RFC 5641 on Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol Version 3 (L2TPv3) Extended Circuit Status Values

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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        RFC 5641

        Title:      Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol Version 
                    3 (L2TPv3) Extended Circuit Status Values 
        Author:     N. McGill, C. Pignataro
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       August 2009
        Mailbox:    nmcgill@cisco.com, 
        Pages:      11
        Characters: 23133
        Updates:    RFC3931, RFC4349, RFC4454, RFC4591, RFC4719

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-l2tpext-circuit-status-extensions-05.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5641.txt

This document defines additional Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol Version 3
(L2TPv3) bit values to be used within the "Circuit Status" Attribute
Value Pair (AVP) to communicate finer-grained error states for
Attachment Circuits (ACs) and pseudowires (PWs).  It also generalizes
the Active bit and deprecates the use of the New bit in the Circuit
Status AVP, updating RFC 3931, RFC 4349, RFC 4454, RFC 4591, and RFC

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

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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