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I-D ACTION:draft-behringer-mpls-security-00.txt



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	Title		: Analysis of the Security of the MPLS Architecture
	Author(s)	: M. Behringer
	Filename	: draft-behringer-mpls-security-00.txt
	Pages		: 12
	Date		: 26-Feb-01
	
This document analyses the security of the MPLS architecture, especially in comparison with other VPN technologies such as ATM and Frame Relay. The target audience is service providers and VPN users. The document consists of two main parts: First the requirements for security in VPN services are defined, second MPLS is examined with respect to these requirements.
The analysis shows that MPLS networks can be equally secured as traditional layer-2 networks such as ATM and Frame Relay.

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