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Internet Official Protocol Standards (RFC2500)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003083D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 22 page(s) / 74K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Reynolds: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This memo summarizes the status of Internet protocols and specifications. It is published by the RFC Editor in accordance with Section 2.1 of "The Internet Standards Process -- Revision 3", RFC 2026, which specifies the rules and procedures by which all Internet stnadards are set. This memo is prepared by the RFC Editor for the IESG and IAB. It is a member of a series of summary memos that are published approximately every one hundred RFCs; please see www.rfc-editor.org.

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Network Working Group Internet Engineering Task Force

Request for Comments: 2500 J. Reynolds

Obsoletes: 2400, 2300, 2200, 2000, 1920, 1880, R. Braden

1800, 1780, 1720, 1610, 1600, 1540, 1500, 1410, Editors

1360, 1280, 1250, 1200, 1140, 1130, 1100, 1083 June 1999

STD: 1

Category: Standards Track

Internet Official Protocol Standards

Status of this Memo

This memo describes the state of standardization of protocols used in

the Internet as determined by the Internet Engineering Task Force

(IETF). This memo is an Internet Standard. Distribution of this

memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (1999). All Rights Reserved.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

2. Current Technical Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

2.1. Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

2.2. Network-Specific Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . 6

2.3. Draft Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

2.4. Proposed Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

2.5. Experimental Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

3. Current Applicability Statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

4. Non-Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

4.1. Informational Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

4.2. Historic Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

5. Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

5.1. IAB, IETF, and IRTF Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

5.2. Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Contact . . . 25

5.3. Request for Comments Editor Contact . . . . . . . . . . 26

5.4. Requests for Comments Distribution Contact . . . . . . . 26

5.5. Sources for Requests for Comments . . . . . . . . . . . 26

6. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

7. Editors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Full Copyright Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

1. Introduction

This memo summarizes the status of Internet protocols and

specifications. It is published by the RFC Editor in accordance with

Section 2.1 of "The Internet Standards Process -- Revision 3", RFC

2026, which specifies the rules and procedures by which all Internet

stnadards are set. This memo is prepared by the RFC Editor for the

IESG and IAB. It is a member of a series of summary memos that are

published approximately every one hundred RFCs; please s...