RFC Abstracts

RFC1655 - Application of the Border Gateway Protocol in the Internet
This document, together with its companion document, "A Border Gateway Protocol 4 (BGP-4)", define an inter-autonomous system routing protocol for the Internet. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1654 - A Border Gateway Protocol 4 (BGP-4)
This document defines an inter-autonomous system routing protocol for the Internet. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1653 - SMTP Service Extension for Message Size Declaration
This memo defines an extension to the SMTP service whereby an SMTP client and server may interact to give the server an opportunity to decline to accept a message (perhaps temporarily) based on the client's estimate of the message size. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1652 - SMTP Service Extension for 8bit-MIMEtransport
This memo defines an extension to the SMTP service whereby an SMTP content body consisting of text containing octets outside of the US- ASCII octet range (hex 00-7F) may be relayed using SMTP. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1651 - SMTP Service Extensions
This memo defines a framework for extending the SMTP service by defining a means whereby a server SMTP can inform a client SMTP as to the service extensions it supports. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1650 - Definitions of Managed Objects for the Ethernet-like Interface Types 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 ethernet-like objects. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1649 - Operational Requirements for X.400 Management Domains in the GO-MHS Community
The goal of this document is to unite regionally operated X.400 services on the various continents into one GO-MHS Community (as seen from an end-user's point of view). This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1648 - Postmaster Convention for X.400 Operations
This paper extends this concept to X.400 mail domains which have registered RFC 1327 mapping rules, and which therefore appear to have normal RFC822-style addresses. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1647 - TN3270 Enhancements
This document describes a protocol that more fully supports 3270 devices than do the existing tn3270 practices. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1646 - TN3270 Extensions for LUname and Printer Selection
This document describes protocol extensions to TN3270. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1645 - Simple Network Paging Protocol - Version 2
This RFC suggests a simple way for delivering both alphanumeric and numeric pages (one-way) to radio paging terminals. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1644 - T/TCP -- TCP Extensions for Transactions Functional Specification
This memo specifies T/TCP, an experimental TCP extension for efficient transaction-oriented (request/response) service. This memo describes an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1643 - Definitions of Managed Objects for the Ethernet-like 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 defines objects for managing ethernet-like objects. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1642 - UTF-7 - A Mail-Safe Transformation Format of Unicode
This document describes a new transformation format of Unicode that contains only 7-bit ASCII characters and is intended to be readable by humans in the limiting case that the document consists of characters from the US-ASCII repertoire. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1641 - Using Unicode with MIME
This document specifies the usage of Unicode within MIME. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1640 - The Process for Organization of Internet Standards Working Group (POISED)
This report, originally prepared in January 1993 provides a summary of the POISED WG, starting from the events leading to the formation of the WG to the end of 1992. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1639 - FTP Operation Over Big Address Records (FOOBAR)
This RFC specifies a method for assigning addresses other than 32-bit IPv4 addresses to data ports through the specification of a "long Port (LPRT)" command and "Long Passive (LPSV)" reply, each having as its argument a <long-host-port>, which allows for additional address families, variable length network addresses and variable length port numbers. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1638 - PPP Bridging Control Protocol (BCP)
This document defines the Network Control Protocol for establishing and configuring Remote Bridging for PPP links. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1637 - DNS NSAP Resource Records
This document defines the format of one new Resource Record (RR) for the DNS for domain name-to-NSAP mapping. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1636 - Report of IAB Workshop on Security in the Internet Architecture - February 8-10, 1994
This document is a report on an Internet architecture workshop, initiated by the IAB and held at USC Information Sciences Institute on February 8-10, 1994. This workshop generally focused on security issues in the Internet architecture. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1635 - How to Use Anonymous FTP
This document provides information for the novice Internet user about using the File Transfer Protocol (FTP). It explains what FTP is, what anonymous FTP is, and what an anonymous FTP archive site is. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1634 - Novell IPX Over Various WAN Media (IPXWAN)
This document describes how Novell IPX operates over various WAN media. Specifically, it describes the common "IPX WAN" protocol Novell uses to exchange necessary router to router information prior to exchanging standard IPX routing information and traffic over WAN datalinks. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1633 - Integrated Services in the Internet Architecture: an Overview
This memo discusses a proposed extension to the Internet architecture and protocols to provide integrated services, i.e., to support real-time as well as the current non-real-time service of IP. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1632 - A Revised Catalog of Available X.500 Implementations
This document is the result of a survey that gathered new or updated descriptions of currently available implementations of X.500, including commercial products and openly available offerings. This document is a revision of RFC 1292. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1631 - The IP Network Address Translator (NAT)
This memo proposes another short-term solution, address reuse, that complements CIDR or even makes it unnecessary. The address reuse solution is to place Network Address Translators (NAT) at the borders of stub domains. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1630 - Universal Resource Identifiers in WWW: A Unifying Syntax for the Expression of Names and Addresses of Objects on the Network as used in the World-Wide Web
This document defines the syntax used by the World-Wide Web initiative to encode the names and addresses of objects on the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1629 - Guidelines for OSI NSAP Allocation in the Internet
This paper provides guidelines for allocating NSAP addresses in the Internet. The guidelines provided in this paper have been the basis for initial deployment of CLNP in the Internet, and have proven very valuable both as an aid to scaling of CLNP routing, and for address administration. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1628 - UPS Management Information Base
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 uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1627 - Network 10 Considered Harmful (Some Practices Shouldn't be Codified)
This document restates the arguments for maintaining a unique address space. Concerns for Internet architecture and operations, as well as IETF procedure, are explored. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1626 - Default IP MTU for use over ATM AAL5
There are a number of good reasons to have a reasonably large default MTU value for IP over ATM AAL5. This paper presents the default IP MIU for use over ATM AAL5. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1625 - WAIS over Z39.50-1988
The purpose of this memo is to initiate a discussion for a migration path of the WAIS technology from Z39.50-1988 Information Retrieval Service Definitions and Protocol Specification for Library Applications [1] to Z39.50-1992 [2] and then to Z39.50-1994 [3]. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1624 - Computation of the Internet Checksum via Incremental Update
This memo describes an updated technique for incremental computation of the standard Internet checksum. It updates the method described in RFC 1141. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1623 - Definitions of Managed Objects for the Ethernet-like 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 defines objects for managing ethernet-like objects. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1622 - Pip Header Processing
The purpose of this RFC and the companion RFC "Pip Near-term Architecture" are to record the ideas (good and bad) of Pip. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1621 - Pip Near-term Architecture
The purpose of this RFC and the companion RFC "Pip Header Processing" are to record the ideas (good and bad) of Pip. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1620 - Internet Architecture Extensions for Shared Media
This memo discusses alternative approaches to extending the Internet architecture to eliminate some or all unnecessary hops. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1619 - PPP over SONET/SDH
This document describes the use of PPP over Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) and Synchronous Digital Heirarchy (SDH) circuits. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1618 - PPP over ISDN
This document describes the use of PPP over Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) switched circuits. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1617 - Naming and Structuring Guidelines for X.500 Directory Pilots
This document defines a number of naming and structuring guidelines focused on White Pages usage. Alignment to these guidelines is recommended for directory pilots. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1616 - X.400(1988) for the Academic and Research Community in Europe
The report documents the results of a task force on X.400(1988) deployment of the RARE Mails and Messaging Work Group during the period from November 1992 until October 1993. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1615 - Migrating from X.400(84) to X.400(88)
This document compares X.400(88) to X.400(84) and describes what problems can be anticipated in the migration, especially considering the migration from the existing X.400(84) infrastructure created by the COSINE MHS project to an X.400(88) infrastructure. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1614 - Network Access to Multimedia Information
This report summarises the requirements of research and academic network users for network access to multimedia information. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1613 - cisco Systems X.25 over TCP (XOT)
This memo documents a method of sending X.25 packets over IP internets by encapsulating the X.25 Packet Level in TCP packets. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1612 - DNS Resolver MIB Extensions
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 a set of extensions which instrument DNS resolver functions. This memo was produced by the DNS working group. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1611 - DNS Server MIB Extensions
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 a set of extensions which instrument DNS name server functions. This memo was produced by the DNS working group. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1610 - 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]
RFC1609 - Charting Networks in the X.500 Directory
This document presents a model in which a communication network with all its related details and descriptions can be represented in the X.500 Directory. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1608 - Representing IP Information in the X.500 Directory
This document describes the objects necessary to include information about IP networks and IP numbers in the X.500 Directory. It extends the work "Charting networks in the X.500 Directory" [1] where a general framework is presented for representing networks in the Directory by applying it to IP networks. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
RFC1607 - A VIEW FROM THE 21ST CENTURY
This document is a composition of letters discussing a possible future. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1606 - A Historical Perspective On The Usage Of IP Version 9
This paper reviews the usages of the old IP version protocol. It considers some of its successes and its failures. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.