RFC 5251

Layer 1 VPN Basic Mode, July 2008

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D. Fedyk, Ed.
Y. Rekhter, Ed.
D. Papadimitriou
R. Rabbat
L. Berger
l1vpn (rtg)

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This document describes the Basic Mode of Layer 1 VPNs (L1VPNs). L1VPN Basic Mode (L1VPN BM) is a port-based VPN. In L1VPN Basic Mode, the basic unit of service is a Label Switched Path (LSP) between a pair of customer ports within a given VPN port topology. This document defines the operational model using either provisioning or a VPN auto-discovery mechanism, and the signaling extensions for the L1VPN BM. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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