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RFC 1123

RFC 1123 Network Working Group
Request for Comments: 1123

Internet Engineering Task Force
R. Braden, Editor
October 1989

Requirements for Internet Hosts -- Application and Support

Status of This Memo

This RFC is an official specification for the Internet community. It incorporates by reference, amends, corrects, and supplements the primary protocol standards documents relating to hosts. Distribution of this document is unlimited.


This RFC is one of a pair that defines and discusses the requirements for Internet host software. This RFC covers the application and support protocols; its companion RFC-1122 covers the communication protocol layers: link layer, IP layer, and transport layer.

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