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IAB Minutes 1998-08-04

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    Steve Bellovin
    Brian Carpenter
    Jon Crowcroft
    Steve Deering
    Ned Freed
    Tony Hain
    Don Heath
    Erik Huizer
    Cindy Jung
    John Klensin
    Keith Moore
    Bob Moskowitz
    Charlie Perkins
    Jon Postel
    Abel Weinrib


    Face-to-face biz meeting 8:30PM Sunday August 23 in Chicago.



  • Steve Deering: Send current draft IPv6 address allocation document to IESG.
    • Brought up by Thomas Narten to IESG. Done.
  • Steve Bellovin: Draft IAB statement on “private doorbell” encryption proposal.
    • First draft done. Will add need for finer grain security models, leading to end-to-end security, which breaks the proposal. (Make it a press release?)
  • Keith Moore: Dynamic DNS scaling concerns. Figure out if there is a problem. [Make sure clear applicability statement is published.]
    • Open. Will gather interested parties at Chicago.
  • Bob Moskowitz, Steve Bellovin, Ned Freed: Security mandatory to implement.
    • Open. Make sure interested people go to the AAA BOF in Chicago. Suggest Chris present at the BOF.
  • Steve Deering: Figure out five year routing roadmap actions based on workshop report.
    • On hold until we have routing workshop report.


  • Tony Hain: NAT/VPN/IPv6
    • Ongoing. Draft will be submitted by Chicago deadline. Suggestion that this and the next document be combined. Arguments against is the need to separate IPv6 issues from security/firewall issues. Both documents speak to the value of the “end-to-end model.”
  • Ned Freed: Security, firewalls, proxies, etc.
    • Ongoing. Draft will be submitted by Chicago deadline.
  • Charlie Perkins and Bob Moskowitz: Tunnelling issues, architectures, etc.
    • Ongoing.
  • Keith Moore and Charlie Perkins: “Finding stuff” issues, architectures, etc.
    • Ongoing. Will hold BOF at IETF.
  • Steve Bellovin: Applicability statement for security building blocks.
    • Ongoing.
  • Charlie Perkins, Radia Perlman, Sue Hares: Routing workshop report.
    • Ongoing. Rough draft received from Sue. Looking like 50 pages long…
      Next step is creating a summary report outlining conclusions, etc.
  • Brian Carpenter and Erik Huizer: IAB charter (updated RFC 1601).
    • Ongoing. On hold until IANA rechartered.
  • Charlie Perkins: Technical value of IPv6.
    • Ongoing. Will issue before IETF draft deadline.


    1. review actions

    2. review drafts in progress

    3. administrivia

    4. IRTF news

      Chicago plenary slot obtained; now finding an IRTF speaker.

    5. IESG liaison report

      Ongoing debates about URI vs. URL, etc.
      Provisional approval of IPSEC to Proposed Standard!
      Provisional approval of IPv6 to Draft Standard!

    6. new IANA news

      Discussions ongoing re. structure of organization, roles and responsibilities of board members, etc.

      For Singapore meeting, John Klensin is attending. Also agreed that Robert Elz should be asked to represent the IAB at the meeting as well.

    7. Chicago BOFs

      Will coordinate by email, finalize at Chicago business meeting.

    8. Chicago business meeting topics

      Ongoing draft topics
      Mobility (?)

Future Meetings

    Regular teleconference second Tuesday of the month at 10:00 AM Eastern Time.

These minutes were prepared by Abel Weinrib, An online copy of these and other minutes are available at Also, visit the IAB Web page at