Network Working Group                                B. Cosell
RFC #256                                             BBN
NIC #7697                                            3 November 1971
Categories:  B.1
Updates:  None
Obsoletes:  None

IMPSYS Change Notification

We will shortly install (or perhaps will have already installed) a new version of the IMP system, Version 2513. The new version incorporates two principal changes:

1. A Host will be prevented from sending any messages
into the Network for between 40 seconds and a
minute and a quarter after he comes alive (this
has been changed from between 30 seconds and a

2. The IMP has been given the ability to test its Host
interfaces under control of the NCC. This will help us isolate the trouble when the IMP Host communication path is faulty.


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