Articles by Pete Loshin 

IESG Action Spotlight

The first month or so of the year saw an extraordinary amount of activity from the The Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). This month, three new working groups have been approved, Site Multihoming in IPv6 (MULTI6), Application Exchange (APEX), and SIP for Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging (SIMPLE).

IETF Corner, March, 2001

The Internet Engineering Task Force dealt with some 30 Requests For Comment in February, dealing with topics including IPv6, privacy, routing, and security logging. Included are links to all the month's original RFCs.

IESG Working Group Actions, January - February 2001

The IESG has been busy managing working groups, largely as the result of creating a new "sub-IP" area.

Spamming, NAT, Switching and Labels

Finally! The MPLS specifications have been published. Interesting Informationals talk about Sieve--a handy language that will help you filter spam--and NAT.

In Like a Lamb, Out Like a Lion

After a slow start in September, the IESG got busy and issued quite a few RFCs, along with a number of protocol and document action announcements.

A slow start to September

It takes a couple of months to get back in gear after summer vacation--and the IETF is no exception.

Laboring on Labor Day

A full baker's dozen of new RFCssome truly significantand ten protocol and document actions were announced in the past two weeks. Things are starting to get busy again.

And so it begins...

The IETF has completed its 48th meeting. The flow of RFCs has begun again, as Pete Loshin reports in his biweekly column.

The calm before the storm

Last week, Pittsburgh hosted the 48th IETF meeting. The flow of RFCs slowed but didn't stop entirely during the meeting, as Pete Loshin explains.

Last-minute blizzard

The Internet Engineering Steering Group has been approving Internet-Drafts right and left--48 of them. Plus there's been a flurry of other activity as IETF 48 approaches.

Beep, beep!

Find out what's happening in the wide world of networking standards with information on the new Blocks Extensible Exchange Protocol (BEEP) working group, RFC updates, and other working group actions.

All the IETF news that's fit to print

Read the first installment of our biweekly Internet standards column with breaking news and standards from the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force).

All the IETF news that's fit to print

Read the first installment of our biweekly Internet standards column with breaking news and standards from the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force).

The Next Version of the Internet Protocol - IPv6

This article answers major questions concerning the new IP protocol- IPv6 and how it will work.

What you should know about the Internet Standards process.

An introduction to Internet Standards.

Securing the Internet with IPsec (Internet Security Architecture)

A high-level introduction to the IP Security Architecture, IPsec.

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