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Internet Official Protocol Standards (RFC2500)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003083D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11
Document File: 28 page(s) / 40K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Reynolds: AUTHOR [+1]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC2500: DOI

Abstract

This memo summarizes the status of Internet protocols and specifications. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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Network Working Group Internet Engineering Task Force Request for Comments: 2500 J. Reynolds Obsoletes: 2400, 2300, 2200, 2000, 1920, 1880, R. Braden 1800, 1780, 1720, 1610, 1600, 1540, 1500, 1410, Editors 1360, 1280, 1250, 1200, 1140, 1130, 1100, 1083 June 1999 STD: 1 Category: Standards Track

Internet Official Protocol Standards

Status of this Memo

This memo describes the state of standardization of protocols used in the Internet as determined by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). This memo is an Internet Standard. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (1999). All Rights Reserved.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2. Current Technical Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2.1. Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.2. Network-Specific Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . 6 2.3. Draft Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 2.4. Proposed Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 2.5. Experimental Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 3. Current Applicability Statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 4. Non-Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 4.1. Informational Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 4.2. Historic Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 5. Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 5.1. IAB, IETF, and IRTF Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 5.2. Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Contact . . . 25 5.3. Request for Comments Editor Contact . . . . . . . . . . 26 5.4. Requests for Comments Distribution Contact . . . . . . . 26 5.5. Sources for Requests for Comments . . . . . . . . . . . 26 6. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 7. Editors’ Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Full Copyright Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

IETF Standards Track [Page 1]

RFC 2500 Internet Standards June 1999

1. Introduction

This memo summarizes the status of Internet protocols and specifications. It is published by the RFC Editor 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 stnadards are set. This memo is prepared by the RFC Editor for the IESG and IAB. It is a member of a series of summary memos that are published approximately every one hundred RFCs; please see www.rfc-editor.org.

This memo lists the level and status of the archival documents known as RFCs (Request for Comments) within the Internet standards process. The reader is urged to review RFC 2026 for essential context for interpreting this memo.

The following introductory text is quoted directly from RFC 2026:

"The Internet, a loosely-organized international collaboration of autonomous, interconnected networks, supports host-to-host communication through voluntary adherence to open protoc...

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