Service Requirements for Layer 3 Provider Provisioned Virtual Private Networks (PPVPNs)
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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>, l3vpn mailing list <email@example.com>, l3vpn chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Document Action: 'Service requirements for Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks' to Informational RFC The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Service requirements for Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks ' <draft-ietf-l3vpn-requirements-03.txt> as an Informational RFC This document is the product of the Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Thomas Narten and Ross Callon. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-l3vpn-requirements-03.txt
Note: this document was initially reviewed by the IESG in 2003, under the document title: draft-ietf-ppvpn-requirements-05.txt. IESG members may want to review their archives for previous reviews. Technical Summary This document provides requirements for Layer 3 Virtual Private Networks (L3VPNs). It identifies requirements applicable to a number of individual approaches that a Service Provider may use for the provisioning of a VPN service. This document expresses a service provider perspective, based upon past experience of IP-based service offerings and the ever-evolving needs of the customers of such services. Toward this end, it defines terminology and states general requirements. Detailed requirements are expressed from a customer as well as a service provider perspective. Working Group Summary There was support for this document in the Working Group. Protocol Quality This document has been reviewed for the IESG by Thomas Narten.