[rfc-dist] RFC 4364 on BGP/MPLS IP Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
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Title: BGP/MPLS IP Virtual Private Networks
Author: E. Rosen, Y. Rekhter
Status: Standards Track
Date: February 2006
Mailbox: erosen at cisco.com,
yakov at juniper.net
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-l3vpn-rfc2547bis-03.txt
This document describes a method by which a Service Provider may use
an IP backbone to provide IP Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) for its
customers. This method uses a \"peer model\", in which the customers\'
edge routers (CE routers) send their routes to the Service
Provider\'s edge routers (PE routers); there is no \"overlay\" visible
to the customer\'s routing algorithm, and CE routers at different
sites do not peer with each other. Data packets are tunneled through
the backbone, so that the core routers do not need to know the VPN
routes. [STANDARDS TRACK]
This document is a product of the Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks Working Group of the IETF.
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and
suggestions for improvements.Please refer to the current edition
of the Internet Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for
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