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TNVIP Protocol (RFC1921)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004161D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 25 page(s) / 53K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Dujonc: AUTHOR

Abstract

The goal of this document specifies a Telnet profile to support VIP terminal emulation allowing the access to the BULL hosts applications through a TCP/IP network.

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Network Working Group J. Dujonc

Request for Comments: 1921 Bull S.A.

Category: Informational March 1996

TNVIP Protocol

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo

does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of

this memo is unlimited.

Abstract

The goal of this document specifies a Telnet profile to support VIP

terminal emulation allowing the access to the BULL hosts applications

through a TCP/IP network.

Table of Contents

1. Motivation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

2. Background . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

3. Telnet Options and Commands Used . . . . . . . . . . . 3

3.1. Terminal type option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

3.1.1. Subnegotiation of the Terminal Type . . . . . . . . 4

3.1.2. Terminal-types supported by the TNVIP protocol . . 4

3.1.3. TNVIP terminal models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

3.1.4. Mailbox name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

3.2. End of Record Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

3.3. Binary Transmission option . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

3.4. Suppress Go Ahead option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

4. TNVIP functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

4.1. TNVIP terminal station . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

4.1.1. Local and online states . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

4.1.2. Data receiving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

4.1.3. Data sending . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

4.2. TNVIP Server functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

4.2.1. VIP Terminal Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

5. TNVIP Messages Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

5.1. Address Field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

5.2. Command field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

5.3. Parameter field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

6. The screen flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

6.1. Screen data messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

6.2. Local state monitoring messages . . . . . . . . . . 15

6.3. Screen response messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

6.3.1 Page overflow processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

6.4. Screen data purge indication message . . . . . . . 17

7. The printer flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

7.1. Printer da...