RFC Abstracts

RFC1257 - Isochronous applications do not require jitter-controlled networks
This memo argues that jitter control is not required for networks to support isochronous applications. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1256 - ICMP Router Discovery Messages
This document specifies an extension of the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) to enable hosts attached to multicast or broadcast networks to discover the IP addresses of their neighboring routers. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1255 - A Naming Scheme for c=US
This memo documents the NADF's agreement as to how entries are named in the public portions of the North American Directory. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1254 - Gateway Congestion Control Survey
The purpose of this paper is to present a review of the congestion control approaches, as a way of encouraging new discussion and experimentation. Included in the survey are Source Quench, Random Drop, Congestion Indication (DEC Bit), and Fair Queueing.
RFC1253 - 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 OSPF Version 2. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1252 - 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 OSPF Version 2. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1251 - Who's Who in the Internet: Biographies of IAB, IESG and IRSG Members
This FYI RFC contains biographical information about members of the Internet Activities Board (IAB), the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG) of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), and the the Internet Research Steering Group (IRSG) of the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF). This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard. [FYI 9]
RFC1250 - IAB Official Protocol Standards
This memo describes the state of standardization of protocols used in the Internet as determined by the Internet Activities Board (IAB). This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1249 - DIXIE Protocol Specification
This RFC defines a mechanism by which TCP/UDP based clients can access OSI Directory Service without the overhead of the ISO transport and presentation protocols required to implement full-blown DAP. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify any standard.
RFC1248 - OSPF Version 2 Management Information Base
This memo defines an experimental 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 OSPF Version 2. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1247 - OSPF Version 2
This memo documents version 2 of the OSPF protocol. OSPF is a link- state based routing protocol. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1246 - Experience with the OSPF Protocol
This report documents experience with OSPF V2. This includes reports on interoperability testing, field experience, simulations and the current state of OSPF implementations. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify any Internet standard.
RFC1245 - OSPF Protocol Analysis
This report attempts to summarize the key features of OSPF V2. It also attempts to analyze how the protocol will perform and scale in the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify any Internet standard.
RFC1244 - Site Security Handbook
This FYI RFC is a first attempt at providing Internet users guidance on how to deal with security issues in the Internet. This FYI RFC provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard. [FYI 8]
RFC1243 - AppleTalk Management Information Base
This memo defines objects for managing AppleTalk objects for use with the SNMP protocol. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1242 - Benchmarking Terminology for Network Interconnection Devices
This memo discusses and defines a number of terms that are used in describing performance benchmarking tests and the results of such tests. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1241 - Scheme for an internet encapsulation protocol: Version 1
This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1240 - OSI connectionless transport services on top of UDP: Version 1
This document describes a protocol for running OSI Connectionless service on UDP. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1239 - Reassignment of experimental MIBs to standard MIBs
This memo specifically updates RFC 1229, RFC 1230, RFC 1231, RFC 1232 and RFC 1233 with new codes. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1238 - CLNS MIB for use with Connectionless Network Protocol (ISO 8473) and End System to Intermediate System (ISO 9542)
This memo defines an experimental portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. This is an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1237 - Guidelines for OSI NSAP Allocation in the Internet
This paper provides guidelines for allocating NSAPs in the Internet.[STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1236 - IP to X.121 address mapping for DDN
This memo defines a standard way of converting IP addresses to CCITT X.121 addresses and is the recommended standard for use on the Internet, specifically for the Defense Data Network (DDN). This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1235 - Coherent File Distribution Protocol
This memo describes the Coherent File Distribution Protocol (CFDP). This is an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1234 - Tunneling IPX traffic through IP networks
This memo describes a method of encapsulating IPX datagrams within UDP packets so that IPX traffic can travel across an IP internet. [STANDARDS-TRACK] This memo defines objects for managing DS1 Interface objects for use with the SNMP protocol. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1233 - Definitions of managed objects for the DS3 Interface type
This memo defines objects for managing DS3 Interface objects for use with the SNMP protocol. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1231 - IEEE 802.5 Token Ring MIB
This memo defines an experimental portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In particular, this memo defines managed objects used for managing subnetworks which use the IEEE 802.5 Token Ring technology described in 802.5 Token Ring Access Method and Physical Layer Specifications, IEEE Standard 802.5-1989. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1230 - IEEE 802.4 Token Bus MIB
This memo defines an experimental portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In particular, this memo defines managed objects used for managing subnetworks which use the IEEE 802.4 Token Bus technology described in 802.4 Token-Passing Bus Access Method and Physical Layer Specifications, IEEE Standard 802.4. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1229 - Extensions to the generic-interface MIB
This RFC contains definitions of managed objects used as experimental extensions to the generic interfaces structure of MIB-II. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1228 - SNMP-DPI: Simple Network Management Protocol Distributed Program Interface
This RFC describes a protocol that International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has been implementing in most of its SNMP agents to allow dynamic extension of supported MIBs. This is an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1227 - SNMP MUX protocol and MIB
This memo suggests a mechanism by which a user process may associate itself with the local SNMP agent on a host, in order to implement portions of the MIB. This mechanism would be local to the host.This is an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1226 - Internet protocol encapsulation of AX.25 frames
This memo describes a method for the encapsulation of AX.25 (the Amateur Packet-Radio Link-Layer Protocol) frames within IP packets. This technique is an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1225 - Post Office Protocol: Version 3
This memo suggests a simple method for workstations to dynamically access mail from a mailbox server. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1224 - Techniques for managing asynchronously generated alerts
This memo defines common mechanisms for managing asynchronously produced alerts in a manner consistent with current network management protocols. This memo specifies an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1223 - OSI CLNS and LLC1 protocols on Network Systems HYPERchannel
The intent of this document is to provide a complete discussion of the protocols and techniques used to transmit OSI CLNS and LLC1 datagrams (and any associated higher level protocols) on Network Systems Corporation's HYPERchannel equipment.This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1222 - Advancing the NSFNET routing architecture
This RFC suggests improvements in the NSFNET routing architecture to accommodate a more flexible interface to the Backbone clients. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1221 - Host Access Protocol (HAP) specification: Version 2
This memo describes the Host Access Protocol implemented in the Terrestrial Wideband Network (TWBNET). This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1220 - Point-to-Point Protocol extensions for bridging
This document defines an extension of the Internet Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) described in RFC 1171, targeting the use of Point-to- Point lines for Remote Bridging. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1219 - On the assignment of subnet numbers
This memo suggests a new procedure for assigning subnet numbers. Use of this assignment technique within a network would be a purely local matter, and would not effect other networks. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1218 - Naming scheme for c=US
This RFC is a near-verbatim copy of a document, known as NADF-123, which has been produced by the North American Directory Forum (NADF). As a part of its charter, the NADF must reach agreement as to how entries are named in the public portions of the North American Directory. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1217 - Memo from the Consortium for Slow Commotion Research (CSCR)
This RFC is in response to RFC 1216, "Gigabit Network Economics and Paradigm Shifts". This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1216 - Gigabit network economics and paradigm shifts
This memo proposes a new standard paradigm for the Internet Activities Board (IAB) standardization track. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1215 - Convention for defining traps for use with the SNMP
This memo suggests a straight-forward approach towards defining traps used with the SNMP. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify any standard.
RFC1214 - OSI internet management: Management Information Base
This RFC documents a MIB for use with CMIP, either over pure OSI stacks or with the CMIP over TCP specification. It redefines objects comprised by the second revision of the Management Information Base for Network Management of TCP/IP-based internets: MIB-II so as to conform to the OSI structure of management information. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1213 - Management Information Base for Network Management of TCP/IP-based internets: MIB-II
This memo defines the second version of the Management Information Base (MIB-II) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1212 - Concise MIB definitions
This memo describes a straight-forward approach toward producing concise, yet descriptive, MIB modules. This memo defines a format for producing MIB modules. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1211 - Problems with the maintenance of large mailing lists
This RFC discusses problems with maintaining large mailing lists, especially the processing of error reports. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1210 - Network and infrastructure user requirements for transatlantic research collaboration: Brussels, July 16-18, and Washington July 24-25, 1990
This report complements a shorter printed version which appeared in a summary report of all the committees which met in Brussels and Washington last July, 1990. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1209 - The Transmission of IP Datagrams over the SMDS Service
This memo defines a protocol for the transmission of IP and ARP packets over a Switched Multi-megabit Data Service Network configured as a logical IP subnetwork. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1208 - A Glossary of Networking Terms
This RFC is a glossary adapted from "The INTEROP Pocket Glossary of Networking Terms" distributed at Interop '90. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1207 - FYI on Questions and Answers: Answers to commonly asked "experienced Internet user" questions
This FYI RFC is one of two FYI's called, "Questions and Answers" (Q/A), produced by the User Services Working Group of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). The goal is to document the most commonly asked questions and answers in the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify any standard.