Internet Architecture Board

RFC2850

RFC 8546 on The Wire Image of a Network Protocol

The IAB has published RFC 8546: The Wire Image of a Network Protocol. Abstract: This document defines the wire image, an abstraction of the information available to an on-path non-participant in a networking protocol. This abstraction is intended to shed light on the implications that increased encryption has for network functions that use the wire […]

Posted in Announcements, RFCs | Comments Off on RFC 8546 on The Wire Image of a Network Protocol

RFC 8558 on Transport Protocol Path Signals

The IAB has published RFC 8558: Transport Protocol Path Signals. Abstract: This document discusses the nature of signals seen by on-path elements examining transport protocols, contrasting implicit and explicit signals. For example, TCP’s state machine uses a series of well-known messages that are exchanged in the clear. Because these are visible to network elements on […]

Posted in Announcements, RFCs | Comments Off on RFC 8558 on Transport Protocol Path Signals

IAB report to the community for IETF 104

Dear Colleagues, Here is the IAB report for the period between IETF 103 and IETF 104. If you have issues you want to discuss by email, feel free to send your comments to architecture-discuss@iab.org (our public discussion list) or iab@iab.org (to reach just the IAB). Questions at the open mic at IETF 104 are, of […]

Posted in Announcements | Comments Off on IAB report to the community for IETF 104

Colin Perkins to be next IRTF Chair

After having served as IRTF chair since 2017, Allison Mankin will step down as Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) chair during IETF 104 in March 2019. The IAB has appointed Colin Perkins as her successor, and in the weeks to come Colin will be working with Allison in transitioning responsibilities. The IAB would like to […]

IAB 2019-2020 Appointments Announced by NomCom

On 6 February 2019, the NomCom the announced the selection of the IAB slate whose terms will start at IETF 104 in March 2019. The selected candidates for the IAB are: Jari Arkko, Ericsson Jeff Tantsura, Apstra Mark Nottingham, Fastly Stephen Farrell, Trinity College Dublin Wes Hardaker, USC/ISI Zhenbin Li, Huawei The IAB thanks outgoing […]

Appointment of Warren Kumari to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group

The IAB has selected Warren Kumari to serve a two-year term on the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). The IAB thanks all of the candidates who were willing to serve. This was a difficult decision with many strong candidates. The IAB would also like to extend special thanks Paul Wouters for his service on the […]

IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for the IETF appointment to the ISOC Board of Trustees

The IAB is responsible for selecting an individual to serve a 3-year term on the ISOC Board of Trustees. The procedure is described in RFC3677. The candidates who accepted their nominations are: Richard Barnes Hago Dafalla Russ Housley Samuel Weiler The IAB is requesting feedback on these candidates by Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Please send […]

Posted in Announcements, Appointments | Comments Off on IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for the IETF appointment to the ISOC Board of Trustees

IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for IRTF Chair

The IAB recently requested nominations for IRTF Chair. Following the call for nominations, which ran from 29 October 2018 through through 10 December 2018, the IAB contacted each person that was nominated, asking them to accept or reject their nomination. At this point, six people have indicated a willingness to serve. They are: Stephen Farrell […]

Request for Feedback on Candidates for ICANN Technical Liaison Group

The IAB recently requested nominations to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). We have a number of candidates, and we are soliciting comment from the community on these candidates. The following candidates have put their names forward: Fred Baker Warren Kumari Paul Wouters Please send your remarks in confidence about any or all candidates to […]

Posted in Announcements, Appointments | Comments Off on Request for Feedback on Candidates for ICANN Technical Liaison Group