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Title : Decoupled Transparent LAN Services
Author(s) : K. Kompella et al.
Filename : draft-kompella-ppvpn-dtls-00.txt
Pages : 15
Date : 22-Oct-01
Transparent LAN Service (TLS) is a useful Service Provider offering.
A common scenario where this offering is made is in the metro area,
where several Multi-Tenant buildings are connected to an Office, and
several Offices are connected by a metro area network. The Service
Provider places a simple, low-cost box (MTU) in each building; these
MTUs have uplinks to some box (PE) in one or more Offices. In such a
scenario, it is useful to decouple the functions needed to offer TLS
across the MTU and PE; this document proposes one way of
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