Tunnels in the Internet Architecture

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This document discusses the role of tunnels in the Internet architecture. It explains their relationship to existing protocol layers, and the challenges in supporting tunneling.


Joseph Touch (touch@isi.edu)
Mark Townsley (mark@townsley.net)

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