BGP IPsec Tunnel Encapsulation Attribute
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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>, softwire mailing list <email@example.com>, softwire chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'BGP IPsec Tunnel Encapsulation Attribute' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'BGP IPsec Tunnel Encapsulation Attribute ' <draft-ietf-softwire-encaps-ipsec-03.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Softwires Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Ralph Droms and Jari Arkko. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-softwire-encaps-ipsec-03.txt
Technical Summary The BGP Encapsulation Subsequence Address Family Identifiers (SAFI) provides a method for the dynamic exchange of encapsulation information, and the indication of encapsulation protocol types to be used for different next hops. Currently support for GRE and L2TPv3 tunnel types are defined. This document defines support for IPsec tunnel types. Working Group Summary The SOFTWIRE WG supports the development and advancement of this document. Protocol Quality This document was thoroughly reviewed by WG chairs and WG members, including those with expertise in IPv4 to IPv6 transitions and interworking. Dave Ward is the WG chair shepherd. Ralph Droms is the responsible Area director.