RFC Abstracts

RFC1295 - User Bill of Rights for entries and listings in the Public Directory
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 Synchronous Optical Network/Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SONET/SDH) objects. This document is a companion document with Definitions of Managed Objects for the DS1/E1 and DS3/E3 Interface Types, RFC1406 and RFC1407. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
RFC1294 - Multiprotocol Interconnect over Frame Relay
This memo describes an encapsulation method for carrying network interconnect traffic over a Frame Relay backbone. It covers aspects of both Bridging and Routing. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1293 - Inverse Address Resolution Protocol
This memo describes additions to ARP that will allow a station to request a protocol address corresponding to a given hardware address. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1292 - A Catalog of Available X.500 Implementations
The goal of this document is to provide information regarding the availability and capability of implementations of X.500. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1291 - Mid-Level Networks Potential Technical Services
This document proposes a set of technical services that each Internet mid-level network can offer within the mid-level network itself and and to its peer networks. This RFC provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1290 - There's Gold in them thar Networks! or Searching for Treasure in all the Wrong Places
This paper will present some of the "gold nuggets" of information and file repositories on the network that could be of use to end users. This RFC provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1289 - DECnet Phase IV MIB Extensions
This memo is an extension to the SNMP MIB. This memo defines a set of DECnet Phase IV extensions that have been created for the Internet MIB. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1288 - The Finger User Information Protocol
This memo describes the Finger user information protocol.This is a simple protocol which provides an interface to a remote user information program. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1287 - Towards the Future Internet Architecture
This informational RFC discusses important directions for possible future evolution of the Internet architecture, and suggests steps towards the desired goals. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1286 - Definitions of Managed Objects for Bridges
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 bridges based on the IEEE 802.1d draft standard between Local Area Network (LAN) segments. This memo is an extension to the SNMP MIB. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1285 - FDDI 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 devices which implement the FDDI. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1284 - 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 TCP/IP-based internets. In particular, it defines objects for managing ethernet-like objects. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1283 - SNMP over OSI
This memo describes mappings from the SNMP onto both the COTS and the CLTS. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet Standard.
RFC1282 - BSD Rlogin
This memo documents an existing protocol and common implementation that is extensively used on the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1281 - Guidelines for the Secure Operation of the Internet
The purpose of this document is to provide a set of guidelines to aid in the secure operation of the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1280 - 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.
RFC1279 - X.500 and Domains
This RFC considers X.500 in relation to Internet and UK Domains. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1278 - A string encoding of Presentation Address
There are a number of environments where a simple string encoding of Presentation Address is desirable. This specification defines such a representation. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1277 - Encoding Network Addresses to Support Operation over Non-OSI Lower Layers
This document defines a new network address format, and rules for using some existing network address formats. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1276 - Replication and Distributed Operations extensions to provide an Internet Directory using X.500
Some requirements on extensions to X.500 are described in the RFC[HK91b], in order to build an Internet Directory using X.500(1988). This document specifies a set of solutions to the problems raised. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1275 - Replication Requirements to provide an Internet Directory using X.500
This RFC considers certain deficiencies of the 1988 X.500 standard, which need to be addressed before an effective open Internet Directory can be established using these protocols and services [CCI88]. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1274 - The COSINE and Internet X.500 Schema
This document suggests an X.500 Directory Schema, or Naming Architecture, for use in the COSINE and Internet X.500 pilots. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1273 - Measurement Study of Changes in Service-Level Reachability in the Global TCP/IP Internet: Goals, Experimental Design, Implementation, and Policy Considerations
This memo describes plans to carry out a longitudinal measurement study of changes in service-level reachability in the global TCP/IP Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1272 - Internet Accounting: Background
This document provides background information for the "Internet Accounting Architecture". This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1271 - Remote Network Monitoring 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 remote network monitoring devices. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1270 - SNMP Communications Services
This document discusses various issues to be considered when determining the underlying communications services to be used by an SNMP implementation. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1269 - Definitions of Managed Objects for the Border Gateway Protocol: Version 3
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 Border Gateway Protocol. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1268 - Application of the Border Gateway Protocol in the Internet
This document describes the usage of the BGP in the Internet. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1267 - Border Gateway Protocol 3 (BGP-3)
This memo, together with its companion document, "Application of the Border Gateway Protocol in the Internet", define an inter-autonomous system routing protocol for the Internet. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1266 - Experience with the BGP Protocol
The purpose of this memo is to document how the requirements for advancing a routing protocol to Draft Standard have been satisfied by Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1265 - BGP Protocol Analysis
This report summarizes the key feature of BGP, and analyzes the protocol with respect to scaling and performance. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1264 - Internet Engineering Task Force Internet Routing Protocol Standardization Criteria
This informational RFC presents procedures for creating and documenting Internet standards on routing protocols. These procedures have been established by the Internet Activities Board (IAB) in consultation with the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specifiy an Internet standard.
RFC1263 - TCP Extensions Considered Harmful
This RFC comments on recent proposals to extend TCP. It argues that the backward compatible extensions proposed in RFC's 1072 and 1185 should not be pursued, and proposes an alternative way to evolve the Internet protocol suite. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1262 - Guidelines for Internet Measurement Activities
This RFC represents IAB guidance for researchers considering measurement experiments on the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1261 - Transition of Nic Services
This memo outlines the transition of NIC Services. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1259 - Building the open road: The NREN as test-bed for the national public network
This memo discusses the background and importance of NREN. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
RFC1258 - BSD Rlogin
The rlogin facility provides a remote-echoed, locally flow-controlled virtual terminal with proper flushing of output.This memo documents an existing protocol and common implementation that is extensively used on the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
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.