RFC Abstracts

RFC2826 - IAB Technical Comment on the Unique DNS Root
This document discusses the existence of a globally unique public name space in the Internet called the DNS (Domain Name System). This name space is a hierarchical name space derived from a single, globally unique root. It is a technical constraint inherent in the design of the DNS. One root must be supported by a set of coordinated root servers administered by a unique naming authority. It is not technically feasible for there to be more than one root in the public DNS. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2825 - A Tangled Web: Issues of I18N, Domain Names, and the Other Internet protocols
This document is a statement by the Internet Architecture Board. It is not a protocol specification, but an attempt to clarify the range of architectural issues that the internationalization of domain names faces. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2824 - Call Processing Language Framework and Requirements
This document describes an architectural framework we call a processing language, as a simple and standardized way for implementing and deploying Internet telephony. A large number of the services we wish to make possible for Internet telephony require fairly elaborate combinations of signalling operations, often in network devices, to complete. It also outlines requirements for such a language. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2823 - PPP over Simple Data Link (SDL) using SONET/SDH with ATM-like framing
This document extends methods found in the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) and RFCs 1662 and 2615 to include a new encapsulation for PPP called Simple Data Link (SDL). SDL provides a standard method for transporting multi-protocol datagrams over point-to-point links, and RFCs 1662 and 2615 provide a means to carry PPP over Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) and Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) circuits. SDL provides a very low overhead alternative to HDLC-like encapsulation, and can also be used on SONET/SDH links. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2822 - Internet Message Format
This document specifies a syntax for text messages that are sent between computer users, within the framework of "electronic mail" messages. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2821 - Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
This document is a self-contained specification of the basic protocol for the Internet electronic mail transport. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2820 - Access Control Requirements for LDAP
This document describes the fundamental requirements of an access control list (ACL) model for the Lightweight Directory Application Protocol (LDAP) directory service. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2819 - Remote Network Monitoring Management Information Base
This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In particular, it defines objects for managing remote network monitoring devices. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2818 - HTTP Over TLS
This memo describes how to use Transport Layer Security (TLS) to secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) connections over the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2817 - Upgrading to TLS Within HTTP/1.1
This memo explains how to use the Upgrade mechanism in HTTP/1.1 to initiate Transport Layer Security (TLS) over an existing TCP connection. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2816 - A Framework for Integrated Services Over Shared and Switched IEEE 802 LAN Technologies
This memo describes a framework for supporting IETF Integrated Services on shared and switched LAN infrastructure. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2815 - Integrated Service Mappings on IEEE 802 Networks
This document describes mappings of IETF Integrated Services over LANs built from IEEE 802 network segments which may be interconnected by IEEE 802.1D MAC Bridges (switches). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2814 - SBM (Subnet Bandwidth Manager): A Protocol for RSVP-based Admission Control over IEEE 802-style networks
This document describes a signaling method and protocol for RSVP-based admission control over IEEE 802-style LANs. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2813 - Internet Relay Chat: Server Protocol
This document defines the protocol used by servers to talk to each other. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2812 - Internet Relay Chat: Client Protocol
This document defines the Client Protocol, and assumes that the reader is familiar with the IRC Architecture. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2811 - Internet Relay Chat: Channel Management
This document specifies how channels, their characteristics and properties are managed by IRC servers. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2810 - Internet Relay Chat: Architecture
This document is an update describing the architecture of the current IRC protocol and the role of its different components. Other documents describe in detail the protocol used between the various components defined here. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2809 - Implementation of L2TP Compulsory Tunneling via RADIUS
This document discusses implementation issues arising in the provisioning of compulsory tunneling in dial-up networks using the L2TP (Layer Two Tunneling Protocol) protocol. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2808 - The SecurID(r) SASL Mechanism
This document defines a SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) authentication mechanism using SecurID (a hardware token card product (or software emulation thereof) produced by RSA Security Inc., which is used for end-user authentication), thereby providing a means for such tokens to be used in SASL environments. This mechanism is only is only for authentication, and has no effect on the protocol encoding and is not designed to provide integrity or confidentiality services. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2807 - XML Signature Requirements
This document lists the design principles, scope, and requirements for the XML Digital Signature specification. It includes requirements as they relate to the signature syntax, data model, format, cryptographic processing, and external requirements and coordination. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2806 - URLs for Telephone Calls
This document specifies URL (Uniform Resource Locator) schemes "tel", "fax" and "modem" for specifying the location of a terminal in the phone network and the connection types (modes of operation) that can be used to connect to that entity. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2805 - Media Gateway Control Protocol Architecture and Requirements
This document describes protocol requirements for the Media Gateway Control Protocol between a Media Gateway Controller and a Media Gateway. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2804 - IETF Policy on Wiretapping
This document describes the position that the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has taken regarding the inclusion into IETF standards-track documents of functionality designed to facilitate wiretapping. This memo explains what the IETF thinks the question means, why its answer is "no", and what that answer means. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2803 - Digest Values for DOM (DOMHASH)
This memo defines a clear and unambiguous definition of digest (hash) values of the XML objects regardless of the surface string variation of XML. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2802 - Digital Signatures for the v1.0 Internet Open Trading Protocol (IOTP)
This document describes the syntax and procedures for the computation and verification of digital signatures for use within Version 1.0 of the Internet Open Trading Protocol (IOTP). This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2801 - Internet Open Trading Protocol - IOTP Version 1.0
This document discusses the Internet Open Trading Protocol (IOTP) and its provision of an interoperable framework for Internet commerce. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2800 - Internet Official Protocol Standards
This memo contains a snapshot of the state of standardization of protocols used in the Internet as of April 17, 2001. It lists only official protocol standards RFCs; it is not a complete index to the RFC series. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2798 - Definition of the inetOrgPerson LDAP Object Class
We define a new object class called inetOrgPerson for use in LDAP and X.500 directory services that extends the X.521 standard organizationalPerson class to meet these needs. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2797 - Certificate Management Messages over CMS
This document defines a Certificate Management protocol using CMS (CMC). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2796 - BGP Route Reflection - An Alternative to Full Mesh IBGP
This document describes the use and design of a method known as "Route Reflection" to alleviate the the need for "full mesh" IBGP. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2795 - The Infinite Monkey Protocol Suite (IMPS)
This memo describes a protocol suite which supports an infinite number of monkeys that sit at an infinite number of typewriters in order to determine when they have either produced the entire works of William Shakespeare or a good television show. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2794 - Mobile IP Network Access Identifier Extension for IPv4
Our proposal defines a way for the mobile node to identify itself, by including the NAI along with the Mobile IP Registration Request. This memo also updates RFC 2290 which specifies the Mobile-IPv4 Configuration option for IPCP, by allowing the Mobile Node's Home Address field of this option to be zero. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2793 - RTP Payload for Text Conversation
This memo describes how to carry text conversation session contents in RTP packets. Text conversation session contents are specified in ITU-T Recommendation T.140. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2792 - DSA and RSA Key and Signature Encoding for the KeyNote Trust Management System
This memo describes RSA and DSA key and signature encoding, and binary key encoding for version 2 of the KeyNote trust-management system. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2791 - Scalable Routing Design Principles
This document identifies major factors affecting routing scalability as well as basic principles of designing scalable routing for large networks. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2790 - Host Resources MIB
This memo obsoletes RFC 1514, the "Host Resources MIB". This memo extends that specification by clarifying changes based on implementation and deployment experience and documenting the Host Resources MIB in SMIv2 format while remaining semantically identical to the existing SMIv1-based MIB. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2789 - Mail Monitoring MIB
This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. Specifically, this memo extends the basic Network Services Monitoring MIB defined in RFC 2788 [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2788 - Network Services Monitoring MIB
This document defines a MIB which contains the elements common to the monitoring of any network service application. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2787 - Definitions of Managed Objects for the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol
This specification defines an extension to the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with SNMP-based network management. In particular, it defines objects for configuring, monitoring, and controlling routers that employ the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2786 - Diffie-Helman USM Key Management Information Base and Textual Convention
This memo defines an experimental portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols the Internet community. In particular, it defines a textual convention for doing Diffie-Helman key agreement key exchanges an set of objects which extend the usmUserTable to permit the use of DH key exchange in addition to the key change method. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2785 - Methods for Avoiding the "Small-Subgroup" Attacks on the Diffie-Hellman Key Agreement Method for S/MIME
This document will describe the situations relevant to implementations of S/MIME version 3 in which protection is necessary and the methods that can be used to prevent these attacks. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2784 - Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE)
This document specifies a protocol for encapsulation of an arbitrary network layer protocol over another arbitrary network layer protocol. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2783 - Pulse-Per-Second API for UNIX-like Operating Systems, Version 1.0
RFC 1589 did not define an API for managing the PPS facility, leaving implementors without a portable means for using PPS sources. This document specifies such an API. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2782 - A DNS RR for specifying the location of services (DNS SRV)
This document describes a DNS RR which specifies the location of the server(s) for a specific protocol and domain. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2781 - UTF-16, an encoding of ISO 10646
This document describes the UTF-16 encoding of Unicode/ISO-10646, addresses the issues of serializing UTF-16 as an octet stream for transmission over the Internet, discusses MIME charset naming as described in [CHARSET-REG], and contains the registration for three MIME charset parameter values: UTF-16BE (big-endian), UTF-16LE (little- endian), and UTF-16. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2780 - IANA Allocation Guidelines For Values In the Internet Protocol and Related Headers
This memo provides guidance for the IANA to use in assigning parameters for fields in the IPv4, IPv6, ICMP, UDP and TCP protocol headers. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC2779 - Instant Messaging / Presence Protocol Requirements
This document defines a minimal set of requirements that IMPP must meet. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2778 - A Model for Presence and Instant Messaging
This document defines an abstract model for a presence and instant messaging system. It defines the various entities involved, defines terminology, and outlines the services provided by the system. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2777 - Publicly Verifiable Nomcom Random Selection
This document describes a method for making random selections in such a way that the unbiased nature of the choice is publicly verifiable. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2776 - Multicast-Scope Zone Announcement Protocol (MZAP)
This document defines a protocol, the Multicast-Scope Zone Announcement Protocol (MZAP), for discovering the multicast administrative scope zones that are relevant at a particular location. [STANDARDS-TRACK]