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Assigned Network Numbers (RFC0717)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003762D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 2 page(s) / 2K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Postel: AUTHOR

Abstract

This note specifies the numbers assigned to identify networks for use in the inter-network protocol experiments. Additional Numbers are assigned by Jon Postel [POSTEL@ISIC or (415) 326-6200 x3718].

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NWG/RFC# 717 JBP 30-JUN-76 16:58 35873

Assigned Network Numbers

Network Working Group Jon Postel

Request for Comments 717 SRI-ARC

NIC 35873 1 July 1976

Assigned Network Numbers

This note specifies the numbers assigned to identify networks for use in

the inter-network protocol experiments. Additional Numbers are assigned

by Jon Postel [POSTEL@ISIC or (415) 326-6200 x3718].

Assigned Network Numbers

Name Decimal Octal

---------- ------- -----

BBNRCCnet 3 3

SanFranPRnet 7 7

ARPANET 10 12

BostonPRnet 11 13

Internetwork Header Format

For convenience the current Internetwork protocol header and TCP

headers are reproduced here:

Octet Bit Use (Width)

--- Beginning of protocol-independent information ---

0 Destination net (8)

1-3 Destination host (24)

4 Source net (8)

5-7 Source host (24)

8-9 Data length in octets (16)

10 Header length in octets (8)

11 0-3 Format (4)

This field selects the appropriate gateway processing and is used

to dispatch the packet to the appropriate protocol module in the

destination. The following values are defined for this field:

0 -- Escape; protocol is specified by a subsequent field

1 -- TCP

2 -- Secure TCP

3-16 -- Not allocated

17 -- Cross internet debugging

--- End of protocol-independent information

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Assigned Network Numbers

--- Beginning of TCP specific information ---

11 4-7 Protocol version (4)

12-15 Sequence number (32)

16-17 Window (16)

18-20 Control (as before) (24)

21-23 Destination port (24)

24 Packet label for debugging(8)

25-27 Source port (24)

28-31 Acknowledgement number (32)

32-33 Checksum (16)

34- Data

--- End of TCP specific information ---

--- Beginning of short TCP specific information ---

11 4-7 Protocol Version (4)

12-25 Sequence number (32)

16 Destination KID (8)

17 Source KID (8)

18-19 Control (no special function field)(16)

20- Data

--- End of short TCP specific information ---

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