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IETF 110 Online
The final agenda for the next IETF meeting on 8-12 March is now available, with the next IETF Hackathon set to start on 1 March.
IETF 110 starts Monday 08 March and runs through Friday afternoon, 12 March. Sessions will run from 12:00-18:00 UTC each day.Online
IETF 111 starts Saturday 24 July and runs through Friday afternoon, 30 July.San Francisco
With the IETF 110 meeting beginning next week, this post provides an update on the steps that have been taken since IETF 109 to improve the technical services that support participation in IETF online meetings.2 Mar 2022
After review, research, and consultation with existing meeting hosts and sponsors, the IETF Administration LLC is implementing a restructured sponsorship program in support of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), and Internet Architecture Board (IAB).2 Mar 2021
Search the IETF email archive
Much of the daily work of the IETF is conducted on electronic mailing lists. A new mail archive tool realizing the requirements developed in RFC 6778 is now in use:
Search IETF Datatracker
The IETF Datatracker contains data about IETF documents, working groups, meetings, agendas, minutes, presentations, and more:
Understanding the Internet Engineering Task Force
Working Groups are the primary mechanism for development of IETF specifications and guidelines. Working Groups are typically created to address a specific problem or to produce one or more specific deliverables (a guideline, standards specification, etc.).
Request for Comments (RFCs)
The IETF publishes RFCs authored by network operators, engineers, and computer scientists to document methods, behaviors, research, or innovations applicable to the Internet.
This document specifies a protocol for clients to efficiently query, fetch, and modify JSON-based data objects, with support for push notification of changes and fast resynchronisation and for out-of…
Topics of interest
The IETF is working on standards for automated network management which, as the name implies, aims to improve and make more efficient management of networks as they continue to increase in size and complexity.
The Internet of Things is the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity to enable objects to exchange data with the manufacturer, operator and/or other connected devices.
The development of new transport technologies in the IETF provides capabilities that improve the ability of Internet applications to send data over the Internet.
Next IETF meeting
Stay tuned for the latest information on IETF 110Visit the IETF 110 meeting webpage