RFC 6658 on Packet Pseudowire Encapsulation over an MPLS PSN

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        RFC 6658

        Title:      Packet Pseudowire Encapsulation over an 
                    MPLS PSN 
        Author:     S. Bryant, Ed.,
                    L. Martini,
                    G. Swallow,
                    A. Malis
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       July 2012
        Mailbox:    stbryant@cisco.com, 
        Pages:      15
        Characters: 32164
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-pwe3-packet-pw-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6658.txt

This document describes a pseudowire mechanism that is used to
transport a packet service over an MPLS PSN in the case where the
client Label Switching Router (LSR) and the server Provider Edge
equipments are co-resident in the same equipment.  This pseudowire
mechanism may be used to carry all of the required layer 2 and layer
3 protocols between the pair of client LSRs.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]

This document is a product of the Pseudo Wire Emulation Edge to Edge INT Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
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