Encapsulation of MPLS over Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol Version 3

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Author Mark Townsley 
Last updated 2004-10-27
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The Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol, Version 3, (L2TPv3) defines a protocol for tunneling a variety of payload types over IP networks. This document defines how to carry an MPLS label or label stack and its payload over L2TPv3. This enables an application which traditionally requires an MPLS-enabled core network to utilize an L2TPv3 encapsulation over an IP network instead.


Mark Townsley (mark@townsley.net)

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