RFC Abstracts

RFC1756 - Remote Write Protocol - Version 1.0
This document describes a simple Remote Write Protocol (RWP). This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1755 - ATM Signaling Support for IP over ATM
This memo describes the ATM call control signaling exchanges needed to support Classical IP over ATM implementations as described in RFC 1577. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1754 - IP over ATM Working Group's Recommendations for the ATM Forum's Multiprotocol BOF Version 1
This document represents an initial list of requirements submitted to the ATM Forum's Multiprotocol BOF for the operation of IP over ATM networks as determined by the IETF IP over ATM Working Group and other working groups. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1753 - IPng Technical Requirements Of the Nimrod Routing and Addressing Architecture
This document presents the requirements that the Nimrod routing and addressing architecture has upon the internetwork layer protocol. To be most useful to Nimrod, any protocol selected as the IPng should satisfy these requirements. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1752 - The Recommendation for the IP Next Generation Protocol
This document presents the recommendation of the IPng Area Directors on what should be used to replace the current version of the Internet Protocol. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1751 - A Convention for Human-Readable 128-bit Keys
This memo proposes a convention for use with Internet applications & protocols using 128-bit cryptographic keys. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1750 - Randomness Recommendations for Security
Choosing random quantities to foil a resourceful and motivated adversary is surprisingly difficult. This paper points out many pitfalls in using traditional pseudo-random number generation techniques for choosing such quantities. It recommends the use of truly random hardware techniques and shows that the existing hardware on many systems can be used for this purpose. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1749 - IEEE 802.5 Station Source Routing MIB 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 by IEEE 802.5 end-stations for managing source routes on a Token Ring network where IEEE source- routing is in use. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1748 - IEEE 802.5 MIB 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 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]
RFC1747 - Definitions of Managed Objects for SNA Data Link Control (SDLC) using SMIv2
This specification defines an extension to the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with SNMP-based network management. In particular, it defines objects for managing the configuration, monitoring and control of data link controls in an SNA environment. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1746 - Ways to Define User Expectations
This paper covers basic fundamentals that must be understood when one defines, interprets, or implements methods to control user expectations on or over the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1745 - BGP4/IDRP for IP---OSPF Interaction
This memo defines the various criteria to be used when designing an Autonomous System Border Router (ASBR) that will run either BGP4 or IDRP for IP with other ASBRs external to the AS and OSPF as its IGP. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1744 - Observations on the Management of the Internet Address Space
This memo examines some of the issues associated with the current management practices of the Internet IPv4 address space, and examines the potential outcomes of these practices as the unallocated address pool shrinks in size. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1743 - IEEE 802.5 MIB 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 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]
RFC1742 - AppleTalk Management Information Base II
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 AppleTalk networks. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1741 - MIME Content Type for BinHex Encoded Files
This memo describes the format to use when sending BinHex4.0 files via MIME [BORE93]. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1740 - MIME Encapsulation of Macintosh Files - MacMIME
This memo describes the format to use when sending Apple Macintosh files via MIME [BORE93]. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1739 - A Primer On Internet and TCP/IP Tools
This memo is an introductory guide to some of the TCP/IP and Internet tools and utilities that allow users to access the wide variety of information on the network, from determining if a particular host is up to viewing a multimedia thesis on foreign policy. It also describes discussion lists accessible from the Internet, ways to obtain Internet documents, and resources that help users weave their way through the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1738 - Uniform Resource Locators (URL)
This document specifies a Uniform Resource Locator (URL), the syntax and semantics of formalized information for location and access of resources via the Internet. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1737 - Functional Requirements for Uniform Resource Names
This document specifies a minimum set of requirements for a kind of Internet resource identifier known as Uniform Resource Names (URNs). This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1736 - Functional Recommendations for Internet Resource Locators
This document specifies a minimum set of requirements for Internet resource locators, which convey location and access information for resources. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1735 - NBMA Address Resolution Protocol (NARP)
This document describes the NBMA Address Resolution Protocol (NARP). NARP can be used by a source terminal (host or router) connected to a Non-Broadcast, Multi-Access link layer (NBMA) network to find out the NBMA addresses of the a destination terminal provided that the destination terminal is connected to the same NBMA network. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1734 - POP3 AUTHentication command
This document describes the optional AUTH command, for indicating an authentication mechanism to the server, performing an authentication protocol exchange, and optionally negotiating a protection mechanism for subsequent protocol interactions. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1733 - Distributed Electronic Mail Models in IMAP4
There are three fundamental models of client/server email: offline, online, and disconnected use. IMAP4 can be used in any one of these three models. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1732 - IMAP4 Compatibility with IMAP2 and IMAP2bis
This is a summary of hints and recommendations to enable an IMAP4 implementation to interoperate with implementations that conform to earlier specifications. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1731 - IMAP4 Authentication Mechanisms
The Internet Message Access Protocol, Version 4 [IMAP4] contains the AUTHENTICATE command, for identifying and authenticating a user to an IMAP4 server and for optionally negotiating a protection mechanism for subsequent protocol interactions. This document describes several authentication mechanisms for use by the IMAP4 AUTHENTICATE command. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1730 - Internet Message Access Protocol - Version 4
The Internet Message Access Protocol, Version 4 (IMAP4) allows a client to access and manipulate electronic mail messages on a server. IMAP4 permits manipulation of remote message folders, called "mailboxes", in a way that is functionally equivalent to local mailboxes. IMAP4 also provides the capability for an offline client to resynchronize with the server. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1729 - Using the Z39.50 Information Retrieval Protocol
This memo describes an approach to the implementation of the ANSI/NISO Z39.50-1992 Standard for Information Retrieval in the TCP/IP environment which is currently in wide use by the Z39.50 implementor community. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1728 - Resource Transponders
This paper describes an automatic mechanism, the resource transponder, for maintaining resource location information. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1727 - A Vision of an Integrated Internet Information Service
This paper lays out a vision of how Internet information services might be integrated over the next few years, and discusses in some detail what steps will be needed to achieve this integration. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1726 - Technical Criteria for Choosing IP The Next Generation (IPng)
This RFC specifies criteria related to mobility for consideration in design and selection of the Next Generation of IP. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1725 - Post Office Protocol - Version 3
This memo is a revision to RFC 1460, a Draft Standard. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1724 - RIP Version 2 MIB Extension
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 RIP Version 2. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1723 - RIP Version 2 - Carrying Additional Information
This document specifies an extension of the Routing Information Protocol (RIP), o expand the amount of useful information carried in RIP messages and to add a measure of security. This memo obsoletes RFC 1388, which specifies an update to the "Routing Information Protocol" STD 34, RFC 1058. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1722 - RIP Version 2 Protocol Applicability Statement
As required by Routing Protocol Criteria (RFC 1264), this report defines the applicability of the RIP-2 protocol within the Internet. This report is a prerequisite to advancing RIP-2 on the standards track. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1721 - RIP Version 2 Protocol Analysis
As required by Routing Protocol Criteria (RFC 1264), this report documents the key features of the RIP-2 protocol and the current implementation experience. This report is a prerequisite to advancing RIP-2 on the standards track. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1720 - Internet Official Protocol Standards
This memo describes the state of standardization of protocols used in the Internet as determined by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB). [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1719 - A Direction for IPng
This RFC specifies criteria related to mobility for consideration in design and selection of the Next Generation of IP. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1718 - The Tao of IETF - A Guide for New Attendees of the Internet Engineering Task Force
The purpose of this For Your Information (FYI) RFC is to explain to the newcomers how the IETF works. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard. [FYI 17]
RFC1717 - The PPP Multilink Protocol (MP)
This document proposes a method for splitting, recombining and sequencing datagrams across multiple logical data links. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1716 - Towards Requirements for IP Routers
The goal of this work is to replace RFC-1009, Requirements for Internet Gateways ([INTRO:1]) with a new document. It defines and discusses requirements for devices which perform the network layer forwarding function of the Internet protocol suite. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1715 - The H Ratio for Address Assignment Efficiency
This document was submitted to the IETF IPng area in response to RFC 1550. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1714 - Referral Whois Protocol (RWhois)
This memo describes version 1.0 of the client/server interaction of RWhois. RWhois provides a distributed system for the display of hierarchical information. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1713 - Tools for DNS debugging
Although widely used (and most of the times unnoticed), DNS (Domain Name System) is too much overlooked, in the sense that people, especially administrators, tend to ignore possible anomalies as long as applications that need name-to-address mapping continue to work. This document presents some tools available for domain administrators to detect and correct those anomalies. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1712 - DNS Encoding of Geographical Location
This document defines the format of a new Resource Record (RR) for the Domain Naming System (DNS), and reserves a corresponding DNS type mnemonic and numerical code. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1711 - Classifications in E-mail Routing
This paper presents a classification for e-mail routing issues. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1710 - Simple Internet Protocol Plus White Paper
This document was submitted to the IETF IPng area in response to RFC 1550. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1709 - K-12 Internetworking Guidelines
The K-12 community traditionally has not had this level of staffing available for telecommunications planning. This document is intended to bridge that gap and provides a recommended technical direction, an introduction to the role the Internet now plays in K-12 education and technical guidelines for building a campus data communications infrastructure that provides internetworking services and connections to the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1708 - NTP PICS PROFORMA - For the Network Time Protocol Version 3
This RFC describes a PICS Proforma translated into an Internet acceptable form. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1707 - CATNIP: Common Architecture for the Internet
This document was submitted to the IETF IPng area in response to RFC 1550. This paper describes a common architecture for the network layer protocol. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.