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I-D ACTION:draft-kuwahara-cl-tunneling-vpn-00.txt



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	Title		: Scalable Connectionless Tunneling Architecture and 
                          Protocols for VPNs
	Author(s)	: T. Kuwahara et al.
	Filename	: draft-kuwahara-cl-tunneling-vpn-00.txt
	Pages		: 27
	Date		: 19-Jun-01
	
This document defines a connectionless tunneling architecture that is
applicable to provider provisioned virtual private networks (PPVPNs)
and specifies protocols for implementing it.  This architecture is
designed to facilitate scalable operation, load balancing, and high
reliability.  A prominent feature of it is to provide VPN tunnels
over a connectionless network.  Since a connectionless network can
provide full mesh connectivity without a connection establishing
procedure, the architecture enables scalable operation of a VPN more
efficiently than connection-oriented tunneling technologies.

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