RFC Abstracts

RFC2876 - Use of the KEA and SKIPJACK Algorithms in CMS
This document describes the conventions for using the Key Exchange Algorithm (KEA) and SKIPJACK encryption algorithm in conjunction with the Cryptographic Message Syntax [CMS] enveloped-data and encrypted- data content types. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2875 - Diffie-Hellman Proof-of-Possession Algorithms
This document describes two methods for producing an integrity check value from a Diffie-Hellman key pair. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2874 - DNS Extensions to Support IPv6 Address Aggregation and Renumbering
This document defines changes to the Domain Name System to support renumberable and aggregatable IPv6 addressing. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2873 - TCP Processing of the IPv4 Precedence Field
This memo describes a conflict between TCP and DiffServ on the use of the three leftmost bits in the TOS octet of an IPv4 header. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2872 - Application and Sub Application Identity Policy Element for Use with RSVP
RSVP signaling messages typically include policy data objects, which in turn contain policy elements. Policy elements may describe user and/or application information, which may be used by RSVP aware network elements to apply appropriate policy decisions to a traffic flow. This memo details the usage of policy elements that provide application information. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2871 - A Framework for Telephony Routing over IP
This document serves as a framework for Telephony Routing over IP (TRIP), which supports the discovery and exchange of IP telephony gateway routing tables between providers. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2870 - Root Name Server Operational Requirements
The primary focus of this document is to provide guidelines for operation of the root name servers. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC2869 - RADIUS Extensions
This document describes additional attributes for carrying authentication, authorization and accounting information between a Network Access Server (NAS) and a shared Accounting Server using the Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) protocol described in RFC 2865 and RFC 2866. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2868 - RADIUS Attributes for Tunnel Protocol Support
This document defines a set of RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial In User Service) attributes designed to support the provision of compulsory tunneling in dial-up networks. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2867 - RADIUS Accounting Modifications for Tunnel Protocol Support
This document defines new RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial In User Service) accounting Attributes and new values for the existing Acct- Status-Type Attribute designed to support the provision of compulsory tunneling in dial-up networks. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2866 - RADIUS Accounting
This document describes a protocol for carrying accounting information between a Network Access Server and a shared Accounting Server. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2865 - Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS)
This document describes a protocol for carrying authentication, authorization, and configuration information between a Network Access Server which desires to authenticate its links and a shared Authentication Server. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2864 - The Inverted Stack Table Extension to the Interfaces Group 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 which provide an inverted mapping of the interface stack table used for managing network interfaces. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2863 - The Interfaces Group MIB
This memo discusses the 'interfaces' group of MIB-II, especially the experience gained from the definition of numerous media-specific MIB modules for use in conjunction with the 'interfaces' group for managing various sub-layers beneath the internetwork-layer. It specifies clarifications to, and extensions of, the architectural issues within the MIB-II model of the 'interfaces' group. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2862 - RTP Payload Format for Real-Time Pointers
This document describes an RTP payload format for transporting the coordinates of a dynamic pointer that may be used during a presentation. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2861 - TCP Congestion Window Validation
This document describes a simple modification to TCP's congestion control algorithms to decay the congestion window cwnd after the transition from a sufficiently-long application-limited period, while using the slow-start threshold ssthresh to save information about the previous value of the congestion window. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2860 - Memorandum of Understanding Concerning the Technical Work of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
This document places on record the text of the Memorandum of Understanding concerning the technical work of the IANA that was signed on March 1, 2000 between the IETF and ICANN, and ratified by the ICANN Board on March 10, 2000. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2859 - A Time Sliding Window Three Colour Marker (TSWTCM)
This memo defines a Time Sliding Window Three Colour Marker (TSWTCM), which can be used as a component in a Diff-Serv traffic conditioner. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2858 - Multiprotocol Extensions for BGP-4
This document defines extensions to BGP-4 to enable it to carry routing information for multiple Network Layer protocols (e.g., IPv6, IPX, etc...). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2857 - The Use of HMAC-RIPEMD-160-96 within ESP and AH
This memo describes the use of the HMAC algorithm in conjunction with the RIPEMD-160 algorithm as an authentication mechanism within the revised IPSEC Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) and the revised IPSEC Authentication Header (AH). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2856 - Textual Conventions for Additional High Capacity Data Types
This memo specifies new textual conventions for additional high capacity data types, intended for SNMP implementations which already support the Counter64 data type. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2855 - DHCP for IEEE 1394
This memo describes specific usage of some fields of DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) messages. IEEE Std 1394-1995 is a standard for a High Performance Serial Bus. Since 1394 uses a different link-layer addressing method than conventional IEEE802/Ethernet, the usage of some fields must be clarified to achieve interoperability. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2854 - The 'text/html' Media Type
This document summarizes the history of HTML development, and defines the "text/html" MIME type by pointing to the relevant W3C recommendations. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2853 - Generic Security Service API Version 2 : Java Bindings
This document specifies the Java bindings for GSS-API (Generic Security Service Application Program Interface) which is described at a language independent conceptual level in RFC 2743. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2852 - Deliver By SMTP Service Extension
This memo defines a mechanism whereby a SMTP client can request, when transmitting a message to a SMTP server, that the server deliver the message within a prescribed period of time. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2851 - Textual Conventions for Internet Network Addresses
This MIB module defines textual conventions to represent commonly used Internet network layer addressing information. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2850 - Charter of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB)
This memo documents the composition, selection, roles, and organization of the Internet Architecture Board. It replaces RFC 1601. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC2849 - The LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF) - Technical Specification
This document describes a file format suitable for describing directory information or modifications made to directory information. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2848 - The PINT Service Protocol: Extensions to SIP and SDP for IP Access to Telephone Call Services
This document contains the specification of the PINT Service Protocol 1.0, which defines a protocol for invoking certain telephone services from an IP network. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2847 - LIPKEY - A Low Infrastructure Public Key Mechanism Using SPKM
This memorandum describes a method whereby one can use GSS-API (Generic Security Service Application Program Interface) to supply a secure channel between a client and server, authenticating the client with a password, and a server with a public key certificate. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2846 - GSTN Address Element Extensions in E-mail Services
This memo defines a full syntax for a specific application in which there is a need to represent GSTN (Global Switched Telephone Network) addressing and Internet addressing. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2845 - Secret Key Transaction Authentication for DNS (TSIG)
This protocol allows for transaction level authentication using shared secrets and one way hashing. It can be used to authenticate dynamic updates as coming from an approved client, or to authenticate responses as coming from an approved recursive name server. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2844 - OSPF over ATM and Proxy-PAR
This memo specifies, for OSPF implementors and users, mechanisms describing how the protocol operates in ATM networks over PVC (Permanent Virtual Connections) and SVC (Switched Virtual Circuit) meshes with the presence of Proxy-PAR (PNNI Augmented Routing). This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2843 - Proxy-PAR
The intention of this document is to provide general information about Proxy-PAR (PNNI Augmented Routing). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2842 - Capabilities Advertisement with BGP-4
This document defines new Optional Parameter, called Capabilities, that is expected to facilitate introduction of new capabilities in BGP by providing graceful capability advertisement without requiring that BGP peering be terminated. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2841 - IP Authentication using Keyed SHA1 with Interleaved Padding (IP-MAC)
This document describes the use of keyed SHA1 (Secure Hash Algorithm) with the IP Authentication Header. This memo defines a Historic Document for the Internet community.
RFC2840 - TELNET KERMIT OPTION
This document describes an extension to the Telnet protocol to allow the negotiation, coordination, and use of the Kermit file transfer and management protocol over an existing Telnet protocol connection. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2839 - Internet Kermit Service
This document describes a new file transfer service for the Internet based on Telnet Protocol for option negotiation and Kermit Protocol for file transfer and management. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2838 - Uniform Resource Identifiers for Television Broadcasts
This document describes a widely-implemented URI scheme, as World-Wide Web browsers are starting to appear on a variety of consumer electronic devices, such as television sets and television set-top boxes, which are capable of receiving television programming from either terrestrial broadcast, satellite broadcast, or cable. In this context there is a need to reference television broadcasts using the URI format described in RFC 2396. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2837 - Definitions of Managed Objects for the Fabric Element in Fibre Channel Standard
This memo defines an extension to the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In particular, it defines the objects for managing the operations of the Fabric Element portion of the Fibre Channel Standards. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2836 - Per Hop Behavior Identification Codes
This document defines a binary encoding to uniquely identify PHBs (Per Hop Behaviors) and/or sets of PHBs in protocol messages. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2835 - IP and ARP over HIPPI-6400 (GSN)
This document further specifies a method for resolving IP addresses to HIPPI-6400 (High-Performance Parallel Interface) hardware addresses (HARP) and for emulating IP broadcast in a logical IP subnet (LIS) as a direct extension of HARP. Furthermore, it is the goal of this memo to define a IP and HARP that will allow interoperability for HIPPI-800 and HIPPI-6400 equipment both broadcast and non-broadcast capable networks. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2834 - ARP and IP Broadcast over HIPPI-800
This document specifies a method for resolving IP addresses to ANSI High-Performance Parallel Interface (HIPPI) hardware addresses and for emulating IP broadcast in a logical IP subnet (LIS) as a direct extension of HARP (hardware addresses). This memo defines a HARP that will interoperate between HIPPI-800 and HIPPI-6400 (also known as Gigabyte System Network, GSN). This document (when combined with RFC 2067 "IP over HIPPI") obsoletes RFC 1374. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2833 - RTP Payload for DTMF Digits, Telephony Tones and Telephony Signals
This memo describes how to carry dual-tone multifrequency (DTMF) signaling, other tone signals and telephony events in RTP packets. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2832 - NSI Registry Registrar Protocol (RRP) Version 1.1.0
This document describes a protocol for the registration and management of second level domain names and associated name servers in both generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) and country code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs). This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2831 - Using Digest Authentication as a SASL Mechanism
This specification defines how HTTP Digest Authentication can be used as a SASL mechanism for any protocol that has a SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) profile. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2830 - Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (v3): Extension for Transport Layer Security
This document defines the "Start Transport Layer Security (TLS) Operation" for LDAP. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2829 - Authentication Methods for LDAP
This document specifies particular combinations of security mechanisms which are required and recommended in LDAP implementations. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2828 - Internet Security Glossary
This Glossary provides abbreviations, explanations, and recommendations for use of information system security terminology. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2827 - Network Ingress Filtering: Defeating Denial of Service Attacks which employ IP Source Address Spoofing
This paper discusses a simple, effective, and straightforward method for using ingress traffic filtering to prohibit DoS (Denial of Service) attacks which use forged IP addresses to be propagated from 'behind' an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) aggregation point. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.