RFC Abstracts

RFC2523 - Photuris: Extended Schemes and Attributes
Photuris is a session-key management protocol. Extensible Exchange- Schemes are provided to enable future implementation changes without affecting the basic protocol. This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2522 - Photuris: Session-Key Management Protocol
This document defines the basic protocol mechanisms. This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2521 - ICMP Security Failures Messages
This document specifies ICMP messages for indicating failures when using IP Security Protocols (AH and ESP). This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2520 - NHRP with Mobile NHCs
is document describes an extension to NHRP which would allow Mobile NHCs to perform a registration with and attach to an NHS in their home LIS in an authenticated manner. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2519 - A Framework for Inter-Domain Route Aggregation
This document presents a framework for inter-domain route aggregation and shows an example router configuration which 'implements' this framework. This memo provides information for the Internet community
RFC2518 - HTTP Extensions for Distributed Authoring -- WEBDAV
This document specifies a set of methods, headers, and content-types ancillary to HTTP/1.1 for the management of resource properties, creation and management of resource collections, namespace manipulation, and resource locking (collision avoidance). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2517 - Building Directories from DNS: Experiences from WWWSeeker
This memo discusses lessons that were learned during InterNIC Directory and Database Services' development and operation of WWWSeeker, an application that finds a web site given information about the name and location of an organization. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2516 - A Method for Transmitting PPP Over Ethernet (PPPoE)
This document describes how to build PPP sessions and encapsulate PPP packets over Ethernet. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2515 - Definitions of Managed Objects for ATM Management
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 objects used for managing ATM-based interfaces, devices, networks and services. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2514 - Definitions of Textual Conventions and OBJECT-IDENTITIES for ATM Management
This memo describes Textual Conventions and OBJECT-IDENTITIES used for managing ATM-based interfaces, devices, networks and services. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2513 - Managed Objects for Controlling the Collection and Storage of Accounting Information for Connection-Oriented Networks
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 controlling the collection and storage of accounting information for connection-oriented networks such as ATM. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2512 - Accounting Information for ATM Networks
This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. This memo defines a set of ATM-specific accounting information which can be collected for connections on ATM networks. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2511 - Internet X.509 Certificate Request Message Format
This document describes the Certificate Request Message Format (CRMF). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2510 - Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Certificate Management Protocols
This document describes the Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Certificate Management Protocols. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2509 - IP Header Compression over PPP
This document describes an option for negotiating the use of header compression on IP datagrams transmitted over the Point-to-Point Protocol. It defines extensions to the PPP Control Protocols for IPv4 and IPv6. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2508 - Compressing IP/UDP/RTP Headers for Low-Speed Serial Links
This document describes a method for compressing the headers of IP/UDP/RTP datagrams to reduce overhead on low-speed serial links. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2507 - IP Header Compression
This document describes how to compress multiple IP headers and TCP and UDP headers per hop over point to point links. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2506 - Media Feature Tag Registration Procedure
This document defines a registration procedure which uses the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) as a central registry for the media feature vocabulary. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC2505 - Anti-Spam Recommendations for SMTP MTAs
This memo gives a number of implementation recommendations for SMTP, MTAs (Mail Transfer Agents, e.g. sendmail,) to make them more capable of reducing the impact of spam. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC2504 - Users' Security Handbook
The Users' Security Handbook is the companion to the Site Security Handbook (SSH). It is intended to provide users with the information they need to help keep their networks and systems secure. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2503 - MIME Types for Use with the ISO ILL Protocol
This memorandum describes a set of MIME types for use with the ISO Interlibrary Loan Protocol (ISO 10160/10161). This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2502 - Limitations of Internet Protocol Suite for Distributed Simulation the Large Multicast Environment
This memo defines services that LSMA has found to be required, and aspects of the Internet protocols that LSMA has found to need further development in order to meet these requirements. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2501 - Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET): Routing Protocol Performance Issues and Evaluation Considerations
This memo first describes the characteristics of Mobile Ad hoc Networks (MANETs), and their idiosyncrasies with respect to traditional, hardwired packet networks. It then discusses the effect these differences have on the design and evaluation of network control protocols with an emphasis on routing performance evaluation considerations. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2500 - Internet Official Protocol Standards
This memo summarizes the status of Internet protocols and specifications. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2498 - IPPM Metrics for Measuring Connectivity
This memo defines a series of metrics for connectivity between a pair of Internet hosts. It builds on notions introduced and discussed in RFC 2330, the IPPM framework document. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2497 - Transmission of IPv6 Packets over ARCnet Networks
This memo specifies a frame format for transmission of IPv6 packets and the method of forming IPv6 link-local and statelessly autoconfigured addresses on ARCnet networks. It also specifies the content of the Source/Target Link-layer Address option used by the Router Solicitation, Router Advertisement, Neighbor Solicitation, Neighbor Advertisement and Redirect messages described in, when those messages are transmitted on an ARCnet. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2496 - Definitions of Managed Object for the DS3/E3 Interface Type
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 objects used for managing DS3 and E3 interfaces. This document is a companion document with Definitions of Managed Objects for the DS0 (RFC 2494), DS1/E1/DS2/E2 (RFC 2495), and the work in progress SONET/SDH Interface Types. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2495 - Definitions of Managed Objects for the DS1, E1, DS2 and E2 Interface Types
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 objects used for managing DS1, E1, DS2 and E2 interfaces. This document is a companion document with Definitions of Managed Objects for the DS0 (RFC 2494), DS3/E3 (RFC 2496), and the work in progress, SONET/SDH Interface Types. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2494 - Definitions of Managed Objects for the DS0 and DS0 Bundle Interface Type
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 objects used for managing DS0 and DS0 Bundle interfaces. This document is a companion document with Definitions of Managed Objects for the DS1/E1/DS2/E2 (RFC 2495), DS3/E3 (RFC 2496), and the work in progress, SONET/SDH Interface Types. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2493 - Textual Conventions for MIB Modules Using Performance History Based on 15 Minute Intervals
This document defines a set of Textual Conventions for MIB modules which make use of performance history data based on 15 minute intervals. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2492 - IPv6 over ATM Networks
This document is a companion to the ION working group's architecture document, "IPv6 over Non Broadcast Multiple Access (NBMA) networks". It provides specific details on how to apply the IPv6 over NBMA architecture to ATM networks. This architecture allows conventional host-side operation of the IPv6 Neighbor Discovery protocol, while also supporting the establishment of 'shortcut' ATM forwarding paths (when using SVCs). Operation over administratively configured Point to Point PVCs is also supported. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2491 - IPv6 over Non-Broadcast Multiple Access (NBMA) networks
This document describes a general architecture for IPv6 over NBMA networks. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2490 - A Simulation Model for IP Multicast with RSVP
This document describes a detailed model of IPv4 multicast with RSVP that has been developed using the OPNET simulation package, with protocol procedures defined in the C language. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2489 - Procedure for Defining New DHCP Options
This document describes the procedure for defining new DHCP options. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC2488 - Enhancing TCP Over Satellite Channels using Standard Mechanisms
The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) provides reliable delivery of data across any network path, including network paths containing satellite channels. While TCP works over satellite channels there are several IETF standardized mechanisms that enable TCP to more effectively utilize the available capacity of the network path. This document outlines some of these TCP mitigations. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC2487 - SMTP Service Extension for Secure SMTP over TLS
This document describes an extension to the SMTP service that allows an SMTP server and client to use transport-layer security to provide private, authenticated communication over the Internet. This gives SMTP agents the ability to protect some or all of their communications from eavesdroppers and attackers. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2486 - The Network Access Identifier
This document proposes syntax for the Network Access Identifier (NAI), the userID submitted by the client during PPP authentication. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2485 - DHCP Option for The Open Group's User Authentication Protocol
This document defines a DHCP option that contains a list of pointers to User Authentication Protocol servers that provide user authentication services for clients that conform to The Open Group Network Computing Client Technical Standard. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2484 - PPP LCP Internationalization Configuration Option
The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) provides a standard method for transporting multi-protocol datagrams over point-to-point links. PPP also defines an extensible Link Control Protocol (LCP), which allows negotiation of an Authentication Protocol for authenticating its peer before allowing Network Layer protocols to transmit over the link. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2483 - URI Resolution Services Necessary for URN Resolution
Retrieving the resource identified by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) is only one of the operations that can be performed on a URI. One might also ask for and get a list of other identifiers that are aliases for the original URI or a bibliographic description of the resource the URI denotes, for example. This applies to both Uniform Resource Names (URNs) and Uniform Resource Locators (URLs). Uniform Resource Characteristics (URCs) are discussed in this document but only as descriptions of resources rather than identifiers. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2482 - Language Tagging in Unicode Plain Text
This document proposed a mechanism for language tagging in plain text. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2481 - A Proposal to add Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) to IP
This note describes a proposed addition of ECN (Explicit Congestion Notification) to IP. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2480 - Gateways and MIME Security Multiparts
This document examines the problems associated with use of MIME security multiparts and gateways to non-MIME environments. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2479 - Independent Data Unit Protection Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (IDUP-GSS-API)
The IDUP-GSS-API extends the GSS-API for applications requiring protection of a generic data unit (such as a file or message) in a way which is independent of the protection of any other data unit and independent of any concurrent contact with designated "receivers" of the data unit. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2478 - The Simple and Protected GSS-API Negotiation Mechanism
This document specifies a Security Negotiation Mechanism for the Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2477 - Criteria for Evaluating Roaming Protocols
This document describes requirements for the provisioning of "roaming capability" for dialup Internet users. "Roaming capability" is defined as the ability to use multiple Internet service providers (ISPs), while maintaining a formal, customer-vendor relationship with only one. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2476 - Message Submission
This memo describes a low cost, deterministic means for messages to be identified as submissions, and specifies what actions are to be taken by a submission server. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2475 - An Architecture for Differentiated Services
This document defines an architecture for implementing scalable service differentiation in the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
RFC2474 - Definition of the Differentiated Services Field (DS Field) in the IPv4 and IPv6 Headers
This document defines the IP header field, called the DS (for differentiated services) field. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2473 - Generic Packet Tunneling in IPv6 Specification
This document defines the model and generic mechanisms for IPv6 encapsulation of Internet packets, such as IPv6 and IPv4. [STANDARDS-TRACK]