RFC


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RFC’s

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Ethernet

  • RFC 826 – Ethernet ARP
  • RFC 903 – Reverse ARP
  • RFC 894 – Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams over      Ethernet Networks
  • RFC 2516 – A Method for Transmitting PPP Over Ethernet (PPPoE)

Frame Relay

  • RFC 1586 – Guidelines for Running OSPF Over Frame Relay Networks
  • RFC 1973 – PPP in Frame Relay
  • RFC 2427 – Multiprotocol Interconnect over Frame Relay
  • RFC 2390 – Inverse Address Resolution Protocol
  • RFC 3133 – Terminology for Frame Relay Benchmarking

ISDN/PPP

  • RFC 1332 – The PPP Internet Protocol Control Protocol (IPCP)
  • RFC 1377 – The PPP OSI Network Layer Control Protocol (OSINLCP)
  • RFC 1570 – PPP LCP Extensions
  • RFC 1661 – The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
  • RFC 1662 – PPP in HDLC-like Framing
  • RFC 1663 – PPP Reliable Transmission
  • RFC 1973 – PPP in Frame Relay
  • RFC 1989 – PPP Link Quality Monitoring
  • RFC 1990 – The PPP Multilink Protocol (MP)
  • RFC 1994 – PPP Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)
  • RFC 2125 – The PPP Bandwidth Allocation Protocol (BAP) / The PPP      Bandwidth Allocation Control Protocol (BACP)
  • RFC 2433 – Microsoft PPP CHAP Extensions
  • RFC 2472 – IP Version 6 over PPP
  • RFC 2759 – Microsoft PPP CHAP Extensions, Version 2
  • RFC 3544 – IP Header Compression over PPP
  • RFC 3748 – Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)

IP-Routing

  • RFC 768 – UDP
  • RFC 792 – ICMP
  • RFC 793 – TCP
  • RFC 950 – Internet Standard Subnetting Procedure
  • RFC 1180 – A TCP/IP Tutorial
  • RFC 1518 – An Architecture for IP Address Allocation with CIDR
  • RFC 1878 – Variable Length Subnet Table For IPv4
  • RFC 2923 – TCP Problems with Path MTU Discovery
  • RFC 3168 – Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) to IP

RIP

  • RFC 1058 – Routing Information Protocol
  • RFC 1582 – Extensions to RIP to Support Demand Circuits
  • RFC 1721 – RIP Version 2 Protocol Analysis
  • RFC 1722 – RIP Version 2 Protocol Applicability Statement
  • RFC 1723 – RIP Version 2 Carrying Additional Information
  • RFC 1724 – RIP Version 2 MIB Extension
  • RFC 1923 – RIPv1 Applicability Statement for Historic Status
  • RFC 2082 – RIP-2 MD5 Authentication
  • RFC 2091 – Triggered Extensions to RIP to Support Demand Circuits
  • RFC 2453 – RIP Version 2

OSPF

  • RFC 1245 – OSPF Protocol Analysis
  • RFC 1246 – Experience with the OSPF Protcol
  • RFC 1247 – OSPF version 2
  • RFC 1253 – OSPF Version 2 Management Information Base
  • RFC 1370 – Applicability Statement for OSPF
  • RFC 1403 – BGP OSPF Interaction
  • RFC 1583 – OSPF version 2
  • RFC 1584 – Multicast Extensions to OSPF
  • RFC 1585 – MOSPF: Analysis and Experience
  • RFC 1586 – Guidelines for Running OSPF Over Frame Relay Networks
  • RFC 1587 – The OSPF NSSA Option
  • RFC 1745 – BGP4/IDRP for IP — OSPF Interaction
  • RFC 1765 – OSPF Database Overflow
  • RFC 1793 – Extending OSPF to Support Demand Circuits
  • RFC 1850 – OSPF Version 2 Management Information Base
  • RFC 2178 – OSPF version 2
  • RFC 2328 – OSPF version 2
  • RFC 2329 – OSPF Standardization Report
  • RFC 2370 – The OSPF Opaque LSA Option

BGP

  • RFC 1163 – Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • RFC 1267 – Border Gateway Protocol 3 (BGP-3)
  • RFC 1397 – Default Route Advertisement In BGP2 and BGP3
  • RFC 1403 – BGP OSPF Interaction
  • RFC 1657 – Definitions of Managed Objects for BGP-4
  • RFC 1745 – BGP4/IDRP for IP—OSPF Interaction
  • RFC 1771 – A Border Gateway Protocol 4 (BGP-4)
  • RFC 1772 – Application of the Border Gateway Protocol in the      Internet
  • RFC 1773 – Experience with the BGP-4 protocol
  • RFC 1774 – BGP-4 Protocol Analysis
  • RFC 1863 – A BGP/IDRP Route Server alternative to a full mesh      routing
  • RFC 1965 – Autonomous System Confederations for BGP
  • RFC 1966 – BGP Route Reflection An alternative to full mesh IBGP
  • RFC 1997 – BGP Communities Attribute
  • RFC 2283 – Multiprotocol Extensions for BGP-4 (MBGP)
  • RFC 2385 – Protection of BGP Sessions via the TCP MD5 Signature      Option
  • RFC 2439 – BGP Route Flap Damping

IP Multicast Routing

  • RFC 1112 – Host Extensions for IP Multicast
  • RFC 1584 – Multicast Extensions to OSPF
  • RFC 1585 – MOSPF – Analysis and Experience
  • RFC 1889 – RTP(A transport for real time protocols)
  • RFC 2189 – Core Based Trees (CBT version 2) Multicast Routing
  • RFC 2201 – Core Based Trees (CBT) Multicast Routing Architecture
  • RFC 2205 – Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP)Functional      Specification version 1
  • RFC 2209 – Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) Message Processing      Rules version 1
  • RFC 2236 – IGMPv2
  • RFC 2283 – Multiprotocol Extension for BGP
  • RFC 2327 – SDP (Session Description Protocol)
  • RFC 2362 – PIM Sparse Mode
  • RFC 2365 – Administratively scoped Multicast

IPv6

  • RFC 1881 – IPv6 Address Allocation Management
  • RFC 1887 – An Architecture for IPv6 Unicast Address Allocation
  • RFC 1924 – A Compact Representation of IPv6 Addresses
  • RFC 1981 – Path MTU Discovery for IP version 6
  • RFC 2373 – IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture
  • RFC 2375 – IPv6 Multicast Address Assignments
  • RFC 2460 – Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6) Specification
  • RFC 2463 – ICMPv6 for IPv6 Specs
  • RFC 2464 – Transmission of IPv6 Packets over Ethernet Networks
  • RFC 2474 – Definition of the Differentiated Services Field (DS      Field) in the IPv4 and IPv6 Headers
  • RFC 2492 – IPv6 over ATM Networks
  • RFC 2545 – BGP-4 Multiprotocol Extensions for IPv6 Inter-Domain      Routing
  • RFC 2590 – Transmission of IPv6 Packets over Frame Relay Networks

QoS

  • RFC 896 – Congestion Control in IP/TCP Internetworks
  • RFC 1483 – Multiprotocol Encapsulation over ATM Adaptation Layer 5
  • RFC 1577 – Classical IP and ARP over ATM
  • RFC 2001 – TCP Slow Start, Congestion Avoidance, Fast Retransmit,      and Fast Recovery Algorithms
  • RFC 2205 – Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) — Version 1      Functional Specification
  • RFC 2208 – Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) Version 1      Applicability Statement Some Guidelines on Deployment
  • RFC 2210 – The Use of RSVP with IETF Integrated Services
  • RFC 2474 – Definition of the Differentiated Services Field (DS      Field) in the IPv4 and IPv6 Headers
  • RFC 2475 – An Architecture for Differentiated Services
  • RFC 2481 – A Proposal to add Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN)      to IP
  • RFC 2597 – Assured Forwarding PHB Group
  • RFC 2598 – An Expedited Forwarding PHB
  • RFC 2697 – A Single Rate Three Color Marker
  • RFC 2698 – A Two Rate Three Color Marker

IOS Security

  • RFC 1948 – Defending Against Sequence Number Attacks
  • RFC 2138 – Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS)
  • RFC 2139 – RADIUS Accounting
  • RFC 2267 – Network Ingress Filtering: Defeating Denial of Service      Attacks which employ IP Source Address Spoofing
  • RFC 2784 – Generic Routing Encapsulation
  • RFC 2865 – Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS)
  • RFC 2866 – RADIUS Accounting
  • RFC 2867 – RADIUS Accounting Modifications for Tunnel Protocol      Support
  • RFC 2868 – RADIUS Attributes for Tunnel Protocol Support
  • RFC 2869 – RADIUS Extensions

IOS Management

  • RFC 1155 – Structure and Identification of Management Information      (SMI) for TCP/IP-based Internets
  • RFC 1156 – Management Information Base for Network Management of      TCP/IP-based internets:MIB-I
  • RFC 1157 – Simple Network Management Protocol(SNMP) Specification
  • RFC 1158 – Management Information Base for Network Management of      TCP/IP-based internets:MIB-II
  • RFC 1271 – Remote Network Monitoring Management Information Base
  • RFC 1757 – Remote Network Monitoring Management Information Base
  • RFC 2021 – Remote Network Monitoring Management Information Base      Version 2

IP Features

  • RFC 951 – BOOTP
  • RFC 1119 – Network Time Protocol (version 2) specification and      implementation
  • RFC 1129 – Internet Time Synchronization: The Network Time Protocol
  • RFC 1256 – ICMP Router Discovery Protocol (IRDP)
  • RFC 1305 – Network Time Protocol (Version 3) Specification,      Implementation
  • RFC 1531 – Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • RFC 1534 – Interoperation Between DHCP and BOOTP
  • RFC 1631 – The IP Network Address Translator (NAT)
  • RFC 2030 – Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP) Version 4 for IPv4,      IPv6 and OSI
  • RFC 2131 – DHCP
  • RFC 2281 – Cisco Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
  • RFC 2338 – Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
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