RFC Abstracts

RFC3180 - GLOP Addressing in 233/8
This document defines the policy for the use of 233/8 for statically e assigned multicast addresses. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC3179 - Script MIB Extensibility Protocol Version 1.1
The Script MIB extensibility protocol (SMX) defined in this memo separates language specific runtime systems from language independent Script MIB implementations. The IETF Script MIB defines an interface for the delegation of management functions based on the Internet management framework. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC3178 - IPv6 Multihoming Support at Site Exit Routers
The document describes a mechanism for basic IPv6 multihoming support, and its operational requirements. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3177 - IAB/IESG Recommendations on IPv6 Address Allocations to Sites
This document provides recommendations to the addressing registries (APNIC, ARIN and RIPE-NCC) on policies for assigning IPv6 address blocks to end sites. In particular, it recommends the assignment of /48 in the general case, /64 when it is known that one and only one subnet is needed and /128 when it is absolutely known that one and only one device is connecting.
RFC3176 - InMon Corporation's sFlow: A Method for Monitoring Traffic in Switched and Routed Networks
This memo defines InMon Corporation's sFlow system. sFlow is a technology for monitoring traffic in data networks containing switches and routers. In particular, it defines the sampling mechanisms implemented in an sFlow Agent for monitoring traffic, the sFlow MIB for controlling the sFlow Agent, and the format of sample data used by the sFlow Agent when forwarding data to a central data collector. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3175 - Aggregation of RSVP for IPv4 and IPv6 Reservations
This document describes the use of a single RSVP (Resource ReSerVation Protocol) reservation to aggregate other RSVP reservations across a transit routing region, in a manner conceptually similar to the use of Virtual Paths in an ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) network. It proposes a way to dynamically create the aggregate reservation, classify the traffic for which the aggregate reservation applies, determine how much bandwidth is needed to achieve the requirement, and recover the bandwidth when the sub-reservations are no longer required. It also contains recommendations concerning algorithms and policies for predictive reservations. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC3174 - US Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA1)
The purpose of this document is to make the SHA-1 (Secure Hash Algorithm 1) hash algorithm conveniently available to the Internet community. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3173 - IP Payload Compression Protocol (IPComp)
This document describes a protocol intended to provide lossless compression for Internet Protocol datagrams in an Internet environment. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC3172 - Management Guidelines & Operational Requirements for the Address and Routing Parameter Area Domain ("arpa")
This memo describes the management and operational requirements for the address and routing parameter area ("arpa") domain. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC3171 - IANA Guidelines for IPv4 Multicast Address Assignments
This memo provides guidance for the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) in assigning IPv4 multicast addresses. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC3170 - IP Multicast Applications: Challenges and Solutions
This document describes the challenges involved with designing and implementing multicast applications. It is an introductory guide for application developers that highlights the unique considerations of multicast applications as compared to unicast applications. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3169 - Criteria for Evaluating Network Access Server Protocols
This document defines requirements for protocols used by Network Access Servers (NAS). This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3168 - The Addition of Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) to IP
This memo specifies the incorporation of ECN (Explicit Congestion Notification) to TCP and IP, including ECN's use of two bits in the IP header. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC3167 - Request to Move RFC 1745 to Historic Status
RFC 1745, "BGP4/IDRP for IP---OSPF Interaction", describes technology which was never deployed in the public internet. This document requests that RFC 1745 be moved to Historic status. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3166 - Request to Move RFC 1403 to Historic Status
RFC 1403, "BGP OSPF Interaction", describes technology which is no longer used. This document requests that RFC 1403 be moved to Historic status. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3165 - Definitions of Managed Objects for the Delegation of Management Scripts
This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In particular, it describes a set of managed objects that allow the delegation of management scripts to distributed managers. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC3164 - The BSD Syslog Protocol
This document describes the observed behavior of the syslog protocol. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3163 - ISO/IEC 9798-3 Authentication SASL Mechanism
This document defines a SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) authentication mechanism based on ISO/IEC 9798-3 and FIPS PUB 196 entity authentication. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC3162 - RADIUS and IPv6
This document specifies the operation of RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial In User Service) when run over IPv6 as well as the RADIUS attributes used to support IPv6 network access. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC3161 - Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Time-Stamp Protocol (TSP)
This document describes the format of a request sent to a Time Stamping Authority (TSA) and of the response that is returned. It also establishes several security-relevant requirements for TSA operation, with regards to processing requests to generate responses. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC3160 - The Tao of IETF - A Novice's Guide to the Internet Engineering Task Force
This document describes the inner workings of IETF meetings and Working Groups, discusses organizations related to the IETF, and introduces the standards process. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3159 - Structure of Policy Provisioning Information (SPPI)
This document, the Structure of Policy Provisioning Information (SPPI), defines the adapted subset of SNMP's Structure of Management Information (SMI) used to write Policy Information Base (PIB) modules. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC3158 - RTP Testing Strategies
This memo describes a possible testing strategy for RTP (real-time transport protocol) implementations. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3157 - Securely Available Credentials - Requirements
This document describes requirements to be placed on Securely Available Credentials (SACRED) protocols. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3156 - MIME Security with OpenPGP
This document describes how the OpenPGP Message Format can be used to provide privacy and authentication using the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) security content types described in RFC 1847. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC3155 - End-to-end Performance Implications of Links with Errors
This document discusses the specific TCP mechanisms that are problematic in environments with high uncorrected error rates, and discusses what can be done to mitigate the problems without introducing intermediate devices into the connection. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC3154 - Requirements and Functional Architecture for an IP Host Alerting Protocol
This document develops an architecture and a set of requirements needed to support alerting of hosts that are in dormant mode. The architecture and requirements are designed to guide development of an IP protocol for alerting dormant IP mobile hosts, commonly called paging. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3153 - PPP Multiplexing
This document describes a method to reduce the PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol) framing overhead used to transport small packets over slow links. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC3152 - Delegation of IP6.ARPA
This document discusses the need for delegation of the IP6.ARPA DNS zone, and specifies a plan for the technical operation thereof. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC3151 - A URN Namespace for Public Identifiers
This document describes a URN (Uniform Resource Name) namespace that is designed to allow Public Identifiers to be expressed in URI (Uniform Resource Identifiers) syntax. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3150 - End-to-end Performance Implications of Slow Links
This document makes performance-related recommendations for users of network paths that traverse "very low bit-rate" links. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC3149 - MGCP Business Phone Packages
This document describes a collection of MGCP (Media Gateway Control Protocol) packages that can be used to take advantage of the feature keys and displays on digital business phones and IP-Phones. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3148 - A Framework for Defining Empirical Bulk Transfer Capacity Metrics
This document defines a framework for standardizing multiple BTC (Bulk Transport Capacity) metrics that parallel the permitted transport diversity. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3147 - Generic Routing Encapsulation over CLNS Networks
This document proposes a method for transporting an arbitrary protocol over a CLNS (Connectionless Network Service) network using GRE (Generic Routing Encapsulation). This may then be used as a method to tunnel IPv4 or IPv6 over CLNS. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3146 - Transmission of IPv6 Packets over IEEE 1394 Networks
This document describes the frame format for transmission of IPv6 packets and the method of forming IPv6 link-local addresses and statelessly autoconfigured addresses on IEEE1394 networks. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC3145 - L2TP Disconnect Cause Information
This document provides an extension to the Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol ("L2TP"), a mechanism for tunneling Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) sessions. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC3144 - Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions for Interface Parameters Monitoring
This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. The document proposes an extension to the Remote Monitoring MIB with a method of sorting the interfaces of a monitored device according to values of parameters specific to this interface. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC3143 - Known HTTP Proxy/Caching Problems
This document catalogs a number of known problems with World Wide Web (WWW) (caching) proxies and cache servers. The goal of the document is to provide a discussion of the problems and proposed workarounds, and ultimately to improve conditions by illustrating problems. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3142 - An IPv6-to-IPv4 Transport Relay Translator
The document describes an IPv6-to-IPv4 transport relay translator (TRT). This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3141 - CDMA2000 Wireless Data Requirements for AAA
This memo specifies cdma2000 wireless data AAA (Authentication, Authorization, Accounting) requirements associated with third generation wireless architecture that supports roaming among service providers for traditional PPP and Mobile IP services. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3140 - Per Hop Behavior Identification Codes
This document defines a 16 bit encoding mechanism for the identification of differentiated services Per Hop Behaviors in protocol messages. It replaces RFC 2836. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC3139 - Requirements for Configuration Management of IP-based Networks
This memo discusses different approaches to configure networks and identifies a set of configuration management requirements for IP-based networks. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3138 - Extended Assignments in 233/8
This memo provides describes the mapping of the GLOP addresses corresponding to the private AS space. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3137 - OSPF Stub Router Advertisement
This memo describes a backward-compatible technique that may be used by OSPF (Open Shortest Path First) implementations to advertise unavailability to forward transit traffic or to lower the preference level for the paths through such a router. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3136 - The SPIRITS Architecture
This document describes the architecture for supporting SPIRITS services, which are those originating in the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network)and necessitating the interactions between the PSTN and the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3135 - Performance Enhancing Proxies Intended to Mitigate Link-Related Degradations
This document is a survey of Performance Enhancing Proxies (PEPs) often employed to improve degraded TCP performance caused by characteristics of specific link environments, for example, in satellite, wireless WAN, and wireless LAN environments. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3134 - Terminology for ATM ABR Benchmarking
This memo discusses and defines terms associated with performance benchmarking tests and the results of these tests in the context of Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) based switching devices supporting ABR (Available Bit Rate). This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3133 - Terminology for Frame Relay Benchmarking
This memo discusses and defines terms associated with performance benchmarking tests and the results of these tests in the context of frame relay switching devices. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3132 - Dormant Mode Host Alerting ("IP Paging") Problem Statement
This memo describes paging, assesses the need for IP paging, and presents a list of recommendations for Seamoby charter items regarding work on paging. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC3131 - 3GPP2-IETF Standardization Collaboration
This document describes the standardization collaboration between 3GPP2 and IETF. This memo provides information for the Internet community.