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Point-to-Point Protocol: A proposal for multi-protocol transmission of datagrams over Point-to-Point links (RFC1134)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000001945D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11
Document File: 38 page(s) / 47K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

D. Perkins: AUTHOR

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1134: DOI

Abstract

This proposal is the product of the Point-to-Point Protocol Working Group of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). Comments on this memo should be submitted to the IETF Point-to-Point Protocol Working Group chair by January 15, 1990. Comments will be reviewed at the February 1990 IETF meeting, with the goal of advancing PPP to draft standard status. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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Network Working Group D. Perkins Request for Comments: 1134 CMU November 1989

The Point-to-Point Protocol: A Proposal for Multi-Protocol Transmission of Datagrams Over Point-to-Point Links

Table of Contents

Status of this Memo ................................... 2 Abstract .............................................. 2 1. Introduction ....................................... 2 1.1 Motivation ........................................ 2 1.2 Overview of PPP ................................... 3 1.3 Organization of the document ...................... 4 2. Physical Layer Requirements ........................ 4 3. The Data Link Layer ................................ 4 3.1 Frame Format ...................................... 5 4. The PPP Link Control Protocol (LCP) ................ 8 4.1 The LCP Automaton ................................. 9 4.1.1 Overview ........................................ 9 4.1.2 State Diagram ................................... 10 4.1.3 State Transition Table .......................... 12 4.1.4 Events .......................................... 12 4.1.5 Actions ......................................... 14 4.1.6 States .......................................... 16 4.2 Loop Avoidance .................................... 19 4.3 Packet Format ..................................... 19 4.3.1 Configure-Request ............................... 21 4.3.2 Configure-Ack ................................... 21 4.3.3 Configure-Nak ................................... 22 4.3.4 Configure-Reject ................................ 24 4.3.5 Terminate-Request and Terminate-Ack ............. 25 4.3.6 Code-Reject ..................................... 26 4.3.7 Protocol-Reject ................................. 27 4.3.8 Echo-Request and Echo-Reply ..................... 28 4.3.9 Discard-Request ................................. 29 4.4 Configuration Options ............................. 30 4.4.1 Format .......................................... 31 5. A PPP Network Control Protocol (NCP) for IP ........ 32 5.1 Sending IP Datagrams .............................. 33 APPENDICES ............................................ 33 A. Asynchronous HDLC .................................. 33 B. Fast Frame Check Sequence (FCS) Implementation ..... 35 B.1 FCS Computation Method ............................ 35 B.2 Fast FCS table generator .......................... 36

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RFC 1134 PPP November 1989

REFERENCES ............................................ 37 AUTHOR’S ADDRESS ...................................... 38

Status of this Memo

This memo defines a proposed protocol for the Internet community.

This proposal is the product of the Point-to-Point Protocol Working Group of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). Comments on this memo should be submitted to the IETF Point-to-Point Protocol Working Group chair by January 15, 1990. Comments will be reviewed at the February 1990 IETF meeting, with the goal of advancing PPP to draft standard status. Distribution...

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