RFC Abstracts

RFC2927 - MIME Directory Profile for LDAP Schema
This document defines a multipurpose internet mail extensions (MIME) directory profile for holding a lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP) schema. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2926 - Conversion of LDAP Schemas to and from SLP Templates
This document describes a procedure for mapping between Service Location Protocol (SLP) service advertisements and lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP) descriptions of services. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2925 - Definitions of Managed Objects for Remote Ping, Traceroute, and Lookup Operations
This memo defines Management Information Bases (MIBs) for performing remote ping, traceroute and lookup operations at a remote host. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2924 - Accounting Attributes and Record Formats
This document summarises Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and International Telecommunication Union (ITU-T) documents related to Accounting. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2923 - TCP Problems with Path MTU Discovery
This memo catalogs several known Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) implementation problems dealing with Path Maximum Transmission Unit Discovery (PMTUD), including the long-standing black hole problem, stretch acknowlegements (ACKs) due to confusion between Maximum Segment Size (MSS) and segment size, and MSS advertisement based on PMTU. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2922 - Physical Topology MIB
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 managed objects used for managing physical topology identification and discovery. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2921 - 6BONE pTLA and pNLA Formats (pTLA)
This memo defines how the 6bone uses the 3FFE::/16 IPv6 address prefix, allocated in RFC 2471, "IPv6 Testing Address Allocation", to create pseudo Top-Level Aggregation Identifiers (pTLA's) and pseudo Next-Level Aggregation Identifiers (pNLA's). This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2920 - SMTP Service Extension for Command Pipelining
This memo defines an extension to the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) service whereby a server can indicate the extent of its ability to accept multiple commands in a single Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) send operation. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2919 - List-Id: A Structured Field and Namespace for the Identification of Mailing Lists
Software that handles electronic mailing list messages (servers and user agents) needs a way to reliably identify messages that belong to a particular mailing list. With the advent of list management headers, it has become even more important to provide a unique identifier for a mailing list regardless of the particular host that serves as the list processor at any given time. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2918 - Route Refresh Capability for BGP-4
This document defines a new Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) capability termed 'Route Refresh Capability', which would allow the dynamic exchange of route refresh request between BGP speakers and subsequent re-advertisement of the respective Adj-RIB-Out. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2917 - A Core MPLS IP VPN Architecture
This memo presents an approach for building core Virtual Private Network (VPN) services in a service provider's MPLS backbone. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2916 - E.164 number and DNS
This document discusses the use of the Domain Name System (DNS) for storage of E.164 numbers. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2915 - The Naming Authority Pointer (NAPTR) DNS Resource Record
This document describes a Domain Name System (DNS) resource record which specifies a regular expression based rewrite rule that, when applied to an existing string, will produce a new domain label or Uniform Resource Identifier (URI). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2914 - Congestion Control Principles
The goal of this document is to explain the need for congestion control in the Internet, and to discuss what constitutes correct congestion control. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC2913 - MIME Content Types in Media Feature Expressions
This memo defines a media feature tag whose value is a Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) content type. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2912 - Indicating Media Features for MIME Content
This memo defines a Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) ' Content-features:' header that can be used to annotate a MIME message part using this expression format, and indicates some ways it might be used. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2911 - Internet Printing Protocol/1.1: Model and Semantics
This document is one of a set of documents, which together describe all aspects of a new Internet Printing Protocol (IPP). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2910 - Internet Printing Protocol/1.1: Encoding and Transport
This document is one of a set of documents, which together describe all aspects of a new Internet Printing Protocol (IPP). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2909 - The Multicast Address-Set Claim (MASC) Protocol
This document describes the Multicast Address-Set Claim (MASC) protocol which can be used for inter-domain multicast address set allocation. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2908 - The Internet Multicast Address Allocation Architecture
This document proposes a multicast address allocation architecture (MALLOC) for the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2907 - MADCAP Multicast Scope Nesting State Option
This document defines a new option to the Multicast Address Dynamic Client Allocation Protocol (MADCAP) to support nested scoping. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2906 - AAA Authorization Requirements
This document specifies the requirements that Authentication Authorization Accounting (AAA) protocols must meet in order to support authorization services in the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2905 - AAA Authorization Application Examples
This memo describes several examples of applications requiring authorization. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2904 - AAA Authorization Framework
This memo serves as the base requirements for Authorization of Internet Resources and Services (AIRS). It presents an architectural framework for understanding the authorization of Internet resources and services and derives requirements for authorization protocols. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2903 - Generic AAA Architecture
This memo proposes an Authentication, Authorization, Accounting (AAA) architecture that would incorporate a generic AAA server along with an application interface to a set of Application Specific Modules that could perform application specific AAA functions. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2902 - Overview of the 1998 IAB Routing Workshop
This document is an overview of a Routing workshop held by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) during March 25-27, 1998. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2901 - Guide to Administrative Procedures of the Internet Infrastructure
This document describes the administrative procedures for networks seeking to connect to the global Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2900 - Internet Official Protocol Standards
This memo contains a snapshot of the state of standardization of protocols used in the Internet as of July 17, 2001. It lists official protocol standards and Best Current Practice RFCs; it is not a complete index to the RFC series. This memo is an Internet Standard.
RFC2898 - PKCS #5: Password-Based Cryptography Specification Version 2.0
This document provides recommendations for the implementation of password-based cryptography, covering key derivation functions, encryption schemes, message-authentication schemes, and ASN.1 syntax identifying the techniques. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2897 - Proposal for an MGCP Advanced Audio Package
This document is a proposal to add a new event/signal package to the MGCP (Media Gateway Control Protocol) protocol to control an ARF (Audio Resource Function) which may reside on a Media Gateway or specialized Audio Server. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2896 - Remote Network Monitoring MIB Protocol Identifier Macros
This memo contains various protocol identifier examples, which can be used to produce valid protocolDirTable ``INDEX`` encodings, as defined by the Remote Network Monitoring MIB and the RMON Protocol Identifier Reference. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2895 - Remote Network Monitoring MIB Protocol Identifier Reference
This memo defines a notation describing protocol layers in a protocol encapsulation, specifically for use in encoding ``INDEX`` values for the protocolDirTable, found in the RMON-2 MIB. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2894 - Router Renumbering for IPv6
This document defines a mechanism called Router Renumbering ("RR") which allows address prefixes on routers to be configured and reconfigured almost as easily as the combination of Neighbor Discovery and Address Autoconfiguration works for hosts. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2893 - Transition Mechanisms for IPv6 Hosts and Routers
This document specifies IPv4 compatibility mechanisms that can be implemented by IPv6 hosts and routers. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2892 - The Cisco SRP MAC Layer Protocol
This document specifies the MAC layer protocol, "Spatial Reuse Protocol" (SRP) for use with ring based media. This is a second version of the protocol (V2). This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2891 - LDAP Control Extension for Server Side Sorting of Search Results
This document describes two LDAPv3 control extensions for server side sorting of search results. These controls allows a client to specify the attribute types and matching rules a server should use when returning the results to an LDAP search request. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2890 - Key and Sequence Number Extensions to GRE
This document describes extensions by which two fields, Key and Sequence Number, can be optionally carried in the GRE Header. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2889 - Benchmarking Methodology for LAN Switching Devices
This document is intended to provide methodology for the benchmarking of local area network (LAN) switching devices. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2888 - Secure Remote Access with L2TP
The objective of this document is to extend security characteristics of IPsec to remote access users, as they dial-in through the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2887 - The Reliable Multicast Design Space for Bulk Data Transfer
This document provides an overview of the design space and the ways in which application constraints affect possible solutions. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2886 - Megaco Errata
This document records the errors found in the Megaco/H.248 protocol document, along with the changes proposed in the text of that document to resolve them. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2885 - Megaco Protocol version 0.8
This document is common text with Recommendation H.248 as redetermined in Geneva, February 2000. It must be read in conjunction with the Megaco Errata, RFC 2886. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2884 - Performance Evaluation of Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) in IP Networks
This memo presents a performance study of the Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) mechanism in the TCP/IP protocol using our implementation on the Linux Operating System. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2883 - An Extension to the Selective Acknowledgement (SACK) Option for TCP
This note defines an extension of the Selective Acknowledgement (SACK) Option for TCP. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2882 - Network Access Servers Requirements: Extended RADIUS Practices
This document describes current practices implemented in NAS products that go beyond the scope of the RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial In User Service) RFCs 2138, 2139. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2881 - Network Access Server Requirements Next Generation (NASREQNG) NAS Model
This document describes the terminology and gives a model of typical Network Access Server (NAS). This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2880 - Internet Fax T.30 Feature Mapping
This document describes how to map Group 3 fax capability identification bits, described in ITU T.30, into the Internet fax feature schema described in "Content feature schema for Internet fax". This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2879 - Content Feature Schema for Internet Fax (V2)
This document defines a content media feature schema for Internet fax. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2878 - PPP Bridging Control Protocol (BCP)
This document defines the Network Control Protocol for establishing and configuring Remote Bridging for PPP links. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2877 - 5250 Telnet Enhancements
This memo describes the interface to the IBM 5250 Telnet server that allows client Telnet to request a Telnet terminal or printer session using a specific device name. This memo provides information for the Internet community.