[rfc-dist] RFC 5251 on Layer 1 VPN Basic Mode

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        RFC 5251

        Title:      Layer 1 VPN Basic Mode 
        Author:     D. Fedyk, Ed.,
                    Y. Rekhter, Ed.,
                    D. Papadimitriou, 
                    R. Rabbat,
                    L. Berger
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       July 2008
        Mailbox:    dwfedyk at nortel.com, 
                    yakov at juniper.net, 
                    Dimitri.Papadimitriou at alcatel-lucent.be,
                    rabbat at alum.mit.edu, 
                    lberger at labn.net
        Pages:      24
        Characters: 57599
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-l1vpn-basic-mode-05.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5251.txt

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

This document is a product of the Layer 1 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
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