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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003950D
Original Publication Date: 1984-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 32 page(s) / 78K

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J.K. Reynolds: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This Network Working Group Request for Comments documents the currently assigned values from several series of numbers used in network protocol implementations. This RFC will be updated periodically, and in any case current information can be obtained from Joyce Reynolds. The assignment of numbers is also handled by Joyce. If you are developing a protocol or application that will require the use of a link, socket, port, protocol, network number, etc., please contact Joyce to receive a number assignment.

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Network Working Group J. Reynolds

Request for Comments: 900 J. Postel

ISI

Obsoletes RFCs: 870, 820, June 1984

790, 776, 770, 762, 758, 755,

750, 739, 604, 503, 433, 349

Obsoletes IENs: 127, 117, 93

ASSIGNED NUMBERS

Status of this Memo

This memo is an official status report on the numbers used in

protocols in the ARPA-Internet community.

Introduction

This Network Working Group Request for Comments documents the

currently assigned values from several series of numbers used in

network protocol implementations. This RFC will be updated

periodically, and in any case current information can be obtained

from Joyce Reynolds. The assignment of numbers is also handled by

Joyce. If you are developing a protocol or application that will

require the use of a link, socket, port, protocol, network number,

etc., please contact Joyce to receive a number assignment.

Joyce Reynolds

USC - Information Sciences Institute

4676 Admiralty Way

Marina del Rey, California 90292-6695

Phone: (213) 822-1511

ARPA mail: JKREYNOLDS@USC-ISIF.ARPA

Most of the protocols mentioned here are documented in the RFC series

of notes. The more prominent and more generally used are documented

in the "Internet Protocol Transition Workbook" [31] or in the old

"ARPANET Protocol Handbook" [32] prepared by the NIC. Some of the

items listed are undocumented. Further information on protocols can

be found in the memo "Official Protocols" [83].

In all cases the name and mailbox of the responsible individual is

indicated. In the lists that follow, a bracketed entry, e.g.,

[31,iii], at the right hand margin of the page indicates a reference

for the listed protocol, where the number cites the document and the

"iii" cites the person. Whenever possible, this "iii" is a NIC

Ident.

Assigned Numbers RFC 900

Network Numbers

ASSIGNED NETWORK NUMBERS

The network numbers listed here are used as internet addresses by the

Internet Protocol (IP) [31,71]. The IP uses a 32-bit address field

and divides that address into a network part and a "rest" or local

address part. The division takes 3 forms or classes.

The first type of address, or class A, has a 7-bit network number

and a 24-bit local address. The highest-order bit is set to 0.

This allows 128 class A networks.

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