[rfc-dist] RFC 5566 on BGP IPsec Tunnel Encapsulation Attribute

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        RFC 5566

        Title:      BGP IPsec Tunnel Encapsulation Attribute 
        Author:     L. Berger, R. White,
                    E. Rosen
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       June 2009
        Mailbox:    lberger at labn.net, 
                    riw at cisco.com, 
                    erosen at cisco.com
        Pages:      8
        Characters: 17416
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-softwire-encaps-ipsec-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5566.txt

The BGP Encapsulation Subsequent Address Family Identifier (SAFI)
provides a method for the dynamic exchange of encapsulation
information and for the indication of encapsulation protocol types to be
used for different next hops.  Currently, support for Generic Routing
Encapsulation (GRE), Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TPv3), and
IP in IP tunnel types are defined.  This document defines support for
IPsec tunnel types.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Softwires 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 the standardization state and
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