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PPP Network Control Protocol for LAN Extension (RFC1841)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004097D
Original Publication Date: 1995-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-12
Document File: 66 page(s) / 72K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Chapman: AUTHOR [+4]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1841: DOI

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Network Working Group J. Chapman Request For Comments: 1841 Cisco Systems, Inc. Category: Informational D. Coli Cisco Systems, Inc. A. Harvey Cisco Systems, Inc. B. Jensen Cisco Systems, Inc. K. Rowett Cisco Systems, Inc. September 1995

PPP Network Control Protocol for LAN Extension

Status of Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Abstract

Telecommunications infrastructure is improving to offer higher bandwidth connections at lower cost. Access to the network is changing from modems to more intelligent devices. This informational RFC discusses a PPP Network Control Protocol for one such intelligent device. The protocol is the LAN extension interface protocol.

Table of Contents

1.0 Introduction ........................................... 3 1.1 LAN Extension Interface Topology ..................... 4 1.2 LAN Extension Interface Architecture ................. 5 1.3 LAN Extension Interface Protocol ..................... 6

2.0 LAN Extension Interface Protocol Control Packets........ 8 2.1 Startup Options ...................................... 8 2.2 Remote Command Options ............................... 14 2.3 Conditions for Sending PPP-LEX Packet ................ 17

3.0 Filter Protocol Type ................................... 18 3.1 LEX_RCMD_REQUEST - Filter Protocol Type............... 19 3.2 Response Packets - Filter Protocol Type............... 21

4.0 Filter MAC Address ..................................... 22 4.1 LEX_RCMD_REQUEST - Filter MAC Address ................ 23 4.2 Response Packets - Filter MAC Address................. 25

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5.0 Set Priority ........................................... 27 5.1 LEX_RCMD_REQUEST - Set Priority ...................... 27 5.2 Response Packets - Set Priority ...................... 29

6.0 Disable LAN Extension Ethernet Interface ............... 30 6.1 LEX_RCMD_REQUEST - Disable LAN Extension Ethernet Interface ................................... 31 6.2 Response Packets - Disable LAN Extension Ethernet Interface ................................... 32

7.0 Enable LAN Extension Ethernet Interface ................ 33 7.1 LEX_RCMD_REQUEST - Enable LAN Extension Ethernet Interface ................................... 33 7.2 Response Packets - Enable LAN Extension Ethernet Interface ................................... 34

8.0 Reboot LAN Extension Interface Unit .................... 35 8.1 LEX_RCMD_REQUEST - Reboot LAN Extension Interface Unit ................................................. 35 8.2 Response Packets - Reboot LAN Extension Interface Unit ....................................... 36

9.0 Request Statistics ..................................... 37 9.1 LEX_RCMD_REQUEST - Request Statistics ................ 37 9.2 LEX_RCMD_ACK - Request Statistics .................... 39 9.3 LEX_RCMD_NAK/LEX_RCMD_R...

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