Open Shortest Path First IGP (ospf) Charter
NOTE: This charter is accurate as of the 37th IETF Meeting in San Jose. It
may now be out-of-date. (Consider this a "snapshot" of the working
group from that meeting.) Up-to-date charters for all active working
groups can be found elsewhere in this Web server.
Routing Area Director(s):
- Joel Halpern <email@example.com>
Mailing List Information
- General Discussion:firstname.lastname@example.org
- To Subscribe: email@example.com
- Archive: ftp://gated.cornell.edu/pub/lists/ospf
Description of Working Group
The OSPF Working Group will develop and field-test an SPF-based
Internal Gateway Protocol. The specification will be published and
written in such a way so as to encourage multiple vendor
Goals and Milestones
- Design the routing protocol, and write its specification.
- Develop multiple implementations, and test against each other.
- Obtain performance data for the protocol.
- Make changes to the specification (if necessary) and publish the protocol as a Draft Standard RFC.
- Gather operational experience with the OSPF protocol and submit the document as an Informational RFC.
- Jun 96
- Document current usage, update OSPFv2 and submit to IESG for consideration as a Standard.
- Jun 96
- Complete OSPF for IPv6 specification and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard.
- Dec 96
- Submit Internet-Draft on ISPF extensions of IPv6 to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard.
- Dec 96
- Develop OSPF for IPv6 MIB and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard.
- Jun 97
- Update OSPF for IPv6 based on implementation experience, and submit to IESG for consideration as a Draft Standard.
- Jun 98
- Submit OSPF for IPv6 to IESG for consideration as a Standard.
Request for Comments