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End System to Intermediate System Routing Exchange Protocol for use in conjunction with ISO 8473 (RFC0995)

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Original Publication Date: 1986-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Jul-13
Document File: 82 page(s) / 92K

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International Organization for Standardization: AUTHOR

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 intercon- nection.

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Network Working Group ANSI X3S3.3 86-118 Request for Comments: 995 ISO TC97/SC6/N 4053

April 1986

I S O INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR STANDARDIZATION

ORGANISATION INTERNATIONALE DE NORMALISATION

ISO/TC 97/SC 6 TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION EXCHANGE BETWEEN SYSTEMS Secretariat: USA (ANSI)

Title: End System to Intermediate System Routing Exchange Protocol

for use in conjunction with ISO 8473

Source: SC6/WG2

Project 97.6.41

|This document is a progression of SC6/N3862, edited to incorporate member |body comments and discussion at the Florence meeting of SC6/WG2. Pursuant |to Recommendation 5 of that meeting, comments from member bodies on this |revision text are requested for discussion at the Tokyo meeting of SC6 |and WGs.

ISO N4053 [Page 1]

RFC 995 December 1986

Contents

1 Introduction 5

2 Scope and Field of Application 6

3 References 7

SECTION ONE. GENERAL 9

4 Definitions 9 4.1 Reference Model Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.2 Network Layer Architecture Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.3 Network Layer Addressing Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.4 Local Area Network Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 4.5 Additional Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

5 Symbols and Abbreviations 10 5.1 Data Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 5.2 Protocol Data Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 5.3 Protocol Data Unit Fields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 5.4 Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 5.5 Miscellaneous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

6 Overview of the Protocol 11 6.1 Information Provided by the Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 6.2 Subsets of the Protocol. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 6.3 Addressing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 6.4 Underlying Service Assumed by the Protocol . . . . . . . . . 12 6.4.1 Subnetwork Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

6.4.2 Subnetwork User Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 6.5 Service Assumed from Local Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 6.6 Subnetwork Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 6.6.1 Point-to-Point Subnetworks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 6.6.2 Broadcast Subnetworks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 6.6.3 General Topology Subnetworks . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

SECTION TWO. SPECIFICATION OF THE PROTOCOL 18

7 Protocol Functions 18 7.1 Protocol Timers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 7.1.1 Configuration Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

7.1.2 Holding Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 7.2 Report Configuration Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 7.2.1 Report Configuration by End Systems . . . . . . . . . 19

7.2.2 Report Configuration by Intermediate Sy...