1.2 IETF Progress Report

The IESG and IETF have been quite active since the August IETF Meeting in Chicago: 59 Protocol Actions, 49 Last Calls issued, 541 Internet-Draft submissions, and 79 RFCs published.

Between the IETF meetings in Chicago and Orlando, eight working groups were created:

1. Policy Framework (policy)

2. Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (msdp)

3. Message Tracking Protocol (msgtrk)

4. IS-IS for IP Internets (isis)

5. Intrusion Detection Exchange Format (idwg)

6. DAV Searching and Locating (dasl)

7. Signaling Transport (sigtran)

8. LDAP Duplication/Replication/Update Protocols (ldup)

and five working groups concluded:

1. Integrated Directory Services (ids)

2. Internet School Networking (isn)

3. RWhois Operational Development (rwhois)

4. Transaction Internet Protocol (tip)

5. LDAP Service Deployment (lsd)

Seventy-four RFCs have been published since the Chicago IETF meeting in August 1998:

RFC2355 DS TN3270 Enhancements

RFC2377 I Naming Plan for Internet Directory-Enabled Applications

RFC2378 I The CCSO Nameserver (Ph) Architecture

RFC2390 DS Inverse Address Resolution Protocol

RFC2393 PS IP Payload Compression Protocol (IPComp)

RFC2394 I IP Payload Compression Using DEFLATE

RFC2395 I IP Payload Compression Using LZS


RFC2401 PS Security Architecture for the Internet Protocol

RFC2402 PS IP Authentication Header

RFC2403 PS The Use of HMAC-MD5-96 within ESP and AH

RFC2404 PS The Use of HMAC-SHA-1-96 within ESP and AH

RFC2405 PS The ESP DES-CBC Cipher Algorithm With Explicit IV

RFC2406 PS IP Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP)

RFC2407 PS The Internet IP Security Domain of Interpretation for ISAKMP

RFC2408 PS Internet Security Association and Key Management Protocol (ISAKMP)

RFC2409 PS The Internet Key Exchange (IKE)

RFC2410 PS The NULL Encryption Algorithm and Its Use With IPsec

RFC2411 I IP Security Document Roadmap

RFC2412 I The OAKLEY Key Determination Protocol

RFC2413 I Dublin Core Metadata for Resource Discovery

RFC2414 E Increasing TCP's Initial Window

RFC2415 I Simulation Studies of Increased Initial TCP Window Size

RFC2416 I When TCP Starts Up With Four Packets Into Only Three Buffers

RFC2417 PS Definitions of Managed Objects for Multicast over UNI 3.0/3.1 based ATM Networks

RFC2418 B IETF Working Group Guidelines and Procedures

RFC2419 PS The PPP DES Encryption Protocol, Version 2 (DESE-bis)

RFC2420 PS The PPP Triple-DES Encryption Protocol (3DESE)

RFC2421 PS Voice Profile for Internet Mail - version 2

RFC2422 PS Toll Quality Voice - 32 kbit/s ADPCM MIME Sub-type Registration

RFC2423 PS VPIM Voice Message MIME Sub-type Registration

RFC2424 PS Content Duration MIME Header Definition

RFC2425 PS A MIME Content-Type for Directory Information

RFC2426 PS vCard MIME Directory Profile

RFC2427 S Multiprotocol Interconnect over Frame Relay

RFC2428 PS FTP Extensions for IPv6 and NATs

RFC2429 PS RTP Payload Format for the 1998 Version of ITU-T Rec. H.263 Video (H.263+)

RFC2430 I A Provider Architecture for Differentiated Services and Traffic Engineering PASTE)

RFC2431 PS RTP Payload Format for BT.656 Video Encoding

RFC2432 I Terminology for IP Multicast Benchmarking

RFC2433 I Microsoft PPP CHAP Extensions

RFC2434 B Guidelines for Writing an IANA Considerations Section in RFCs

RFC2435 PS RTP Payload Format for JPEG-compressed Video

RFC2436 I Collaboration between ISOC/IETF and ITU-T

RFC2437 I PKCS 1: RSA Cryptography Specifications Version 2.0

RFC2438 B Advancement of MIB specifications on the IETF Standards Track

RFC2439 PS BGP Route Flap Damping

RFC2440 PS OpenPGP Message Format

RFC2441 I Working with Jon Tribute delivered at UCLA, October 30, 1998

RFC2442 I The Batch SMTP Media Type

RFC2443 E A Distributed MARS Service Using SCSP

RFC2444 PS The One-Time-Password SASL Mechanism

RFC2445 PS Internet Calendaring and Scheduling Core Object Specification (iCalendar)

RFC2446 PS iCalendar Transport-Independent Interoperability Protocol (iTIP) Scheduling Events, BusyTime, To-dos and Journal Entries

RFC2447 PS iCalendar Message-based Interoperability Protocol (iMIP)

RFC2448 I AT&T's Error Resilient Video Transmission Technique

RFC2449 PS POP3 Extension Mechanism

RFC2450 I Proposed TLA and NLA Assignment Rules

RFC2451 PS The ESP CBC-Mode Cipher Algorithms

RFC2452 PS IP Version 6 Management Information Base for the Transmission Control Protocol

RFC2453 S RIP Version 2 Carrying Additional Information

RFC2454 PS IP Version 6 Management Information Base for the User Datagram Protocol

RFC2455 PS Definitions of Managed Objects for APPN

RFC2456 PS Definitions of Managed Objects for APPN TRAPS

RFC2457 PS Definitions of Managed Objects for Extended Border Node

RFC2458 I Toward the PSTN/Internet Inter-Networking --Pre-PINT Implementations

RFC2460 DS Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6) Specification

RFC2461 DS Neighbor Discovery for IP Version 6 (IPv6)

RFC2462 DS IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration

RFC2463 DS Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMPv6) for the Internet Protocol Version 6 IPv6) Specification

RFC2464 PS Transmission of IPv6 Packets over Ethernet Networks

RFC2465 PS Management Information Base for IP Version 6: Textual Conventions and General Group

RFC2466 PS Management Information Base for IP Version 6: ICMPv6 Group

RFC2467 PS Transmission of IPv6 Packets over FDDI Networks


RFC2469 I A Caution On The Canonical Ordering Of Link-Layer Addresses

RFC2470 PS Transmission of IPv6 Packets over Token Ring Networks

RFC2471 E IPv6 Testing Address Allocation

RFC2472 PS IP Version 6 over PPP