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Protocol for providing the connectionless mode network services (RFC0926)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004339D
Original Publication Date: 1984-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Oct-09

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Abstract

This Protocol is one of a set of International Standards produced to facilitate the interconnection of open systems. The set of standards covers the services and protocols required to achieve such interconnection.

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Network Working Group ISO

Request for Comments: 926 December 1984

Protocol for Providing the Connectionless-Mode Network Services

(Informally - ISO IP)

ISO DIS 8473

Status of this Memo:

This document is distributed as an RFC for information only. It does

not specify a standard for the ARPA-Internet. Distribution of this

memo is unlimited.

Note:

This document has been prepared by retyping the text of ISO DIS 8473 of

May 1984, which is currently undergoing voting within ISO as a Draft

International Standard (DIS). Although this RFC has been reviewed

after typing, and is believed to be substantially correct, it is

possible that typographic errors not present in the ISO document have

been overlooked.

Alex McKenzie

BBN

RFC 926 December 1984

RFC 926 December 1984

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 SCOPE AND FIELD OF APPLICATION........................ 2

2 REFERENCES............................................ 3

3 DEFINITIONS........................................... 4

3.1 Reference Model Definitions......................... 4

3.2 Service Conventions Definitions..................... 4

3.3 Network Layer Architecture Definitions.............. 4

3.4 Network Layer Addressing Definitions................ 5

3.5 Additional Definitions.............................. 5

4 SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS............................. 7

4.1 Data Units.......................................... 7

4.2 Protocol Data Units................................. 7

4.3 Protocol Data Unit Fields........................... 7

4.4 Parameters.......................................... 8

4.5 Miscellaneous....................................... 8

5 OVERVIEW OF THE PROTOCOL.............................. 9

5.1 Internal Organization of the Network Layer.......... 9

5.2 Subsets of the Protocol............................. 9

5.3 Addressing......................................... 10

5.4 Service Provided by the Network Layer.............. 10

5.5 Service Assumed from the Subnetwork Service

Provider.............................................. 11

5.5.1 Subnetwork Addresses............................. 12

5.5.2 Subnetwork Quality of Service.................... 12

5.5.3 Subnetwork User Data............................. 13

5.5.4 Subnetwork Dependent Convergence Functions....... 13

5.6 Service Assumed from Local Evironment.............. 14

6 PROT...