Tunnel Establishment Protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (mobileip WG)
Authors Charles Perkins  , Gabriel Montenegro  , Pat Calhoun 
Last updated 1998-03-18
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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A general tunnel establishment protocol (TEP) is defined to handle multi-protocol tunneling as well as multilevel domains guarded by tunnel agents which may be thought of as security gateways, or alternatively as modified foreign agents defined by with Mobile IP. Mobile IP provides the model for TEP; the registration messages in RFC 2002 establish a tunnel between the home agent and the foreign agent.


Charles Perkins (charliep@computer.org)
Gabriel Montenegro (gabriel_montenegro_2000@yahoo.com)
Pat Calhoun (pcalhoun@cisco.com)

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