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Internet Official Protocol Standards (RFC2900)

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Original Publication Date: 2001-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Aug-15

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Reynolds: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This memo contains a snapshot of the state of standardization of protocols used in the Internet as of July 17, 2001. It lists official protocol standards and Best Current Practice RFCs; it is not a complete index to the RFC series. The latest version of this memo is designated STD 1.

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Network Working Group Internet Engineering Task Force Request for Comments: 2900 J. Reynolds Obsoletes: 2800 R. Braden STD: 1 S. Ginoza Category: Standards Track Editors

August 2001

Internet Official Protocol Standards

Status of this Memo

This memo is an Internet Standard. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2001). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

This memo contains a snapshot of the state of standardization of protocols used in the Internet as of July 17, 2001. It lists official protocol standards and Best Current Practice RFCs; it is not a complete index to the RFC series. The latest version of this memo is designated STD 1.

Table of Contents

1. Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2. Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2.1. Internet-Related Organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2.2. Request for Comments Editor (RFC Editor) Web Pages . . . 2 2.3 Retrieval using FTP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2.4 Search and Retrieval Using Email . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3. Current Technical Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 3.1. Standard Protocols Ordered by STD . . . . . . . . . . . 5 3.2. Standard Protocols Ordered by RFC . . . . . . . . . . . 8 3.3. Draft Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 3.4. Proposed Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 3.5. Best Current Practice by BCP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 3.6. Best Current Practice by RFC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 3.7. Experimental Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 3.8. Historic Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 4. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 5. Editors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 6. Full Copyright Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

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RFC 2900 Internet Standards August 2001

1. Overview

This memo contains a snapshot of the state of standardization of protocols used in the Internet, as determined by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It is a July 17, 2001 snapshot of the current official protocol standards list and the Best Current Practice list, which is updated daily and is available from the RFC Editor Web site.

The RFC Editor publishes Request for Comments (RFC) documents that are the output of the IETF process or are submitted individually via electronic mail. Further information about the RFC series is contained in section 2.1, RFC 2026 and at http://www.rfc-editor.org.

This memo is published by the RFC Editor for the IESG and IAB in accordance with Section 2.1 of "The Internet Standards Process Revision 3", RFC 2026, which specifies the rules and procedures by which all Internet standards are set. Sections 3.1 3.6 of this memo contain the lists of protocols in each stage of s...