Layer Two Tunneling Protocol - Version 3 (L2TPv3)
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, l2tpext mailing list <email@example.com>, l2tpext chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (Version 3)' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (Version 3) ' <draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-16.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol Extensions Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Thomas Narten and Mark Townsley. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-l2tpext-l2tp-base-16.txt
Technical Summary This document describes "version 3" of the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (L2TPv3). L2TPv3 defines the base control protocol and encapsulation for tunneling multiple layer 2 connections between two IP connected nodes. Additional documents detail the specifics for each link-type being emulated. Working Group Summary This document has been uncontentious in the Working Group. Protocol Quality This document has been reviewed for the IESG by Thomas Narten. Imlementations and deployments for the protocol already exist.