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Re: Security control in DSL access network

  • From: Mikael Abrahamsson
  • Date: Tue Mar 28 08:01:02 2006

On Tue, 28 Mar 2006, Sean Donelan wrote:


In reality, these are protocol stacks such as IP over PPP over ATM over
DSL, but it makes the ASCII artwork very confusing.
Let me counter with:

ROUTER - ip/ethernet - DSLAM - ip/ethernet/atm/dsl - CPE - ip/ethernet - COMPUTER

In some cases a modern dslam will do routing as well. ATM was close to death before DSL came along, please don't CPR it anymore. Let it R.I.P.

Mikael Abrahamsson email: [email protected]