Seamless Integration of Ethernet VPN (EVPN) with Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) and Their Provider Backbone Bridge (PBB) Equivalents
RFC 8560

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Subject: Protocol Action: '(PBB-)EVPN Seamless Integration with (PBB-)VPLS' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-bess-evpn-vpls-seamless-integ-06.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- '(PBB-)EVPN Seamless Integration with (PBB-)VPLS'
  (draft-ietf-bess-evpn-vpls-seamless-integ-06.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the BGP Enabled ServiceS Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Alvaro Retana, Deborah Brungard and Martin

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Technical Summary

   This draft specifies procedures for backward compatibility of the
   (PBB-)EVPN solution with (PBB-)VPLS and provides mechanisms for
   seamless integration of the two technologies in the same MPLS/IP
   network on a per-VPN-instance basis. Implementation of this draft
   enables service providers to introduce (PBB-)EVPN PEs in their brown-
   field deployments of (PBB-)VPLS networks.

Working Group Summary

   The document was developed to provide mechanisms to enable EVPN and traditional
   VPLS to work together in the same network in as seamless a way as practicable. This is
   important for service providers migrating from old VPLS deployments to new technologies
   such as EVPN. 

   There is one IPR declaration on the draft . 

Document Quality

   No concerns about the quality of the document. It represents 
   WG consensus, and it has been widely reviewed and discussed  over a 
   number of years. 
   The document does not specify any MIB changes or additions which would need 


   The document shepherd is Matthew Bocci
   The responsible Area Director is Martin Vigoureux