RFC Abstracts

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.
RFC1206 - FYI on Questions and Answers: Answers to commonly asked "new Internet user" questions
This FYI RFC is one of two FYI's called, "Questions and Answers" (Q/A). 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. [FYI 4]
RFC1205 - 5250 Telnet interface
This RFC is being distributed in order to document the interface to the IBM 5250 Telnet implementation. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify any standard.
RFC1204 - Message Posting Protocol (MPP)
This memo describes a protocol for posting messages from workstations (e.g., PCs) to a mail service host. This RFC specifies an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify any standard.
RFC1203 - Interactive Mail Access Protocol: Version 3
This RFC suggests a method for workstations to access mail dynamically from a mailbox server ("repository"). The following document is a modified version of RFC 1064, the definition of the IMAP2 protocol. This RFC specifies an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify any standard.
RFC1202 - Directory Assistance service
This document defines a mechanism by which a user-interface may access a textual DAP-like interface over a TCP/IP connection. This is a local mechanism. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify any standard.
RFC1201 - Transmitting IP traffic over ARCNET networks
This memo defines a protocol for the transmission of IP and ARP packets over the ARCnet Local Area Network.This memo specifies a method of encapsulating Internet Protocol (IP) and Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) datagrams for transmission across ARCNET using the "ARCNET Packet Header Definition Standard". [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1200 - 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). An overview of the standards procedures is presented first, followed by discussions of the standardization process and the RFC document series, then the explanation of the terms is presented, the lists of protocols in each stage of standardization follows, and finally pointers to references and contacts for further information.
RFC1198 - FYI on the X window system
This FYI RFC provides pointers to the published standards of the MIT X Consortium. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify any Internet standard.
RFC1197 - Using ODA for translating multimedia information
The purpose of this RFC is to inform implementors of multimedia systems about our experiences using ISO 8613: Office Document Architecture (ODA). Because ODA is being proposed as an encoding format for use in multimedia mail and file exchange, implementors wishing to use ODA in an open systems environment may profit from our experiences. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify any standard.
RFC1196 - 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. Based on RFC 742, a description of the original Finger protocol, this memo attempts to clarify the expected communication between the two ends of a Finger connection. It also tries not to invalidate the many existing implementations or add unnecessary restrictions to the original protocol definition. This edition corrects and clarifies in a minor way, RFC 1194. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1195 - Use of OSI IS-IS for routing in TCP/IP and dual environments
This memo specifies an integrated routing protocol, based on the OSI Intra-Domain IS-IS Routing Protocol, which may be used as an interior gateway protocol (IGP) to support TCP/IP as well as OSI. This allows a single routing protocol to be used to support pure IP environments, pure OSI environments, and dual environments. This specification was developed by the IS-IS working group of the Internet Engineering Task Force. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1194 - 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. Based on RFC 742, a description of the original Finger protocol, this memo attempts to clarify the expected communication between the two ends of a Finger connection. It also tries not to invalidate the many existing implementations or add unnecessary restrictions to the original protocol definition. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
RFC1193 - Client requirements for real-time communication services
This memo describes client requirements for real-time communication services. This memo provides information for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. It does not specify any standard.