RFC 4665

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

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W. Augustyn, Ed.
Y. Serbest, Ed.
l2vpn (int)

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC4665

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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 8729.

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