Active IETF Working Groups

Active IETF Working Groups

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Table of Contents

  • Applications Area
  • General Area
  • Internet Area
  • Operations and Management Area
  • Real-time Applications and Infrastructure Area
  • Routing Area
  • Security Area
  • Transport Area

    Applications Area

    Area Director(s):
  • Ted Hardie <>
  • Scott Hollenbeck <>

    Area Specific Web Page:
  • Applications Area Web Page

    Working Groups:
    atompubAtom Publishing Format and Protocol
    calsifyCalendaring and Scheduling Standards Simplification
    crispCross Registry Information Service Protocol
    ediintElectronic Data Interchange-Internet Integration
    imapextInternet Message Access Protocol Extension
    ldapbisLDAP (v3) Revision
    lemonadeEnhancements to Internet email to support diverse service environments
    ltruLanguage Tag Registry Update
    opesOpen Pluggable Edge Services
    sieveSieve Mail Filtering Language
    useforUsenet Article Standard Update
    webdavWWW Distributed Authoring and Versioning
    widexWidget Description Exchange Service

    General Area

    Area Director(s):
  • Brian Carpenter <>

    Working Groups:
    iprIntellectual Property Rights
    newtrkNew IETF Standards Track Discussion

    Internet Area

    Area Director(s):
  • Mark Townsley <>
  • Margaret Wasserman <>

    Area Specific Mailing List:
  • Internet Area Mailing List

    Working Groups:
    6lowpanIPv6 over Low power WPAN
    autoconfAd-Hoc Network Autoconfiguration
    dhcDynamic Host Configuration
    dnaDetecting Network Attachment
    dnsextDNS Extensions
    eapExtensible Authentication Protocol
    hipHost Identity Protocol
    ipdvbIP over DVB
    ipoibIP over InfiniBand
    iporprIP over Resilient Packet Rings
    ipv6IP Version 6 Working Group
    l2tpextLayer Two Tunneling Protocol Extensions
    l2vpnLayer 2 Virtual Private Networks
    l3vpnLayer 3 Virtual Private Networks
    magmaMulticast & Anycast Group Membership
    mip4Mobility for IPv4
    mip6Mobility for IPv6
    mipshopMIPv6 Signaling and Handoff Optimization
    monami6Mobile Nodes and Multiple Interfaces in IPv6
    nemoNetwork Mobility
    netlmmNetwork-based Localized Mobility Management
    ntpNetwork Time Protocol
    panaProtocol for carrying Authentication for Network Access
    pppextPoint-to-Point Protocol Extensions
    pwe3Pseudo Wire Emulation Edge to Edge
    shim6Site Multihoming by IPv6 Intermediation
    trillTransparent Interconnection of Lots of Links

    Operations and Management Area

    Area Director(s):
  • Bert Wijnen <>
  • David Kessens <>

    Area Specific Web Page:
  • O&M Area Web Page

    Working Groups:
    aaaAuthentication, Authorization and Accounting
    adslmibADSL MIB
    bmwgBenchmarking Methodology
    bridgeBridge MIB
    capwapControl And Provisioning of Wireless Access Points
    dismanDistributed Management
    dnsopDomain Name System Operations
    entmibEntity MIB
    growGlobal Routing Operations
    hubmibEthernet Interfaces and Hub MIB
    imssInternet and Management Support for Storage
    ipcdnIP over Cable Data Network
    ipfixIP Flow Information Export
    mbonedMBONE Deployment
    multi6Site Multihoming in IPv6
    netconfNetwork Configuration
    opsecOperational Security Capabilities for IP Network Infrastructure
    psampPacket Sampling
    radextRADIUS EXTensions
    rmonmibRemote Network Monitoring
    v6opsIPv6 Operations

    Real-time Applications and Infrastructure Area

    Area Director(s):
  • TBD

    Working Groups:
    avtAudio/Video Transport
    ecritEmergency Context Resolution with Internet Technologies
    enumTelephone Number Mapping
    geoprivGeographic Location/Privacy
    ieprepInternet Emergency Preparedness
    iptelIP Telephony
    megacoMedia Gateway Control
    mmusicMultiparty Multimedia Session Control
    sigtranSignaling Transport
    simpleSIP for Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions
    sipSession Initiation Protocol
    sippingSession Initiation Proposal Investigation
    speechscSpeech Services Control
    xconCentralized Conferencing

    Routing Area

    Area Director(s):
  • Bill Fenner <>
  • Alex Zinin <>

    Area Specific Web Page:
  • Routing Area Web Page

    Working Groups:
    bfdBidirectional Forwarding Detection
    ccampCommon Control and Measurement Plane
    forcesForwarding and Control Element Separation
    idrInter-Domain Routing
    isisIS-IS for IP Internets
    l1vpnLayer 1 Virtual Private Networks
    manetMobile Ad-hoc Networks
    mplsMultiprotocol Label Switching
    ospfOpen Shortest Path First IGP
    pcePath Computation Element
    pimProtocol Independent Multicast
    rpsecRouting Protocol Security Requirements
    rtgwgRouting Area Working Group
    ssmSource-Specific Multicast
    vrrpVirtual Router Redundancy Protocol

    Security Area

    Area Director(s):
  • Russ Housley <>
  • Sam Hartman <>

    Area Specific Web Page:
  • Security Area Web Page

    Working Groups:
    btnsBetter-Than-Nothing Security
    dkimDomain Keys Identified Mail
    emuEAP Method Update
    idwgIntrusion Detection Exchange Format
    inchExtended Incident Handling
    ismsIntegrated Security Model for SNMP
    kinkKerberized Internet Negotiation of Keys
    kittenKitten (GSS-API Next Generation)
    krb-wgKerberos WG
    ltansLong-Term Archive and Notary Services
    mobikeIKEv2 Mobility and Multihoming
    msecMulticast Security
    openpgpAn Open Specification for Pretty Good Privacy
    pki4ipsecProfiling Use of PKI in IPSEC
    pkixPublic-Key Infrastructure (X.509)
    sacredSecurely Available Credentials
    saslSimple Authentication and Security Layer
    secshSecure Shell
    smimeS/MIME Mail Security
    syslogSecurity Issues in Network Event Logging
    tlsTransport Layer Security

    Transport Area

    Area Director(s):
  • Allison Mankin <>
  • Jon Peterson <>

    Working Groups:
    behaveBehavior Engineering for Hindrance Avoidance
    dccpDatagram Congestion Control Protocol
    ippmIP Performance Metrics
    ipsIP Storage
    midcomMiddlebox Communication
    nfsv4Network File System Version 4
    nsisNext Steps in Signaling
    pmtudPath MTU Discovery
    rddpRemote Direct Data Placement
    rmtReliable Multicast Transport
    rohcRobust Header Compression
    rserpoolReliable Server Pooling
    tcpmTCP Maintenance and Minor Extensions
    tsvwgTransport Area Working Group

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