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Network timetable (RFC0004) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003574D
Original Publication Date: 1969-Mar-24
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 5 page(s) / 6K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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E.B. Shapiro: AUTHOR


1 (n10) network checkout

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Network Working Group Elmer B. Shapiro

Request for Comment: 4 Stanford Research Institute

Category: Informational 24 March 1969

Network Timetable

1 (n10) network checkout

2 Installation of communcation gear 8/1/69

2a From AT&T and/or BBN need dimensional, power and cabling


2b Need to establish SRI desired alternate locations so as to

determine maximum telco cable lengths

2c Need to establish location and drops on voice coordination


2d Need circuit information on voice drops for tie to intercom


2e Need to order and install a.c. power (coordinate with 4b)

2f See 16

3 Design and construct host-Imp interface 9/1/69

3a Need specifications from BBN

3b Develop trial design

3c Review with system programmers

3d Establish final design

3e Build and design hardware

3f Debug trial software with hardware loop test

4 Imp installation 9/15/69

4a from BBN get dimensional, power and cabling specifications

4b SRI orders and installs a.c. power (coordinate with 2e)

5 Debug host-Imp interface 10/1/69

5a Get debug specifiations and procedures from BBN

5b Write programs to debug with BBN

5b1 Transfers of test messages

5b2 Test procedures for crash and recovery

5b3 Check message fill and stripping procedures

5c Try own transfer tests

5c1 Verify transfers to Imp

5c2 Verify transfers from Imp

5c3 Verify transfers looped with Imp

5d Work out Imp reload and restart procedures

6 Test messages between UCLA-SRI 10/15/69

6a Network configuration










6b Agree with UCLA on nature of test messages

6b1 Formats

6b2 Sequences

6b3 Checks

6b4 Test procedures

6b5 Fault reporting

6c Test integrity of messages

6d Test sequence of delivery

6e Measure delays

6f Loop with UCLA

6g System response to invalid and abnormal conditions

6h Lose and restore facilities

6h1 Communication link

6h2 Imps

6h3 Hosts

6i Develop net trouble reporting scheme

7 Test messages between UCSB-SRI 11/15/69

7a Network configuration


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