Signaling and Encapsulation for the Transport of IP over L2TPv3

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (l2tpext WG)
Last updated 2007-08-17
Replaces draft-pignataro-l2tpext-pwe3-ipl2
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The Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol, Version 3, (L2TPv3) defines a protocol for tunneling a variety of data link protocols over IP networks. This document defines the control messaging, signaling procedures and encapsulation specifics of how to tunnel IPv4 and IPv6 packets directly over L2TPv3.


Carlos Pignataro (
Wei Luo (

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