RFC Abstracts

RFC2139 - 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. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2138 - 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]
RFC2137 - Secure Domain Name System Dynamic Update
This memo describes how to use DNSSEC digital signatures covering requests and data to secure updates and restrict updates to those authorized to perform them as indicated by the updater's possession of cryptographic keys. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2136 - Dynamic Updates in the Domain Name System (DNS UPDATE)
Using this specification of the UPDATE opcode, it is possible to add or delete RRs or RRsets from a specified zone. Prerequisites are specified separately from update operations, and can specify a dependency upon either the previous existence or nonexistence of an RRset, or the existence of a single RR. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2135 - Internet Society By-Laws
These are the by-laws of the Internet Society, as amended, as of June 1996. They are published for the information of the IETF community at the request of the poisson working group. Please refer to the ISOC web page (www.isoc.org) for the current version of the by-laws. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2134 - Articles of Incorporation of Internet Society
These are the articles of incorporation of the Internet Society. They are published for the information of the IETF community at the request of the poisson working group. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2133 - Basic Socket Interface Extensions for IPv6
This memo defines a set of extensions to the socket interface to support the larger address size and new features of IPv6. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2132 - DHCP Options and BOOTP Vendor Extensions
This document specifies the current set of DHCP options. Future options will be specified in separate RFCs. The current list of valid options is also available in ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/iana/assignments. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2131 - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) provides a framework for passing configuration information to hosts on a TCPIP network. DHCP is based on the Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP), adding the capability of automatic allocation of reusable network addresses and additional configuration options. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2130 - The Report of the IAB Character Set Workshop held 29 February - 1 March, 1996
This report details the conclusions of an IAB-sponsored invitational workshop held 29 February - 1 March, 1996, to discuss the use of character sets on the Internet. It motivates the need to have character set handling in Internet protocols which transmit text, provides a conceptual framework for specifying character sets, recommends the use of MIME tagging for transmitted text, recommends a default character set *without* stating that there is no need for other character sets, and makes a series of recommendations to the IAB, IANA, and the IESG for furthering the integration of the character set framework into text transmission protocols. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2129 - Toshiba's Flow Attribute Notification Protocol (FANP) Specification
This memo discusses Flow Attribute Notification Protocol (FANP), which is a protocol between neighbor nodes for the management of cut-through packet forwarding functionalities. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2128 - Dial Control Management Information Base using SMIv2
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 demand access circuits, including ISDN. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2127 - ISDN Management Information Base using SMIv2
This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In particular, it defines a minimal set of managed objects for SNMP-based management of ISDN terminal interfaces. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2126 - ISO Transport Service on top of TCP (ITOT)
This document is a revision to STD35, RFC1006. This document describes the mechanism to allow ISO Transport Services to run over TCP over IPv4 or IPv6. It also defines a number of new features, which are not provided in RFC1006. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2125 - The PPP Bandwidth Allocation Protocol (BAP) / The PPP Bandwidth Allocation Control Protocol (BACP)
This document proposes a method to manage the dynamic bandwidth allocation of implementations supporting the PPP multilink protocol. This is done by defining the Bandwidth Allocation Protocol (BAP), as well as its associated control protocol, the Bandwidth Allocation Control Protocol (BACP). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2124 - Cabletron's Light-weight Flow Admission Protocol Specification Version 1.0
This document specifies the protocol between the switch Connection Control Entity (CCE) and the external FAS. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2123 - Traffic Flow Measurement: Experiences with NeTraMet
This memo records experiences in implementing and using the Traffic Flow Measurement Architecture and Meter MIB. It discusses the implementation of NeTraMet (a traffic meter) and NeMaC (a combined manager and meter reader), considers the writing of meter rule sets and gives some guidance on setting up a traffic flow measurement system using NeTraMet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2122 - VEMMI URL Specification
A new URL scheme, "vemmi" is defined. VEMMI is a new international standard for on-line multimedia services, that is both an ITU-T (International Telecommunications Union, ex. CCITT) International Standard (T.107) and an European Standard (ETSI European Telecommunications Standard Institute) standard (ETS 300 382, obsoleted by ETS 300 709). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2121 - Issues affecting MARS Cluster Size
This document provides a qualitative look at the issues constraining a MARS Cluster's size, including the impact of VC limits in switches and NICs, geographical distribution of cluster members, and the use of VC Mesh or MCS modes to support multicast groups. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2120 - Managing the X.500 Root Naming Context
This document describes the use of 1993 ISO X.500 Standard protocols for managing the root context. Whilst the ASN.1 is compatible with that of the X.500 Standard, the actual settings of the parameters are supplementary to that of the X.500 Standard. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2119 - Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement Levels
In many standards track documents several words are used to signify the requirements in the specification. These words are often capitalized. This document defines these words as they should be interpreted in IETF documents. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
RFC2118 - Microsoft Point-To-Point Compression (MPPC) Protocol
This document describes the use of the Microsoft Point to Point Compression protocol (also referred to as MPPC in this document) for compressing PPP encapsulated packets. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2117 - Protocol Independent Multicast-Sparse Mode (PIM-SM): Protocol Specification
This document describes a protocol for efficiently routing to multicast groups that may span wide-area (and inter-domain) internets. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2116 - X.500 Implementations Catalog-96
This document is a revision to [RFC 1632]: A Revised Catalog of Available X.500 Implementations and is based on the results of data collection via a WWW home page that enabled implementors to submit new or updated descriptions of currently available implementations of X.500, including commercial products and openly available offerings. [RFC 1632] is a revision of [RFC 1292]. This document contains detailed description of 31 X.500 implementations - DSAs, DUAs, and DUA interfaces. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2115 - Management Information Base for Frame Relay DTEs Using SMIv2
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 Frame Relay interfaces on DTEs. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2114 - Data Link Switching Client Access Protocol
This memo describes the Data Link Switching Client Access Protocol that is used between workstations and routers to transport SNA/ NetBIOS traffic over TCP sessions. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2113 - IP Router Alert Option
This memo describes a new IP Option type that alerts transit routers to more closely examine the contents of an IP packet. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2112 - The MIME Multipart/Related Content-type
The Multipart/Related content-type provides a common mechanism for representing objects that are aggregates of related MIME body parts. This document defines the Multipart/Related content-type and provides examples of its use. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2111 - Content-ID and Message-ID Uniform Resource Locators
The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) schemes, "cid:" and "mid:" allow references to messages and the body parts of messages. For example, within a single multipart message, one HTML body part might include embedded references to other parts of the same message. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2110 - MIME E-mail Encapsulation of Aggregate Documents, such as HTML (MHTML)
This document describes a set of guidelines that will allow conforming mail user agents to be able to send, deliver and display these objects, such as HTML objects, that can contain links represented by URIs. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2109 - HTTP State Management Mechanism
This document specifies a way to create a stateful session with HTTP requests and responses. It describes two new headers, Cookie and Set- Cookie, which carry state information between participating origin servers and user agents. The method described here differs from Netscape's Cookie proposal, but it can interoperate with HTTP/1.0 user agents that use Netscape's method. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2108 - Definitions of Managed Objects for IEEE 802.3 Repeater Devices using SMIv2
This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In particular, it defines objects for managing IEEE 802.3 10 and 100 Mb/second baseband repeaters based on IEEE Std 802.3 Section 30, "10 &
RFC2107 - Ascend Tunnel Management Protocol - ATMP
This document specifies a generic tunnel management protocol that allows remote dial-in users to access their home network as if they were directly attached to the home network. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2106 - Data Link Switching Remote Access Protocol
This memo describes the Data Link Switching Remote Access Protocol that is used between workstations and routers to transport SNA/ NetBIOS traffic over TCP sessions. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2105 - Cisco Systems' Tag Switching Architecture Overview
This document provides an overview of a novel approach to network layer packet forwarding, called tag switching. The two main components of the tag switching architecture - forwarding and control - are described. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2104 - HMAC: Keyed-Hashing for Message Authentication
This document describes HMAC, a mechanism for message authentication using cryptographic hash functions. HMAC can be used with any iterative cryptographic hash function, e.g., MD5, SHA-1, in combination with a secret shared key. The cryptographic strength of HMAC depends on the properties of the underlying hash function. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind
RFC2103 - Mobility Support for Nimrod : Challenges and Solution Approaches
We discuss the issue of mobility in Nimrod. While a mobility solution is not part of the Nimrod architecture, Nimrod does require that the solution have certain characteristics. We identify the requirements that Nimrod has of any solution for mobility support. We also classify and compare existing approaches for supporting mobility within an internetwork and discuss their advantages and disadvantages. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2102 - Multicast Support for Nimrod : Requirements and Solution Approaches
Nimrod does not specify a particular solution for multicasting. Rather, Nimrod may use any of a number of emerging multicast techniques. We identify the requirements that Nimrod has of a solution for multicast support. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2101 - IPv4 Address Behaviour Today
The main purpose of this note is to clarify the current interpretation of the 32-bit IP version 4 address space, whose significance has changed substantially since it was originally defined. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2100 - The Naming of Hosts
This RFC is a commentary on the difficulty of deciding upon an acceptably distinctive hostname for one's computer, a problem which grows in direct proportion to the logarithmically increasing size of the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2098 - Toshiba's Router Architecture Extensions for ATM : Overview
This memo describes a new internetworking architecture which makes better use of the property of ATM. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2097 - The PPP NetBIOS Frames Control Protocol (NBFCP)
This document defines the Network Control Protocol for establishing and configuring the NBF protocol over PPP. The NBFCP protocol is only applicable for an end system to connect to a peer system or the LAN that peer system is connected to. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2096 - IP Forwarding Table MIB
This memo defines an update to RFC 1354. The significant difference between this MIB and RFC 1354 is the recognition (explicitly discussed but by consensus left to future work) that CIDR routes may have the same network number but different network masks. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2095 - IMAP/POP AUTHorize Extension for Simple Challenge/Response
This specification provides a simple challenge-response authentication protocol that is suitable for use with IMAP4. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2094 - Group Key Management Protocol (GKMP) Architecture
This specification proposes a protocol to create grouped symmetric keys and distribute them amongst communicating peers. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2093 - Group Key Management Protocol (GKMP) Specification
This specification proposes a protocol to create grouped symmetric keys and distribute them amongst communicating peers. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2092 - Protocol Analysis for Triggered RIP
As required by Routing Protocol Criteria [1], this report documents the key features of Triggered Extensions to RIP to Support Demand Circuits [2] and the current implementation experience. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC2091 - Triggered Extensions to RIP to Support Demand Circuits
This document defines a modification which can be applied to Bellman- Ford (distance vector) algorithm information broadcasting protocols. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC2090 - TFTP Multicast Option
This document describes a new TFTP option. This new option will allow the multiple clients to receive the same file concurrently through the use of Multicast packets. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC2089 - V2ToV1 Mapping SNMPv2 onto SNMPv1 within a bi-lingual SNMP agent
The goal of this memo is to document a common way of mapping an SNMPv2 response into an SNMPv1 response within a bi-lingual SNMP agent (one that supports both SNMPv1 and SNMPv2). This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.