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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 […]

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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 […]

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RFC 8477 on Report from the Internet of Things (IoT) Semantic Interoperability (IOTSI) Workshop 2016

The IAB has published RFC 8477: Report from the Internet of Things (IoT) Semantic Interoperability (IOTSI) Workshop 2016. Abstract: This document provides a summary of the “Workshop on Internet of Things (IoT) Semantic Interoperability (IOTSI)”, which took place in Santa Clara, California March 17-18, 2016. The main goal of the workshop was to foster a […]

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RFC 8462 on Report from the IAB Workshop on Managing Radio Networks in an Encrypted World (MaRNEW)

The IAB has published RFC 8462: Report from the IAB Workshop on Managing Radio Networks in an Encrypted World (MaRNEW). Abstract: The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and GSM Association (GSMA) held a joint workshop on Managing Radio Networks in an Encrypted World (MaRNEW), on September 24-25, 2015. This workshop aimed to discuss solutions for bandwidth […]

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Heather Flanagan Re-appointed as RFC Series Editor

The IAB is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Heather Flanagan to the position of RFC Series Editor. The RSOC’s recommendation of Heather noted her experience, education, skill, and the energy she brings to her position; the full IAB is happy to concur. This appointment is for two years, with options for a further two […]

RFC 8240 on Report from the Internet of Things Software Update (IoTSU) Workshop 2016

The IAB has published RFC 8240: Report from the Internet of Things Software Update (IoTSU) Workshop 2016. Abstract: This document provides a summary of the Internet of Things Software Update (IoTSU) Workshop that took place at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland on the 13th and 14th of June, 2016.  The main goal of the workshop was […]

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RFC 8170 on Planning for Protocol Adoption and Subsequent Transitions

The IAB has published RFC 8170: Planning for Protocol Adoption and Subsequent Transitions. Abstract: Over the many years since the introduction of the Internet Protocol, we have seen a number of transitions throughout the protocol stack, such as deploying a new protocol, or updating or replacing an existing protocol.  Many protocols and technologies were not […]

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RFC 8153 on Digital Preservation Considerations for the RFC Series

The IAB has published RFC 8153: Digital Preservation Considerations. Abstract: The RFC Editor is both the publisher and the archivist for the RFC Series.  This document applies specifically to the archivist role of the RFC Editor.  It provides guidance on when and how to preserve RFCs and describes the tools required to view or re-create […]

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RFC 8073 on Coordinating Attack Response at Internet Scale (CARIS) Workshop Report

The IAB has published RFC 8073: Coordinating Attack Response at Internet Scale (CARIS) Workshop Report. Abstract: This report documents the discussions and conclusions from the Coordinating Attack Response at Internet Scale (CARIS) workshop that took place in Berlin, Germany on 18 June 2015.  The purpose of this workshop was to improve mutual awareness, understanding, and […]

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RFC 8128 on IETF Appointment Procedures for the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee

The IAB has published RFC 8128: IETF Appointment Procedures for the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee. Abstract: This memo outlines the process by which the IETF makes an appointment to the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC).

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