Registration is open for IETF 109 Online

Registration is now open for the IETF 109 Online meeting hosted by Cisco on 16-20 November 2020.

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Upcoming events

  • IETF 109 Online

    IETF 109 Online

    IETF 109 is an online meeting with sessions from 05:00 to 11:00 UTC each day. The IETF 109 Hackathon will take place 9-13 November.

  • 110-Prague

    IETF 110 Online

    IETF 110 starts Saturday 06 March and runs through Friday afternoon, 12 March.

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What's new?

  • Register now for the IETF 109 Online meeting

    Registration is now open for the IETF 109 Online meeting hosted by Cisco.

    28 Sep 2020
  • IETF Hackathon Goes Online!

    Think back to the start of what some refer to as “the COVID-19 era.” It was early 2020 and prep for IETF 107 was in full swing. The wiki for the IETF 107 Hackathon already boasted an exciting list of projects.

    24 Sep 2020
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Understanding the Internet Engineering Task Force

  • Working Groups
  • Request for Comments (RFCs)

Working groups

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.

  • Featured Working Group


    The QUIC working group will provide standards-track specifications for a UDP-based, stream-multiplexing, encrypted transport protocol, based on pre-standardization implementation and deployment exper…

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