest, Ed.
Stream:
IETF
Source:
l2vpn (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC4665

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Abstract

This document provides requirements for Layer 2 Provider-Provisioned Virtual Private Networks (L2VPNs). It first provides taxonomy and terminology and states generic and general service requirements. It covers point-to-point VPNs, referred to as Virtual Private Wire Service (VPWS), as well as multipoint-to-multipoint VPNs, also known as Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS). Detailed requirements are expressed from both a customer as well as a service provider perspectives. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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