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RFC 3145 on L2TP Disconnect Cause Information




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        RFC 3145

        Title:	    L2TP Disconnect Cause Information
        Author(s):  R. Verma, M. Verma, J. Carlson
        Status:     Standards Track
	Date:       July 2001
        Mailbox:    rverma@dc.com, Madhvi_Verma@3com.com,
                    james.d.carlson@sun.com 
        Pages:      10
        Characters: 17421
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:  None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-l2tpext-ppp-discinfo-04.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3145.txt


This document provides an extension to the Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol
("L2TP"), a mechanism for tunneling Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
sessions.  L2TP lacks a mechanism for a host to provide PPP-related
disconnect cause information to another host.  This information,
provided by the extension described in this document, can be useful
for accounting and debugging purposes.

This document is a product of the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol
Extensions Working Group of the IETF. 

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document provides an extension to the Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol
("L2TP"), a mechanism for tunneling Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
sessions.  L2TP lacks a mechanism for a host to provide PPP-related
disconnect cause information to another host.  This information,
provided by the extension described in this document, can be useful
for accounting and debugging purposes.

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