Internet Architecture Board

RFC2850

NTIA/IANA Transition Co-ordination Group Appointments

As part of the NTIA/IANA transition, the IAB is to select two people to serve as members of the co-ordination group.  The IAB (less those whose names were under consideration for appointment) deliberated, and hereby appoints Russ Housley and Lynn St. Amour. Russ is an IAB member and Chair of the IAB, and is a […]

RFC 7241: The IEEE 802/IETF Relationship

The IAB has published RFC 7241: The IEEE 802/IETF Relationship. Abstract: This document describes the standardization cooperation between Project 802 of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).  This document obsoletes RFC 4441. Note: This document was collaboratively developed by authors from both the IEEE 802 and […]

IAB Seeks Feedback on the Independent Stream Editor (ISE)

As part of its oversight responsibility for the Independent Stream, the IAB is solociting comments from the community on the performance of the Independent Stream Editor, Nevil Brownlee.  We are interested in comments on what has gone well or badly in the last several years of operation of the Independent Stream and Nevil’s activities as […]

RFC 7305: Report from the IAB Workshop on Internet Technology Adoption and Transition (ITAT)

The IAB has published RFC 7305: Report from the IAB Workshop on Internet Technology Adoption and Transition (ITAT). Abstract: This document provides an overview of a workshop held by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) on Internet Technology Adoption and Transition (ITAT). The workshop was hosted by the University of Cambridge on December 4th and 5th […]

RFC 7295: Report from the IAB/IRTF Workshop on Congestion Control

The IAB has published RFC 7295: Report from the IAB/IRTF Workshop on Congestion Control. Abstract:  This document provides a summary of the IAB/IRTF Workshop on ‘Congestion Control for Interactive Real-Time Communication’, which took place in Vancouver, Canada, on July 28, 2012.  The main goal of the workshop was to foster a discussion on congestion control […]

RFC 7288 on Reflections on Host Firewalls

The IAB has published RFC 7288: Reflections on Host Firewalls. Abstract: In today’s Internet, the need for firewalls is generally accepted in the industry, and indeed firewalls are widely deployed in practice. Unlike traditional firewalls that protect network links, host firewalls run in end-user systems. Often the result is that software may be running and […]