Network Working Group                                         M. Kennedy
Request for Comments: 1599                                           ISI
Category: Informational                                     January 1997
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Request for Comments Summary

RFC Numbers 1500 - 1599

Status of This Memo

This RFC is a slightly annotated list of the 100 RFCs from RFC 1500 through RFCs 1599. This is a status report on these RFCs. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Note

Many RFCs, but not all, are Proposed Standards, Draft Standards, or Standards. Since the status of these RFCs may change during the standards processing, we note here only that they are on the standards track. Please see the latest edition of "Internet Official Protocol Standards" for the current state and status of these RFCs. In the following, RFCs on the standards track are marked [STANDARDS- TRACK].

RFC Author Date Title
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1599 Kennedy Jan 96 Requests For Comments Summary

This memo.

1598 Simpson Mar 94 PPP in X.25

The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) provides a standard method for
transporting multi-protocol datagrams over point-to-point links. This
document describes the use of X.25 for framing PPP encapsulated packets.
[STANDARDS-TRACK]


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1597 Rekhter Mar 94 Address Allocation for Private Internets

This RFC describes methods to preserve IP address space by not
allocating globally unique IP addresses to hosts private to an
enterprise while still permitting full network layer connectivity
between all hosts inside an enterprise as well as between all public
hosts of different enterprises. This memo provides information for the
Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of
any kind.

1296 Brown Mar 94 Definitions of Managed Objects
for Frame Relay Service

This memo defines an extension to the Management Information Base (MIB)
for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In
particular, it defines objects for managing the Frame Relay Service.
[STANDARDS-TRACK]

1295 Brown Mar 94 Definitions of Managed Objects
for the SONET/SDH Interface Type

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for
use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In
particular, it defines objects for managing Synchronous Optical
Network/Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SONET/SDH) objects. This
document is a companion document with Definitions of Managed Objects for
the DS1/E1 and DS3/E3 Interface Types, RFC1406 and RFC1407. This memo
provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not
specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1594 Marine Mar 94 FYI on Questions and Answers
Answers to Commonly asked "New Internet User" Questions

This FYI RFC is one of two FYI's called, "Questions and Answers" (Q/A).
The goal is to document the most commonly asked questions and answers in
the Internet. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. [FYI 4]


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1593 McKenzie Mar 94 SNA APPN Node MIB

This RFC describes IBM's SNMP support for SNA Advanced Peer-to-Peer
Networking (APPN) nodes. This memo provides information for the
Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of
any kind.

1592 Wijnen Mar 94 Simple Network Management Protocol

This RFC describes version 2.0 of a protocol that International Business
Machines Corporation (IBM) has been implementing in most of its SNMP
agents to allow dynamic extension of supported MIBs. This memo defines
an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. This memo does not
specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1591 Postel Mar 94 Domain Name System Structure and
Delegation

This memo provides some information on the structure of the names in the
Domain Name System (DNS), specifically the top-level domain names; and
on the administration of domains. This memo provides information for the
Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of
any kind.

1590 Postel Mar 94 Media Type Registration Procedure

Several questions have been raised about the requirements and
administrative procedure for registering MIME content-type and subtypes,
and the use of these Media Types for other applications. This document
addresses these issues and specifies a procedure for the registration of
new Media Types (content-type/subtypes). It also generalizes the scope
of use of these Media Types to make it appropriate to use the same
registrations and specifications with other applications. This memo
provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not
specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1589 Mills Mar 94 A Kernel Model for Precision Timekeeping

This memorandum describes an engineering model which implements a
precision time-of-day function for a generic operating system. The model
is based on the principles of disciplined oscillators and phase-lock
loops (PLL) often found in the engineering literature. This memo
provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not
specify an Internet standard of any kind.


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1588 Postel Feb 94 White Pages Meeting Report

This report describes the results of a meeting held at the November IETF
(Internet Engineering Task Force) in Houston, TX, on November 2, 1993,
to discuss the future of and approaches to a white pages directory
services for the Internet. This memo provides information for the
Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of
any kind.

1587 Coltun Mar 94 The OSPF NSSA Option

This document describes a new optional type of OSPF area, somewhat
humorously referred to as a "not-so-stubby" area (or NSSA). NSSAs are
similar to the existing OSPF stub area configuration option but have the
additional capability of importing AS external routes in a limited
fashion. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1586 deSouza Mar 94 Guidelines for Running OSPF
Over Frame Relay Networks

This memo specifies guidelines for implementors and users of the Open
Shortest Path First (OSPF) routing protocol to bring about improvements
in how the protocol runs over frame relay networks. This memo provides
information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an
Internet standard of any kind.

1585 Moy Mar 94 MOSPF: Analysis and Experience

This memo documents how the MOSPF protocol satisfies the requirements
imposed on Internet routing protocols by "Internet Engineering Task
Force internet routing protocol standardization criteria" ([RFC 1264]).
This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo
does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1584 Moy Mar 94 Multicast Extensions to OSPF

This memo documents enhancements to the OSPF protocol enabling the
routing of IP multicast datagrams. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1583 Moy Mar 94 OSPF Version 2

This memo documents version 2 of the OSPF protocol. OSPF is a link-
state routing protocol. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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1582 Meyer Feb 94 Extensions to RIP to Support
Demand Circuits

This memo defines a generalized modification which can be applied to
Bellman-Ford (or distance vector) algorithm information broadcasting
protocols. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1581 Meyer Feb 94 Protocol Analysis for Extensions to RIP
to Support Demand Circuits

As required by Routing Protocol Criteria, this report documents the key
features of Routing over Demand Circuits on Wide Area Networks - RIP and
the current implementation experience. This memo provides information
for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet
standard of any kind.

1580 EARN Mar 94 Guide to Network Resource Tools

The purpose of this guide is to supply the basic information that anyone
on the network needs to try out and begin using tools. This memo
provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not
specify an Internet standard of any kind. [FYI 23]

1579 Bellovin Feb 94 Firewall-Friendly FTP

This memo describes a suggested change to the behavior of FTP client
programs. This document provides information for the Internet community.
This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo
does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1578 Sellers Feb 94 FYI on Questions and Answers
Answers to Commonly Asked "Primary and Secondary School Internet User" Questions

The goal of this FYI RFC is to document the questions most commonly
asked about the Internet by those in the primary and secondary school
community, and to provide pointers to sources which answer those
questions. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. [FYI 22]


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1577 Laubach Jan 94 Classical IP and ARP over ATM

This memo defines an initial application of classical IP and ARP in an
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) network environment configured as a
Logical IP Subnetwork (LIS). [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1576 Penner Jan 94 TN3270 Current Practices

This document describes the existing implementation of transferring 3270
display terminal data using currently available telnet capabilities.
The name traditionally associated with this implementation is TN3270.
This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo
provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not
specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1575 Hares Feb 94 An Echo Function for CLNP (ISO 8473)

This memo defines an echo function for the connection-less network layer
protocol. The mechanism that is mandated here is in the final process
of being standardized by ISO as "Amendment X: Addition of an Echo
function to ISO 8473" an integral part of Version 2 of ISO 8473.
[STANDARDS-TRACK]

1574 Hares Feb 94 Essential Tools for the OSI Internet

This document specifies the following three necessary tools to debug
problems in the deployment and maintenance of networks using ISO 8473
(CLNP): ping or OSI Echo function, traceroute function which uses the
OSI Echo function, and routing table dump function. This memo
provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not
specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1573 McCloghrie Jan 94 Evolution of the Interfaces
Group of MIB-II

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for
use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In
particular, it describes managed objects used for managing Network
Interfaces. [STANARDS-TRACK]


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1572 Alexander Jan 94 Telnet Environment Option

This document specifies a mechanism for passing environment information
between a telnet client and server. Use of this mechanism enables a
telnet user to propagate configuration information to a remote host when
connecting. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1571 Borman Jan 94 Telnet Environment Option
Interoperability Issues

This document describes a method for allowing implementors to ensure
that their implementation of the Environment option will be
interoperable with as many other implementations as possible, by
providing a set of heuristics that can be used to help identify which
definitions for VAR and VALUE are being used by the other side of the
connection. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1570 Simpson Jan 94 PPP LCP Extensions

The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) provides a standard method for
transporting multi-protocol datagrams over point-to-point links. PPP
defines an extensible Link Control Protocol (LCP) for establishing,
configuring, and testing the data-link connection. This document
defines several additional LCP features which have been suggested over
the past few years. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1569 Rose Jan 94 Principles of Operation for the TPC.INT
Subdomain: Radio Paging
                              -- Technical Procedures

This memo describes a technique for radio paging using the Internet mail
infrastructure. In particular, this memo focuses on the case in which
radio pagers are identified via the international telephone network.
This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo
does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1568 Gwinn Jan 94 Simple Network Paging Protocol
                             - Version 1(b)

This RFC suggests a simple way for delivering both alphanumeric and
numeric pages (one-way) to radio paging terminals. This memo provides
information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an
Internet standard of any kind.


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1567 Mansfield Jan 94 X.500 Directory Monitoring MIB

This document defines a portion of the Management Information Base
(MIB). It defines the MIB for monitoring Directory System Agents (DSA),
a component of the OSI Directory. This MIB will be used in conjunction
with the APPLICATION-MIB for monitoring DSAs. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1566 Kille Jan 94 Mail Monitoring MIB

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for
use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In
particular, this memo extends the basic Network Services Monitoring MIB
to allow monitoring of Message Transfer Agents (MTAs). It may also be
used to monitor MTA components within gateways. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1565 Kille Jan 94 Network Services Monitoring MIB

This document defines a MIB which contains the elements common to the
monitoring of any network service application. This information
includes a table of all monitorable network service applications, a
count of the associations (connections) to each application, and basic
information about the parameters and status of each application-related
association. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1564 Barker Jan 94 DSA Metrics (OSI-DS 34 (v3))

This document defines a set of criteria by which a DSA implementation
may be judged. Particular issues covered include conformance to
standards; performance; demonstrated interoperability. This memo
provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not
specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1563 Borenstein Jan 94 The text/enriched MIME Content-type

MIME [RFC-1341, RFC-1521] defines a format and general framework for the
representation of a wide variety of data types in Internet mail. This
document defines one particular type of MIME data, the text/enriched
type, a refinement of the "text/richtext" type defined in RFC 1341. The
text/enriched MIME type is intended to facilitate the wider
interoperation of simple enriched text across a wide variety of hardware
and software platforms. This memo provides information for the Internet
community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.


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1562 Michaelson Dec 93 Naming Guidelines for the AARNet X.500
Directory Service

This document is an AARNet (Australian Academic and Research Network)
Engineering Note (AEN-001). AARNet Engineering Notes are engineering
documents of the AARNet Engineering Working Group, and record current or
proposed operational practices related to the provision of
Internetworking services within Australia, and AARNet in particular.
This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo
does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1561 Piscitello Dec 93 Use of ISO CLNP in TUBA Environments

This memo specifies a profile of the ISO/IEC 8473 Connectionless-mode
Network Layer Protocol for use in conjunction with RFC 1347, TCP/UDP
over Bigger Addresses. It describes the use of CLNP to provide the
lower-level service expected by Transmission Control Protocol and User
Datagram Protocol. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the
Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of
any kind.

1560 Leiner Dec 93 The MultiProtocol Internet

There has recently been considerable discussion on two topics:
MultiProtocol approaches in the Internet and the selection of a next
generation Internet Protocol. This document suggests a strawman position
for goals and approaches for the IETF/IESG/IAB in these areas. It takes
the view that these two topics are related, and proposes directions for
the IETF/IESG/IAB to pursue. This memo provides information for the
Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of
any kind.

1559 Saperia Dec 93 DECnet Phase IV MIB Extensions

This memo defines a set of DECnet Phase IV extensions that have been
created for the Internet MIB. It reflects changes which are the result
of operational experience based on RFC 1289. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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1558 Howes Dec 93 A String Representation of LDAP
Search Filters

The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) defines a network
representation of a search filter transmitted to an LDAP server. Some
applications may find it useful to have a common way of representing
these search filters in a human-readable form. This document defines a
human-readable string format for representing LDAP search filters. This
memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does
not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1557 Choi Dec 93 Korean Character Encoding for Internet
Messages

This document describes the encoding method being used to represent
Korean characters in both header and body part of the Internet mail
messages [RFC822]. This encoding method was specified in 1991, and has
since then been used. It has now widely being used in Korean IP
networks. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1556 Nussbacher Dec 93 Handling of Bi-directional Texts in MIME

This document describes the format and syntax of the "direction" keyword
to be used with bi-directional texts in MIME. This memo provides
information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an
Internet standard of any kind.

1555 Nussbacher Dec 93 Hebrew Character Encoding for Internet
Messages

This document describes the encoding used in electronic mail [RFC822]
for transferring Hebrew. The standard devised makes use of MIME
[RFC1521] and ISO-8859-8. This memo provides information for the
Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of
any kind.


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1554 Ohta Dec 93 ISO-2022-JP-2: Multilingual Extension
of ISO-2022-JP

This memo describes a text encoding scheme: "ISO-2022-JP-2", which is
used experimentally for electronic mail [RFC822] and network news
[RFC1036] messages in several Japanese networks. The encoding is a
multilingual extension of "ISO-2022-JP", the existing encoding for
Japanese [2022JP]. The encoding is supported by an Emacs based
multilingual text editor: MULE [MULE]. This memo provides information
for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet
standard of any kind.

1553 Mathur Dec 93 Compressing IPX Headers Over WAN Media (CIPX)

This document describes a method for compressing the headers of IPX
datagrams (CIPX). [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1552 Simpson Dec 93 The PPP Internetwork Packet Exchange Control
Protocol (IPXCP)

This document defines the Network Control Protocol for establishing and
configuring the IPX protocol over PPP. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1551 Allen Dec 93 Novell IPX Over Various WAN Media (IPXWAN)

This document describes how Novell IPX operates over various WAN media.
Specifically, it describes the common "IPX WAN" protocol Novell uses to
exchange necessary router to router information prior to exchanging
standard IPX routing information and traffic over WAN datalinks. This
memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does
not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1550 Bradner Dec 93 IP: Next Generation (IPng) White Paper
Solicitation

This memo solicits white papers on topics related to the IPng
requirements and selection criteria. This memo provides information for
the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard
of any kind.


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1549 Simpson Dec 93 PPP in HDLC Framing

This document describes the use of HDLC for framing PPP encapsulated
packets. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1548 Simpson Dec 93 The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)

This document defines the PPP organization and methodology, and the PPP
encapsulation, together with an extensible option negotiation mechanism
which is able to negotiate a rich assortment of configuration parameters
and provides additional management functions. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1547 Perkins Dec 93 Requirements for an Internet Standard
Point-to-Point Protocol

This document discusses the evaluation criteria for an Internet Standard
Data Link Layer protocol to be used with point-to-point links. This memo
provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not
specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1546 Partridge Nov 93 Host Anycasting Service

This RFC describes an internet anycasting service for IP. The primary
purpose of this memo is to establish the semantics of an anycasting
service within an IP internet. This memo provides information for the
Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of
any kind.

1545 Piscitello Nov 93 FTP Operation Over Big Address Records
(FOOBAR)

This RFC specifies a method for assigning long addresses in the HOST-
PORT specification for the data port to be used in establishing a data
connection for File Transfer Protocol, FTP (STD 9, RFC 959). This is a
general solution, applicable for all "next generation" IP alternatives,
and can also be extended to allow FTP operation over transport
interfaces other than TCP. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol
for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet
standard of any kind.


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1544 Rose Nov 93 The Content-MD5 Header Field

This memo defines the use of an optional header field, Content-MD5,
which may be used as a message integrity check (MIC), to verify that the
decoded data are the same data that were initially sent. [STANDARDS-
TRACK]

1543 Postel Oct 93 Instructions to RFC Authors

This Request for Comments (RFC) provides information about the
preparation of RFCs, and certain policies relating to the publication of
RFCs. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This
memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

1542 Wimer Oct 93 Clarifications and Extensions for the
Bootstrap Protocol

Some aspects of the BOOTP protocol were rather loosely defined in its
original specification. In particular, only a general description was
provided for the behavior of "BOOTP relay agents" (originally called
BOOTP forwarding agents"). The client behavior description also
suffered in certain ways. This memo attempts to clarify and strengthen
the specification in these areas. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1541 Droms Oct 93 Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) provides a framework for
passing configuration information to hosts on a TCP/IP network. DHCP is
based on the Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP) adding the capability of
automatic allocation of reusable network addresses and additional
configuration options. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1540 IAB Oct 93 Internet Official Protocol Standards

This memo describes the state of standardization of protocols used in
the Internet as determined by the Internet Activities Board (IAB).
[STANDARDS-TRACK]


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1539 Malkin Oct 93 A Guide for New Attendees of the Internet
Engineering Task Force

The purpose of this For Your Information (FYI) RFC is to explain to the
newcomers how the IETF works. This memo provides information for the
Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard. [FYI 17]

1538 Behl Oct 93 Advanced SNA/IP : A Simple SNA Transport
Protocol

This RFC provides information for the Internet community about a method
for establishing and maintaining SNA sessions over an IP internet. This
memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not
specify an Internet standard.

1537 Beertema Oct 93 Common DNS Data File Configuration Errors

This memo describes errors often found in DNS data files. It points out
common mistakes system administrators tend to make and why they often go
unnoticed for long periods of time. This memo provides information for
the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.

1536 Kumar Oct 93 Common DNS Implementation Errors and
Suggested Fixes

This memo describes common errors seen in DNS implementations and
suggests some fixes. This memo provides information for the Internet
community. It does not specify an Internet standard.

1535 Gavron Oct 93 A Security Problem and Proposed Correction
With Widely Deployed DNS Software

This document discusses a flaw in some of the currently distributed name
resolver clients. The flaw exposes a security weakness related to the
search heuristic invoked by these same resolvers when users provide a
partial domain name, and which is easy to exploit. This document points
out the flaw, a case in point, and a solution. This memo provides
information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet
standard.


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1534 Droms Oct 93 Interoperation Between DHCP and BOOTP

DHCP provides a superset of the functions provided by BOOTP. This
document describes the interactions between DHCP and BOOTP network
participants. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1533 Alexander Oct 93 DHCP Options and BOOTP Vendor Extensions

This document specifies the current set of DHCP options. [STANDARDS-
TRACK]

1532 Wimer Oct 93 Clarifications and Extensions for the
Bootstrap Protocol

Some aspects of the BOOTP protocol were rather loosely defined in its
original specification. In particular, only a general description was
provided for the behavior of "BOOTP relay agents" (originally called
BOOTP forwarding agents"). The client behavior description also
suffered in certain ways. This memo attempts to clarify and strengthen
the specification in these areas. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1531 Droms Oct 93 Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) provides a framework for
passing configuration information to hosts on a TCP/IP network.
[STANDARDS-TRACK]

1530 Malamud Oct 93 Principles of Operation for the TPC.INT
Subdomain: General Principles and Policy

This document defines the initial principles of operation for the
tpc.int subdomain, a collection of service listings accessible over the
Internet infrastructure through an administered namespace contained
within the Domain Name System. This memo provides information for the
Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.


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1529 Malamud Oct 93 Principles of Operation for the TPC.INT
Subdomain: Remote Printing --
Administrative Policies

This document defines the administrative policies for the operation of
remote printer facilities within the context of the tpc.int subdomain.
The document describes different approaches to resource recovery for
remote printer server sites and includes discussions of issues
pertaining to auditing, security, and denial of access. This memo
provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an
Internet standard.

1528 Malamud Oct 93 Principles of Operation for the TPC.INT
Subdomain: Remote Printing -- Technical Procedures

This memo describes a technique for "remote printing" using the Internet
mail infrastructure. In particular, this memo focuses on the case in
which remote printers are connected to the international telephone
network. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet
community. It does not specify an Internet standard.

1527 Cook Sep 93 What Should We Plan Given the
Dilemma of the Network?

The Internet community needs to be asking what the most important policy
issues facing the network are. And given agreement on any particular
set of policy issues, the next thing we should be asking is, what would
be some of the political choices that would follow for Congress to make?
This memo is a shortened version of the suggested policy draft. This
memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not
specify an Internet standard.

1526 Piscitello Sep 93 Assignment of System Identifiers for
TUBA/CLNP Hosts

This document describes conventions whereby the system identifier
portion of an RFC 1237 style NSAP address may be guaranteed uniqueness
within a routing domain for the purpose of autoconfiguration in
TUBA/CLNP internets. This memo provides information for the Internet
community. It does not specify an Internet standard.


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1525 Decker Sep 93 Definitions of Managed Objects for
Source Routing Bridges

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for
use with network management protocols in TCP/IP based internets. In
particular, it defines objects for managing source routing and source
routing transparent bridges. These bridges are also required to
implement relevant groups in the Bridge MIB. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1524 Borenstein Sep 93 A User Agent Configuration Mechanism
For Multimedia Mail Format Information

This memo suggests a file format to be used to inform multiple mail
reading user agent programs about the locally-installed facilities for
handling mail in various formats. This memo provides information for the
Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.

1523 Borenstein Sep 93 The text/enriched MIME Content-type

MIME [RFC-1341, RFC-1521] defines a format and general framework for the
representation of a wide variety of data types in Internet mail. This
document defines one particular type of MIME data, the text/enriched
type, a refinement of the "text/richtext" type defined in RFC 1341. This
memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not
specify an Internet standard.

1522 Moore Sep 93 MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail
Extensions) Part Two:
Message Header Extensions for Non-ASCII Text

This memo describes an extension to the message format defined in RFC
1521, to allow the representation of character sets other than ASCII in
RFC 822 (STD 11) message headers. The extensions described were
designed to be highly compatible with existing Internet mail handling
software, and to be easily implemented in mail readers that support RFC
1521.


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1521 Borenstein Sep 93 MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail
Extensions) Part One:
Mechanisms for Specifying and Describing the Format of Internet Message Bodies

This document redefines the format of message bodies to allow multi-part
textual and non-textual message bodies to be represented and exchanged
without loss of information. This is based on earlier work documented
in RFC 934 and STD 11, RFC 1049, but extends and revises that work.
[STANDARDS-TRACK]

1520 Rekhter Sep 93 Exchanging Routing Information Across
Provider Boundaries in the CIDR Environment

The purpose of this document is twofold. First, it describes various
alternatives for exchanging inter-domain routing information across
domain boundaries, where one of the peering domain is CIDR-capable and
another is not. Second, it addresses the implications of running CIDR-
capable inter-domain routing protocols (e.g., BGP-4, IDRP) on intra-
domain routing. This memo provides information for the Internet
community. It does not specify an Internet standard.

1519 Fuller Sep 93 Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR):
an Address Assignment and Aggregation Strategy

This memo discusses strategies for address assignment of the existing IP
address space with a view to conserve the address space and stem the
explosive growth of routing tables in default-route-free routers.
[STANDARDS-TRACK]

1518 Rekhter Sep 93 An Architecture for IP Address
Allocation with CIDR

This paper provides an architecture and a plan for allocating IP
addresses in the Internet. This architecture and the plan are intended
to play an important role in steering the Internet towards the Address
Assignment and Aggregating Strategy. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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1517 IESG Sep 93 Applicability Statement for the
Implementation of Classless
Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)

Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) defines a mechanism to slow the
growth of routing tables and reduce the need to allocate new IP network
numbers. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1516 McMaster Sep 93 Definitions of Managed Objects
for IEEE 802.3 Repeater Devices

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for
use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In
particular, it defines objects for managing IEEE 802.3 10 Mb/second
baseband repeaters, sometimes referred to as "hubs." [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1515 McMaster Sep 93 Definitions of Managed Objects
for IEEE 802.3 Medium Attachment Units (MAUs)

This document defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB)
for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In
particular, it defines objects for managing IEEE 802.3 Medium Attachment
Units (MAUs). [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1514 Grillo Sep 93 Host Resources MIB

This memo defines a MIB for use with managing host systems. [STANDARDS-
TRACK]

1513 Waldbusser Sep 93 Token Ring Extensions to the Remote
Network Monitoring MIB

This memo defines extensions to the Remote Network Monitoring MIB for
managing 802.5 Token Ring networks. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1512 Case Sep 93 FDDI Management Information Base

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for
use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In
particular, it defines objects for managing devices which implement the
FDDI based on the ANSI FDDI SMT 7.3 draft standard, which has been
forwarded for publication by the X3T9.5 committee.


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1511 Linn Sep 93 Common Authentication Technology Overview

This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not
specify an Internet standard.

1510 Kohl Sep 93 The Kerberos Network Authentication Service
(V5)

This document gives an overview and specification of Version 5 of the
protocol for the Kerberos network authentication system. [STANDARDS-
TRACK]

1509 Wray Sep 93 Generic Security Service API : C-bindings

This document specifies C language bindings for the Generic Security
Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API), which is described at a
language-independent conceptual level in other documents. [STANDARDS-
TRACK]

1508 Linn Sep 93 Generic Security Service Application Program
Interface

This Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API)
definition provides security services to callers in a generic fashion,
supportable with a range of underlying mechanisms and technologies and
hence allowing source-level portability of applications to different
environments. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

1507 Kaufman Sep 93 DASS
Distributed Authentication Security Service

The goal of DASS is to provide authentication services in a distributed
environment which are both more secure and easier to use than existing
mechanisms. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet
community. It does not specify an Internet standard.


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1506 Houttuin Sep 93 A Tutorial on Gatewaying between X.400 and
Internet Mail

This tutorial was produced especially to help new gateway managers find
their way into the complicated subject of mail gatewaying according to
RFC 1327. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It
does not specify an Internet standard.

1505 Costanzo Aug 93 Encoding Header Field for Internet Messages

This document expands upon the elective experimental Encoding header
field which permits the mailing of multi-part, multi-structured
messages. It replaces RFC 1154. This memo defines an Experimental
Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet
standard.

1504 Oppenheimer Aug 93 Appletalk Update-Based Routing Protocol:
Enhanced Appletalk Routing

This document provides detailed information about the AppleTalk Update-
based Routing Protocol (AURP) and wide area routing. AURP provides wide
area routing enhancements to the AppleTalk routing protocols and is
fully compatible with AppleTalk Phase 2. This memo provides information
for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.

1503 McCloghrie Aug 93 Algorithms for Automating Administration
in SNMPv2 Managers

When a user invokes an SNMPv2 management application, it may be
desirable for the user to specify the minimum amount of information
necessary to establish and maintain SNMPv2 communications. This memo
suggests an approach to achieve this goal. This memo provides
information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet
standard.

1502 Alvestrand Aug 93 X.400 Use of Extended Character Sets

This RFC defines a suggested method of using "GeneralText" in order to
harmonize as much as possible the usage of this body part. [STANDARDS-
TRACK]


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1501 Brunsen Aug 93 OS/2 User Group

Memo soliciting reactions to the proposal of a OS/2 User Group. This
memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does
not specify an IAB standard of any kind.

1500 IAB Aug 93 Internet Official Protocol Standards

This memo describes the state of standardization of protocols used in
the Internet as determined by the Internet Activities Board (IAB).
[STANDARDS-TRACK]

Security Considerations

Security issues are not discussed in this memo.

Author's Address

Mary Kennedy
University of Southern California
Information Sciences Institute
4676 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Phone: (310) 822-1511

EMail: MKENNEDY@ISI.EDU