IETF Progress Report

The IESG and IETF have been quite active since the IETF met in Memphis last April: 38 Protocol Actions taken, 49 Last Calls issued, 696 Internet-Drafts announced, and 52 RFCs published.

Between the IETF meetings in Memphis and Munich, eight new working groups were created:

1. TCP Over Satellite (tcpsat)
2. IP Payload Compression Protocol (ippcp)
3. Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (manet)
4. Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (vrrp)
5. Transaction Internet Protocol (tip)
6. IP Over IEEE 1394 (ip1394)
7. PSTN and Internet Internetworking (pint)
8. Uniform Resource Locator Registration Procedures (urlreg)

And one working group concluded:

1. Humanities and Arts (harts)

Additionally, 46 RFCs have been published since the Memphis IETF meeting in April, 1997

RFC2093 Group Key Management Protocol (GKMP) Specification
RFC2094 Group Key Management Protocol (GKMP) Architecture
RFC2116 X.500 Implementations Catalog-96
RFC2117 Protocol Independent Multicast-Sparse Mode (PIM-SM): Protocol Specification
RFC2129 Toshiba's Flow Attribute Notification Protocol (FANP) Specification
RFC2130 The Report of the IAB Character Set Workshop held 29 February - 1 March, 1996
RFC2133 Basic Socket Interface Extensions for IPv6
RFC2135 Internet Society By-Laws
RFC2136 Dynamic Updates in the Domain Name System (DNS UPDATE)
RFC2137 Secure Domain Name System Dynamic Update
RFC2138 Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS)
RFC2139 RADIUS Accounting
RFC2140 TCP Control Block Interdependence
RFC2141 URN Syntax
RFC2143 Encapsulating IP with the Small Computer System Interface
RFC2144 The CAST-128 Encryption Algorithm
RFC2145 Use and interpretation of HTTP version numbers
RFC2146 U.S. Government Internet Domain Names
RFC2147 TCP and UDP over IPv6 Jumbograms
RFC2149 Multicast Server Architectures for MARS-based ATM multicasting.
RFC2151 A Primer On Internet and TCP/IP Tools and Utilities
RFC2152 A Mail-Safe Transformation Format of Unicode
RFC2153 PPP Vendor Extensions
RFC2154 OSPF with Digital Signatures
RFC2155 Definitions of Managed Objects for APPN using SMIv2
RFC2165 Service Location Protocol
RFC2166 APPN Implementer's Workshop Closed Pages Document DLSw v2.0 Enhancements
RFC2167 Referral Whois (RWhois) Protocol V1.5
RFC2168 Resolution of Uniform Resource Identifiers using the Domain Name System
RFC2169 A Trivial Convention for using HTTP in URN Resolution
RFC2170 Application REQuested IP over ATM (AREQUIPA)
RFC2171 MAPOS - Multiple Access Protocol over SONET/SDH V1
RFC2172 MAPOS Version 1 Assigned Numbers
RFC2173 A MAPOS version 1 Extension - Node Switch Protocol
RFC2174 A MAPOS version 1 Extension - Switch-Switch Protocol
RFC2175 MAPOS 16 - Multiple Access Protocol over SONET/SDH with 16 Bit Addressing
RFC2176 IPv4 over MAPOS Version 1
RFC2177 IMAP4 IDLE command
RFC2178 OSPF Version 2
RFC2179 Network Security For Trade Shows
RFC2180 IMAP4 Multi-Accessed Mailbox Practice
RFC2181 Clarifications to the DNS Specification
RFC2182 Selection and Operation of Secondary DNS Servers

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