1.2 IETF Progress Report

The IESG and IETF have been quite active since the March IETF Meeting in Minneapolis: 78 Protocol Actions taken, 49 Last Calls issued, 741 Internet-Drafts announced, and 84 RFCs published.

Six new working groups were created since the IETF meeting in Minneapolis:

1. Performance Implications of Link Characteristics (pilc)

2. Reliable Multicast Transport (rmt)

3. Web Elucidation of Internet-Related Developments (weird)

4. XML Digital Signatures (xmldsig)

5. FYI Updates (fyiup)

6. Domain Name Server Operations (dnsop)

and four working groups concluded:

1. MIME Encapsulation of Aggregate HTML Documents (mhtml)

2. QoS Routing (qosr)

3. SNA NAU Services MIB (snanau)

4. Uninterruptible Power Supply (upsmib)

84 RFC's have been published since the 44th IETF meeting in Minneapolis:

RFC2500 S

Internet Official Protocol Standards

RFC2543 PS

SIP: Session Initiation Protocol

RFC2545 PS

Use of BGP-4 Multiprotocol Extensions for IPv6 Inter-Domain Routing

RFC2546 I

6Bone Routing Practice

RFC2547 I


RFC2548 I

Microsoft Vendor-specific RADIUS Attributes

RFC2549 I

IP over Avian Carriers with Quality of Servic

RFC2550 I

Y10K and Beyond

RFC2552 I

Architecture for the Information Brokerage in the ACTS Project GAIA

RFC2553 I

Basic Socket Interface Extensions for IPv6

RFC2554 PS

SMTP Service Extension for Authentication

RFC2555 I

30 Years of RFCs

RFC2556 I

OSI connectionless transport services on top of UDP Applicability Statement for Historic Status

RFC2557 PS

MIME Encapsulation of Aggregate Documents, such as HTML (MHTML)

RFC2558 PS

Definitions of Managed Objects for the SONET/SDH Interface Type

RFC2559 PS

Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Operational Protocols - LDAPv2

RFC2560 PS

X.509 Internet Public Key Infrastructure Online Certificate Status Protocol - OCSP

RFC2561 PS

Base Definitions of Managed Objects for TN3270E Using SMIv2

RFC2562 PS

Definitions of Protocol and Managed Objects for TN3270E Response Time Collection Using SMIv2 (TN3270E-RT-MIB)

RFC2564 PS

Application Management MIB

RFC2565 E

Internet Printing Protocol/1.0: Encoding and Transport

RFC2566 E

Internet Printing Protocol/1.0: Model and Semantics

RFC2567 E

Design Goals for an Internet Printing Protocol

RFC2568 E

Rationale for the Structure of the Model and Protocol for the Internet Printing Protocol

RFC2569 E

Mapping between LPD and IPP Protocols

RFC2570 I

Introduction to Version 3 of the Internet standard Network Management Framework

RFC2571 DS

An Architecture for Describing SNMP Management Frameworks

RFC2572 DS

Message Processing and Dispatching for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

RFC2573 DS

SNMPv3 Applications

RFC2574 DS

User-based Security Model (USM) for version 3 of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv3)

RFC2575 DS

View-based Access Control Model (VACM) for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

RFC2577 I

FTP Security Considerations

RFC2578 S

Structure of Management Information Version 2 (SMIv2)

RFC2579 S

Textual Conventions for SMIv2

RFC2580 S

Conformance Statements for SMIv2

RFC2581 PS

TCP Congestion Control

RFC2582 E

The NewReno Modification to TCP's Fast Recovery Algorithm

RFC2583 I

Guidelines for Next Hop Client (NHC) Developers

RFC2584 PS

Definitions of Managed Objects for APPN/HPR in IP Networks

RFC2585 PS

Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Operational Protocols: FTP and HTTP

RFC2586 I

The Audio/L16 MIME content type

RFC2587 PS

Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure LDAPv2 Schema

RFC2588 I

IP Multicast and Firewalls

RFC2589 PS

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (v3): Extensions for Dynamic Directory Services

RFC2590 PS

Transmission of IPv6 Packets over Frame Relay Networks Specification

RFC2591 PS

Definitions of Managed Objects for Scheduling Management Operations

RFC2592 PS

Definitions of Managed Objects for the Delegation of Management Scripts

RFC2593 I

Script MIB Extensibility Protocol Version 1.0

RFC2594 PS

Definitions of Managed Objects for WWW Services

RFC2595 PS

Using TLS with IMAP, POP3 and ACAP

RFC2596 PS

Use of Language Codes in LDAP

RFC2597 PS

Assured Forwarding PHB Group

RFC2598 PS

An Expedited Forwarding PHB

RFC2601 PS

ILMI-Based Server Discovery for ATMARP

RFC2602 PS

ILMI-Based Server Discovery for MARS

RFC2603 PS

ILMI-Based Server Discovery for NHRP

RFC2604 I

Wireless Device Configuration (OTASP/OTAPA) via ACAP

RFC2605 PS

Directory Server Monitoring MIB


(dnsind) Reserved Top Level DNS Names

RFC2607 I

Proxy Chaining and Policy Implementation in Roaming

RFC2608 PS

Service Location Protocol, Version 2

RFC2609 PS

Service Templates and service: Schemes

RFC2610 PS

DHCP Options for Service Location Protocol


(urn) URN Namespace Definition Mechanisms

RFC2612 I

The CAST-256 Encryption Algorithm

RFC2613 PS

Remote Network Monitoring MIB Extensions for Switch Networks Version 1.0

RFC2614 I

An API for Service Location

RFC2615 PS


RFC2616 DS

Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1

RFC2617 DS

HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication

RFC2618 PS

RADIUS Authentication Client MIB

RFC2619 PS

RADIUS Authentication Server MIB

RFC2620 I

RADIUS Accounting Client MIB

RFC2621 I

RADIUS Accounting Server MIB

RFC2622 PS

Routing Policy Specification Language RPSL)

RFC2623 PS

NFS Version 2 and Version 3 Security Issues and the NFS Protocol's Use of RPCSEC_GSS and Kerberos V5

RFC2624 I

NFS Version 4 Design Considerations

RFC2625 PS

IP and ARP over Fibre Channel

RFC2626 I

The Internet and the Millenium Problem (Year 2000)

RFC2627 I

Key Management for Multicast: Issues and Architectures

RFC2628 I


RFC2629 I

Writing I-Ds and RFCs using XML

RFC2635 I

DON'T SPEW A Set of Guidelines for Mass Unsolicited Mailings and Postings (spam*)

RFC2636 I

Wireless Device Configuration (OTASP/OTAPA) via ACAP