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IAB recommended policy on distributing internet identifier assignment and IAB recommended policy change to internet "connected" status (RFC1174)

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Original Publication Date: 1990-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11
Document File: 9 page(s) / 13K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

V.G. Cerf: AUTHOR

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1174: DOI

Abstract

This informational RFC represents the official view of the Internet Activities Board (IAB), and describes the recommended policies and procedures on distributing Internet identifier assignments and dropping the connected status requirement. This RFC does not specify a standard.

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Network Working Group V. Cerf Request for Comments: 1174 CNRI August 1990

IAB Recommended Policy on Distributing Internet Identifier Assignment and IAB Recommended Policy Change to Internet "Connected" Status

Status of this Memo

This informational RFC represents the official view of the Internet Activities Board (IAB), and describes the recommended policies and procedures on distributing Internet identifier assignments and dropping the connected status requirement. This RFC does not specify a standard. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

Status of this Memo............................................... 1 Overview.......................................................... 1 1. Recommendation about Internet Identifiers..................... 2 1.1. Summary..................................................... 2 1.2. Introduction................................................ 2 1.3. Proposed Method of Operation................................ 2 2. Recommendation about Connected Status......................... 3 2.1. Summary..................................................... 3 2.2. Introduction................................................ 3 2.3. Recommendations............................................. 4 2.a.1. Attachment 1.............................................. 4 2.a.1.1. Summary................................................. 4 2.a.1.2. Background.............................................. 4 2.a.1.3. Recommendation.......................................... 6 2.a.1.4. Discussion.............................................. 7 2.a.2. Attachment 2.............................................. 8 Security Considerations........................................... 8 Author’s Address.................................................. 9

Overview

This RFC includes two recommendations from the IAB to the FNC. The first is a "Recommended Policy on Distributing Internet Identifier Assignment", that is, a suggestion to distribute the function of assigning network and autonomous system numbers. The second is a "Recommended Policy Change to Internet ’Connected’ Status", that is, a suggestion to drop the notion of connected status in favor of recording the acceptable use policy and traffic access policy for each network. Included in this second recommendation is the explict

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RFC 1174 Identifier Assignment and Connected Status August 1990

suggestion that any registered network may be entered into the DNS database without regard to connected status.

1. Recommendation about Internet Identifiers

To: Chairman, Federal Networking Council From: Chairman, Internet Activities Board CC: IAB, IESG Subject: Recommended Policy on Distributing Internet Identifier Assignment

1.1. Summary

This document recommends procedures for distributing assignment of Internet identifiers (network and autonomous system numbers).

1.2. Introduction

Throughout its entire history, the Internet system has employed a central Internet Assigned Num...

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