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NWG/RFC  750                                  JBP 26-Sep-78 18:30  45500

Network Working Group                                          J. Postel
Request for Comments: 750                                        USC-ISI
NIC: 45500                                             26 September 1978

Obsoletes: 739,
604, 503, 433, 349

                            ASSIGNED NUMBERS

This Network Working Group Request for Comments documents the currently
assigned values from several series of numbers used in network protocol
implementations.  This RFC will be updated periodically, and in any case
current information can be obtained from Jon Postel. The assignment of
numbers is also handled by Jon.  If you are developing a protocol or
application that will require the use of a link, socket, etc. please
contact Jon to receive a number assignment.

   Jon Postel
   USC - Information Sciences Institute
   4676 Admiralty Way
   Marina del Rey, California  90291

   phone: (213) 822-1511

   ARPANET mail: POSTEL@ISIB

Most of the protocols mentioned here are documented in the RFC series of
notes. The more prominent and more generally used are documented in the
Protocol Handbook [1] prepared by the Network Information Center (NIC).
In the lists that follow a bracketed number, e.g. [1], off to the right
of the page indicates a reference for the listed protocol.

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NWG/RFC  750                                  JBP 26-Sep-78 18:30  45500
Assigned Numbers
Assigned Link Numbers

                         ASSIGNED LINK NUMBERS

   The word "link" here refers to a field in the original ARPANET
   Host/IMP interface leader.  The link was originally defined as an 8
   bit field.  Some time after the ARPANET Host-to-Host (AHHP) protocol
   was defined and, by now, some time ago the definition of this field
   was changed to "Message-ID" and the length to 12 bits. The name link
   now refers to the high order 8 bits of this 12 bit message-id field.
   The low order 4 bits of the message-id field are to be zero unless
   specifically specified otherwise for the particular protocol used on
   that link.  The Host/IMP interface is defined in BBN report 1822 [2].

   Link Assignments:

      Decimal   Octal     Description                         References
      -------   -----     -----------                         ----------
      0         0         AHHP Control Messages                    [1,3]
      1         1         Reserved
      2-71      2-107     AHHP Regular Messages                    [1,3]
      72-151    110-227   Reserved
      152       230       PARC Universal Protocol
      153       231       TIP Status Reporting
      154       232       TIP Accounting
      155-158   233-236   Internet Protocol             [35,36,42,43,44]
      159-191   237-277   Measurements                              [28]
      192-195   300-303   Message Switching Protocol               [4,5]
      196-255   304-377   Experimental Protocols
      224-255   340-377   NVP                                     [1,39]

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NWG/RFC  750                                  JBP 26-Sep-78 18:30  45500
Assigned Numbers
Assigned Socket Numbers

                        ASSIGNED SOCKET NUMBERS

   Sockets are used in the AHHP [1,3] to name the ends of logical
   connections which carry long term conversations.  For the purpose of
   providing services to all callers an Initial Connection Procedure ICP
   [1,34] is used between the user process and the server process.  This
   list specifies the socket used by the server process as its contact
   socket.

   Socket Assignments:

      General Assignments:

         Decimal   Octal     Description
         -------   -----     -----------
         0-63      0-77      Network Wide Standard Function
         64-127    100-177   Hosts Specific Functions
         128-223   200-337   Reserved for Future Use
         224-255   340-377   Any Experimental Function

      Specific Assignments:

         Network Standard Functions

         Decimal   Octal     Description                      References
         -------   -----     -----------                      ----------
         1         1         Old Telnet                              [6]
         3         3         Old File Transfer                   [7,8,9]
         5         5         Remote Job Entry                     [1,10]
         7         7         Echo                                   [11]
         9         11        Discard                                [12]
         11        13        Who is on or SYSTAT
         13        15        Date and Time
         15        17        Who is up or NETSTAT
         17        21        Short Text Message
         19        23        Character generator or TTYTST          [13]
         21        25        New File Transfer                 [1,14,15]
         23        27        New Telnet                        [1,16,17]
         25        31        Distributed Programming System      [18,19]
         27        33        NSW User System w/COMPASS FE           [20]
         29        35        MSG-3 ICP                              [21]
         31        37        MSG-3 Authentication                   [21]
         33        41        DPS ICP                             [18,19]
         35        43        IO Station Spooler
         37        45        Time Server                          [1,22]
         39        47        NSW User System w/SRI FE               [20]
         41        51        Graphics                             [1,26]
         42-63     52-77     unassigned

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Assigned Numbers
Assigned Socket Numbers

         Host Specific Functions

         Decimal   Octal     Description                      References
         -------   -----     -----------                      ----------
         65        101       Speech Data Base at LL-TX-2            [23]
         67        103       Datacomputer at CCA                    [24]
         69        105       CPYNET
         71        107       NETRJS (EBCDIC) at UCLA-CCN          [1,25]
         73        111       NETRJS (ASCII-68) at UCLA-CCN        [1,25]
         75        113       NETRJS (ASCII-63) at UCLA-CCN        [1,25]
         77        115       any private RJE server
         79        117       Name or Finger                       [1,40]
         81        121       Network BSYS
         83        123       MIT ML Device
         85        125       MIT ML Device
         86-94     126-136   unassigned
         95        137       SUPDUP                                 [33]
         97        141       Datacomputer Status
         98-127    142-136   unassigned

         Reserved for Future Use

         Decimal   Octal     Description                      References
         -------   -----     -----------                      ----------
         128-223   200-337   reserved

         Experimental Functions

         Decimal   Octal     Description                      References
         -------   -----     -----------                      ----------
         224-231   340-347   unassigned
         232-237   350-355   Authorized Mailer at BBN
         239       357       unassigned
         241       361       NCP Measurement                     [27,28]
         243       363       Survey Measurement               [28,29,30]
         245       365       LINK                                   [31]
         247       367       TIPSRV
         249-255   371-377   RSEXEC                              [31,32]

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NWG/RFC  750                                  JBP 26-Sep-78 18:30  45500
Assigned Numbers
Assigned Network Numbers

                        ASSIGNED NETWORK NUMBERS

   This list of network numbers is used in the internetwork protocols
   now under development, the field is 8 bits in size.

   Assigned Network Numbers

      Decimal   Octal      Network                            References
      -------   -----      -------                            ----------
            0       0      Reserved
            1       1      BBN Packet Radio Network
            2       2      SF Bay Area Packet Radio Network (1)
            3       3      BBN RCC Network
            4       4      Atlantic Satellite Network
            5       5      Washington D.C. Packet Radio Network
            6       6      SF Bay Area Packet Radio Network (2)
            7       7      CHAOS Network
            8      10      BBN SATNET Test Network
            9      11      Ft. Gordon Packet Radio Network
           10      12      ARPANET                                 [1,2]
           11      13      University College London Network
           12      14      CYCLADES
           13      15      National Physical Laboratory
           14      16      TELENET
           15      17      British Post Office EPSS
           16      20      DATAPAC
           17      21      TRANSPAC
           18      22      LCS Network                           [37,38]
           19      23      TYMNET
           20      24      Ft. Sill Packet Radio Network
           21      25      DCEC EDN
       22-254  26-376      Unassigned
          255     377      Reserved

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NWG/RFC  750                                  JBP 26-Sep-78 18:30  45500
Assigned Numbers
Assigned Internet Message Versions

                   ASSIGNED INTERNET MESSAGE VERSIONS

   In the internetwork protocols there is a field to identify the
   version of the internetwork general protocol.  This field is 4 bits
   in size.

   Assigned Internet Message Versions

      Decimal   Octal      Version                            References
      -------   -----      -------                            ----------
          0      0         March 1977 version                       [35]
          1      1         January 1978 version                     [36]
          2      2         February 1978 version A                  [42]
          3      3         February 1978 version B                  [43]
          4      4         September 1978 version 4                 [44]
       5-14   5-16         Unassigned
         15     17         Reserved

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NWG/RFC  750                                  JBP 26-Sep-78 18:30  45500
Assigned Numbers
Assigned Internet Message Formats

                   ASSIGNED INTERNET MESSAGE FORMATS

   In several of the internetwork protocol versions there is a field to
   identify the format of the host level specific protocol.  This field
   is 8 bits in size.  This field is called either Format or Protocol.

   Assigned Internet Message Formats

      Decimal   Octal      Format                             References
      -------   -----      ------                             ----------
          0      0         Reserved
          1      1         raw internet                             [42]
          2      2         TCP-3                                    [36]
          3      3         DSP                                   [37,38]
          4      4         Gateway Monitoring Message               [41]
          5      5         TCP-3.1                                  [45]
          6      6         TCP-4                                    [46]
      7-254  7-376         Unassigned
        255    377         Reserved

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NWG/RFC  750                                  JBP 26-Sep-78 18:30  45500
Assigned Numbers
Assigned Internet Message Types

                    ASSIGNED INTERNET MESSAGE TYPES

   In the March 1977 internetwork protocol [35] there is a field to
   identify the type of the message.  This field is 4 bits in size.

   Assigned Internet Message Types

      Decimal   Octal      Type                               References
      -------   -----      ----                               ----------
          0      0         Raw Internet Packet
          1      1         TCP-2                                    [35]
          2      2         Secure
          3      3         Gateway
          4      4         Measurement
          5      5         DSP                                   [37,38]
          6      6         UCL
       7-12   7-14         Reserved
         13     15         Pluribus
         14     16         Telenet
         15     17         Xnet

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Assigned Numbers
References

                               REFERENCES

   [1]    Feinler, E. "ARPANET Protocol Handbook," NIC 7104, Defense
          Communications Agency, January 1978.

   [2]    BBN, "Specifications for the Interconnection of a Host and an
          IMP," Report 1822, Bolt Beranek and Newman, Cambridge,
          Massachusetts, January 1976.

   [3]    McKenzie,A. "Host/Host Protocol for the ARPA Network,"
          NIC 8246, January 1972.  Also in [1].

   [4]    Walden, D. " A System for Interprocess Communication in a
          Resource Sharing Network," RFC 62, NIC 4962, 3 August 1970.
          Also published in Communications of the ACM, volume 15,
          number 4, April 1972.

   [5]    Bressler, B. "A Proposed Experiment with a Message Switching
          Protocol," RFC 333, NIC 9926, 15 May 72.

   [6]    Postel, J. "Telnet Protocol," RFC 318, NIC 9348, 3 April 1972.

   [7]    McKenzie, A. "File Transfer Protocol," RFC 454, NIC 14333,
          16 February 1973.

   [8]    Clements, R. "FTPSRV -- Extensions for Tenex Paged Files,"
          RFC 683, NIC 32251, 3 April 1975.  Also in [1].

   [9]    Harvey, B. "One More Try on the FTP," RFC 691, NIC 32700,
          6 June 1975.

   [10]   Bressler, B. "Remote Job Entry Protocol,"  RFC 407, NIC 12112,
          16 October 72.  Also in [1].

   [11]   Postel, J. "Echo Process,"  RFC 347, NIC 10426, 30 May 1972.

   [12]   Postel, J. "Discard Process,"  RFC 348, NIC 10427,
          30 May 1972.

   [13]   Postel, J. "Character Generator Process," RFC 429, NIC 13281,
          12 December 1972.

   [14]   Neigus, N. "File Transfer Protocol," RFC 542, NIC 17759,
          12 July 1973.  Also in [1].

   [15]   Postel, J. "Revised FTP Reply Codes," RFC 640, NIC 30843,
          5 June 1974.  Also in [1].

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   [16]   McKenzie, A. "Telnet Protocol Specification," NIC 18639,
          August 1973.  Also in [1].

   [17]   McKenzie, A. "Telnet Option Specification," NIC 18640,
          August 1973.  Also in [1].

   [18]   White, J. "A High Level Framework for Network-Based Resource
          Sharing," RFC 707, NIC 34263, 14 January 1976. Also in NCC
          Proceedings, AFIPS, June 1976.

   [19]   White, J. "Elements of a Distributed Programming System,"
          RFC 708, NIC 34353, 28 January 1976.

   [20]   COMPASS. "Semi-Annual Technical Report," CADD-7603-0411,
          Massachusetts Computer Associates, 4 March 1976. Also as,
          "National Software Works, Status Report No. 1,"
          RADC-TR-76-276, Volume 1, September 1976. And COMPASS. "Second
          Semi-Annual Report," CADD-7608-1611, Massachusetts Computer
          Associates, 16 August 1976.

   [21]   NSW Protocol Committee, "MSG: The Interprocess Communication
          Facility for the National Software Works," CADD-7612-2411,
          Massachusetts Computer Associates, BBN 3237, Bolt Beranek and
          Newman, Revised 24 December 1976.

   [22]   Harrenstien, K. "Time Server," RFC 738, NIC 42218,
          31 October 1977.  Also in [1].

   [23]   Armenti, A., D. Hall, and A. Stone. "Lincoln Speech Data
          Facility," SUR Note 37, NIC 10917, 14 July 1972.

   [24]   CCA, "Datacomputer Version 1 User Manual," Computer
          Corporation of America, August 1975.

   [25]   Braden, R. "NETRJS Protocol," RFC 740, NIC 42423,
          22 November 1977.  Also in [1].

   [26]   Sproull, R, and E. Thomas. "A Networks Graphics Protocol,"
          NIC 24308, 16 August 1974.  Also in [1].

   [27]   Cerf, V., "NCP Statistics," RFC 388, NIC 11360,
          23 August 1972.

   [28]   Cerf, V., "Formation of a Network Measurement Group (NMG),"
          RFC 323, NIC 9630, 23 March 1972.

   [29]   Bhushan, A., "A Report on the Survey Project," RFC 530,
          NIC 17375, 22 June 1973.

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   [30]   Cantor, D., "Storing Network Survey Data at the Datacomputer,"
          RFC 565, NIC 18777, 28 August 1973.

   [31]   Bressler, R., "Inter-Entity Communication -- An Experiment,"
          RFC 441, NIC 13773, 19 January 1973.

   [32]   Thomas, R. "A Resource Sharing Executive for the ARPANET,"
          AFIPS Conference Proceedings, 42:155-163, NCC, 1973.

   [33]   Crispin, M. "SUPDUP Protocol," RFC 734, NIC 41953,
          7 October 1977.  Also in [1].

   [34]   Postel, J. "Official Initial Connection Protocol," NIC 7101,
          11 June 1971.  Also in [1].

   [35]   Cerf, V. "Specification of Internet Transmission Control
          Program -- TCP (version 2)," March 1977.

   [36]   Cerf, V. and J. Postel, "Specification of Internetwork
          Transmission Control Program -- TCP Version 3,"
          USC-Information Sciences Institute, January 1978.

   [37]   Reed, D. "Protocols for the LCS Network," Local Network Note
          3, Laboratory for Computer Science, MIT, 29 November 1976.

   [38]   Clark, D. "Revision of DSP Specification," Local Network Note
          9, Laboratory for Computer Science, MIT, 17 June 1977.

   [39]   Cohen, D. "Specifications for the Network Voice Protocol
          (NVP)," NSC Note 68, 29 January 1976.  Also as USC-Information
          Sciences Institute RR-75-39, March 1976, and as RFC 741,
          NIC 42444, 22 November 1977.  Also in [1].

   [40]   Harrenstien, K. "Name/Finger," RFC 742, NIC 42758,
          30 December 1977.  Also in [1].

   [41]   Cole, J. "Gateway Monitoring Messages," BBN, 1 February 1978.

   [42]   Postel, J. "Draft Internetwork Protocol Specification --
          Version 2," USC-Information Sciences Institute, February 1978.

   [43]   Cerf, V. "A Proposed New Internet Header Format," Advanced
          Research Projects Agency, IEN 26, 14 February 1978.

   [44]   Postel, J. "Internetwork Protocol Specification -- Version 4,"
          IEN-54, USC-Information Sciences Institute, September 1978.

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References

   [45]   Cerf, V. "A Proposal for TCP Version 3.1 Header Format,"
          Advanced Research Projects Agency, IEN 26, 14 February 1978.

   [46]   Postel, J. "Specification of Internetwork Transmission Control
          Protocol -- Version 4," IEN-55, USC-Information Sciences
          Institute, September 1978.

 

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