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I-D ACTION:draft-kuwahara-cl-tunneling-vpn-01.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-01.txt
	Pages		: 32
	Date		: 2003-1-24
This document describes a connectionless tunneling architecture that
is applicable to layer 3 PE-based virtual private networks and
specifies protocols for implementing it.  This tunneling architecture
is designed to facilitate scalability and 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 establishment procedure, the
architecture enables scalable operation of a VPN more efficiently
than connection-oriented tunneling technologies.

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