VPN L2 Tunneling Protocol Overview

Introduction

Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol is a standard protocol that provides pseudowire capabilities over IP. This document provides background information a various version of it.

VPN L2 Tunneling Protocol Overview

  • There are three versions of the protocol:
    • L2F - Cisco Layer Two Forwarding (Protocol) - version 1. See RFC2341.
    • L2TP - Layer Two Tunneling Protocol - Version 2. See RFC2661.
    • L2TPv3 - Layer Two Tunneling Protocol - Version 3. See RFC3931.

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