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    L2TP Dial-Out Terms

    Table 1 describes key terms used in L2TP dial-out.

    Table 1: L2TP Dial-Out Terms

    Term

    Description

    Dial-out trigger

    IP packet that initiates a dial-out session

    Dial-out session

    Control entity for a triggered IP flow used to manage the establishment of an associated L2TP session for dial-out

    Dial-out target

    A virtual router context and an IP address prefix, for which the arrival of an IP packet (a dial-out trigger) initiates a dial-out session.

    Dial-out route

    Contains the dial-out target, as well as a domain name and profile.

    • The domain name is used in the initial Access-Request message.
    • The profile is used to create the IP/Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) stack for the dial-out session.

    Published: 2014-08-13