Dismiss
The Prior Art Database and Publishing service will be updated on Sunday, February 25th, from 1-3pm ET. You may experience brief service interruptions during that time.
Browse Prior Art Database

End System to Intermediate System Routing Exchange Protocol for use in conjunction with ISO 8473 (RFC0995)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004992D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Jul-13
Document File: 82 page(s) / 92K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

International Organization for Standardization: AUTHOR

Abstract

This Protocol is one of a set of International Standards produced to facilitate the interconnection of open systems. The set of standards covers the services and protocols required to achieve such intercon- nection.

This text was extracted from a ASCII document.
This is the abbreviated version, containing approximately 4% of the total text.

Network Working Group ANSI X3S3.3 86-118 Request for Comments: 995 ISO TC97/SC6/N 4053

April 1986

I S O INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR STANDARDIZATION

ORGANISATION INTERNATIONALE DE NORMALISATION

ISO/TC 97/SC 6 TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION EXCHANGE BETWEEN SYSTEMS Secretariat: USA (ANSI)

Title: End System to Intermediate System Routing Exchange Protocol

for use in conjunction with ISO 8473

Source: SC6/WG2

Project 97.6.41

|This document is a progression of SC6/N3862, edited to incorporate member |body comments and discussion at the Florence meeting of SC6/WG2. Pursuant |to Recommendation 5 of that meeting, comments from member bodies on this |revision text are requested for discussion at the Tokyo meeting of SC6 |and WGs.

ISO N4053 [Page 1]

RFC 995 December 1986

Contents

1 Introduction 5

2 Scope and Field of Application 6

3 References 7

SECTION ONE. GENERAL 9

4 Definitions 9 4.1 Reference Model Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.2 Network Layer Architecture Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.3 Network Layer Addressing Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.4 Local Area Network Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 4.5 Additional Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

5 Symbols and Abbreviations 10 5.1 Data Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 5.2 Protocol Data Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 5.3 Protocol Data Unit Fields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 5.4 Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 5.5 Miscellaneous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

6 Overview of the Protocol 11 6.1 Information Provided by the Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 6.2 Subsets of the Protocol. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 6.3 Addressing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 6.4 Underlying Service Assumed by the Protocol . . . . . . . . . 12 6.4.1 Subnetwork Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

6.4.2 Subnetwork User Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 6.5 Service Assumed from Local Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 6.6 Subnetwork Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 6.6.1 Point-to-Point Subnetworks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 6.6.2 Broadcast Subnetworks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 6.6.3 General Topology Subnetworks . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

SECTION TWO. SPECIFICATION OF THE PROTOCOL 18

7 Protocol Functions 18 7.1 Protocol Timers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 7.1.1 Configuration Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

7.1.2 Holding Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 7.2 Report Configuration Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 7.2.1 Report Configuration by End Systems . . . . . . . . . 19

7.2.2 Report Configuration by Intermediate Sy...