RFC Abstracts

RFC1865 - EDI Meets the Internet Frequently Asked Questions about Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) on the Internet
This memo is targeted towards the EDI community that is unfamiliar with the Internet, including EDI software developers, users, and service providers. The memo introduces the Internet and assumes a basic knowledge of EDI. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1864 - The Content-MD5 Header Field
This memo specifies an optional header field, Content-MD5, for use with MIME-conformant messages. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1863 - A BGP/IDRP Route Server alternative to a full mesh routing
This document describes the use and detailed design of Route Servers for dissemination of routing information among BGP/IDRP speaking routers. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1862 - Report of the IAB Workshop on Internet Information Infrastructure, October 12-14, 1994
This document is a report on an Internet architecture workshop, initiated by the IAB and held at MCI on October 12-14, 1994. This workshop generally focused on aspects of the information infrastructure on the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1861 - Simple Network Paging Protocol - Version 3 -Two-Way Enhanced
This RFC suggests a simple way for delivering wireless messages, both one and two-way, to appropriate receiving devices. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1860 - Variable Length Subnet Table For IPv4
This document itemizes the potential values for IPv4 subnets. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1859 - ISO Transport Class 2 Non-use of Explicit Flow Control over TCP RFC1006 extension
This document is an extension to STD35, RFC1006, a standard for the Internet community. The document does not duplicate the protocol definitions contained in RFC1006 and in International Standard ISO 8073. It supplements that information with the description of how to implement ISO Transport Class 2 Non-use of Explicit Flow Control on top of TCP. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1858 - Security Considerations for IP Fragment Filtering
IP fragmentation can be used to disguise TCP packets from IP filters used in routers and hosts. This document describes two methods of attack as well as remedies to prevent them. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1857 - A Model for Common Operational Statistics
This memo describes a model for operational statistics in the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. This document defines a model and protocol for a set of tools which could be used by NSPs and Network Operation Centers (NOCs) to share data among themselves and with customers. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1855 - Netiquette Guidelines
This document provides a minimum set of guidelines for Network Etiquette (Netiquette) which organizations may take and adapt for their own use. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1854 - SMTP Service Extension for Command Pipelining
This memo defines an extension to the SMTP service whereby a server can indicate the extent of its ability to accept multiple commands in a single TCP send operation. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1853 - IP in IP Tunneling
This document discusses implementation techniques for using IP Protocol/Payload number 4 Encapsulation for tunneling with IP Security and other protocols. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard. This document describes the use of keyed SHA with the IP Authentication Header. This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. This document describes the Triple DES-CBC security transform for the IP Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP). This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1850 - OSPF Version 2 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 the Open Shortest Path First Routing Protocol. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1849 - "Son of 1036": News Article Format and Transmission
By the early 1990s, it had become clear that RFC 1036, then the specification for the Interchange of USENET Messages, was badly in need of repair. This "Internet-Draft-to-be", though never formally published at that time, was widely circulated and became the de facto standard for implementors of News Servers and User Agents, rapidly acquiring the nickname "Son of 1036". Indeed, under that name, it could fairly be described as the best-known Internet Draft (n)ever published, and it formed the starting point for the recently adopted Proposed Standards for Netnews.
RFC1848 - MIME Object Security Services
This document defines MIME Object Security Services (MOSS), a protocol that uses the multipart/signed and multipart/encrypted framework [7] to apply digital signature and encryption services to MIME objects. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1847 - Security Multiparts for MIME: Multipart/Signed and Multipart/Encrypted
This document defines a framework within which security services may be applied to MIME body parts. [STANDARDS-TRACK] This memo defines a new Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) [1] reply code, 521, which one may use to indicate that an Internet host does not accept incoming mail. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. This memo defines an extension to the SMTP service whereby an interrupted SMTP transaction can be restarted at a later time without having to repeat all of the commands and message content sent prior to the interruption. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1844 - Multimedia E-mail (MIME) User Agent Checklist
This document presents a checklist to facilitate evaluation of MIME capable User Agents. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1843 - HZ - A Data Format for Exchanging Files of Arbitrarily Mixed Chinese and ASCII characters
The content of this memo is identical to an article of the same title written by the author on September 4, 1989. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1842 - ASCII Printable Characters-Based Chinese Character Encoding for Internet Messages
This document describes the encoding used in electronic mail [RFC822] and network news [RFC1036] messages over the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Telecommunications infrastructure is improving to offer higher bandwidth connections at lower cost. Access to the network is changing from modems to more intelligent devices. This informational RFC discusses a PPP Network Control Protocol for one such intelligent device. The protocol is the LAN extension interface protocol. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1838 - Use of the X.500 Directory to support mapping between X.400 and RFC 822 Addresses
This document defines how to use directory to support the mapping between X.400 O/R Addresses and mailboxes defined in RFC 1327 [2]. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1837 - Representing Tables and Subtrees in the X.500 Directory
This document defines techniques for representing two types of information mapping in the OSI Directory. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1836 - Representing the O/R Address hierarchy in the X.500 Directory Information Tree
This document defines a representation of the O/R Address hierarchy in the Directory Information Tree [6, 1]. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1835 - Architecture of the WHOIS++ service
This document describes WHOIS++, an extension to the trivial WHOIS service described in RFC 954 to permit WHOIS-like servers to make available more structured information to the Internet. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1834 - Whois and Network Information Lookup Service, Whois++
This memo describes new features for WHOIS. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1833 - Binding Protocols for ONC RPC Version 2
This document describes the binding protocols used in conjunction with the ONC Remote Procedure Call (ONC RPC Version 2) protocols. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1832 - XDR: External Data Representation Standard
This document describes the External Data Representation Standard (XDR) protocol as it is currently deployed and accepted. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1831 - RPC: Remote Procedure Call Protocol Specification Version 2
This document describes the ONC Remote Procedure Call (ONC RPC Version 2) protocol as it is currently deployed and accepted. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1830 - SMTP Service Extensions for Transmission of Large and Binary MIME Messages
This memo defines two extensions to the SMTP service. The first service enables a SMTP client and server to negotiate the use of an alternate DATA command "BDAT" for efficiently sending large MIME messages. The second extension takes advantage of the BDAT command to permit the negotiated sending of unencoded binary data. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1829 - The ESP DES-CBC Transform
This document describes the DES-CBC security transform for the IP Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1828 - IP Authentication using Keyed MD5
This document describes the use of keyed MD5 with the IP Authentication Header. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1827 - IP Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP)
This document describes the IP Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP). ESP is a mechanism for providing integrity and confidentiality to IP datagrams. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1826 - IP Authentication Header
This document describes a mechanism for providing cryptographic authentication for IPv4 and IPv6 datagrams. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1825 - Security Architecture for the Internet Protocol
This memo describes the security mechanisms for IP version 4 (IPv4) and IP version 6 (IPv6) and the services that they provide. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1824 - The Exponential Security System TESS: An Identity-Based Cryptographic Protocol for Authenticated Key-Exchange (E.I.S.S.-Report 1995/4)
This informational RFC describes the basic mechanisms and functions of an identity based system for the secure authenticated exchange of cryptographic keys, the generation of signatures, and the authentic distribution of public keys. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1823 - The LDAP Application Program Interface
This document defines a C language application program interface to the lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP). This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1822 - A Grant of Rights to Use a Specific IBM patent with Photuris
This Request for Comments records a grant by IBM Corporation to permit the conditional free use of one of its patents. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1821 - Integration of Real-time Services in an IP-ATM Network Architecture
The purpose of this paper is to provide a clear statement of what issues need to be addressed in interfacing the IP integrated services environment with an ATM service environment so as to create a seamless interface between the two in support of end users desiring real-time networking services. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1820 - Multimedia E-mail (MIME) User Agent Checklist
This document presents a checklist to facilitate evaluation of MIME capable User Agents. Access to a MIME test-responder, that generates test-messages is described. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1819 - Internet Stream Protocol Version 2 (ST2) Protocol Specification - Version ST2+
This memo contains a revised specification of the Internet STream Protocol Version 2 (ST2). This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1818 - Best Current Practices
This document describes a new series of documents which describe best current practices for the Internet community. Documents in this series carry the endorsement of the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).
RFC1817 - CIDR and Classful Routing
This document represents the IAB's (Internet Architecture Board) evaluation of the current and near term implications of CIDR on organizations that use Classful routing technology. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1816 - U.S. Government Internet Domain Names
This memo provides an update and clarification to RFC 1811. This document describes the registration policies for the top-level domain ".GOV". This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1815 - Character Sets ISO-10646 and ISO-10646-J-1
For the practical use of ISO 10646, a lot of external profiling such as restriction of characters, restriction of combination of characters and addition of language information is necessary. This memo provides information on such profiling, along with charset names to each profiled instance. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1814 - Unique Addresses are Good
The IAB suggests that while RFC 1597 establishes reserved IP address space for the use of private networks which are isolated and will remain isolated from the Internet, any enterprise which anticipates external connectivity to the Internet should apply for a globally unique address from an Internet registry or service provider. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1813 - NFS Version 3 Protocol Specification
This paper describes the NFS version 3 protocol. This paper is provided so that people can write compatible implementations. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1812 - Requirements for IP Version 4 Routers
This memo defines and discusses requirements for devices that perform the network layer forwarding function of the Internet protocol suite. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1811 - U.S. Government Internet Domain Names
This document describes the registration policies for the top-level domain ".GOV". This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1810 - Report on MD5 Performance
This RFC addresses how fast MD5 can be implemented in software and hardware, and whether it supports currently available IP bandwidth. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1809 - Using the Flow Label Field in IPv6
The purpose of this memo is to distill various opinions and suggestions of the End-to-End Research Group regarding the handling of Flow Labels into a set of suggestions for IPv6. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1808 - Relative Uniform Resource Locators
In situations where the base URL is well-defined and known to the parser (human or machine), it is useful to be able to embed URL references which inherit that context rather than re-specifying it in every instance. This document defines the syntax and semantics for such Relative Uniform Resource Locators. [STANDARDS-TRACK]