Appendix F. List of RFCs

The RFCs listed here are useful to your understanding of protocols used on the Internet. All of these RFCs are available on several web sites. I use the IETF web site located at, but you can download these from anywhere. They are the same regardless. Some of the RFCs become obsolete from time to time, but they are still worth reading.

RFC Number Title
791 Internet Protocol
792 Internet Control Message Protocol
781 Specification of the Internet Protocol (IP) Timestamp Option
815 IP Datagram Reassembly Algorithms
877 Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams over Public Data Networks
894 Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams over Ethernet
896 Congestion Control in IP/TCP Internetworks ...

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