November, 1974, survey of New-Protocol Telnet servers
RFC 669

Document Type RFC - Unknown (December 1974; No errata)
Updated by RFC 679
Updates RFC 702
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Network Working Group                                         D.W. Dodds
Request for Comments: 669                                     BBN-TENEXA
NIC: 31435                                              December 4, 1974

         November, 1974, Survey of New-Protocol TELNET Servers

   Two months have elapsed since our last survey, and the appearance of
   additional New-Protocol servers has progressed at the usual snail's
   pace.  The changes in this list are (with host numbers in octal):

   SRI-AI (102) now has a New-Protocol server;
   SDC-LAB (10) is back on the net and the list;
   SDC-CC (110) is coming on the net but status is as yet unknown;
   USC-ISI (126) and USC-ISIB (226) (formerly ISI-DEVTENEX) now have
   New-Protocol servers;
   SDAC-44 (32) has been removed -- no longer classed as a server host;
   HAWAII-500 (344) is coming on the net, status presently unknown;
   LONDON (52) has been added;
   BBN-TENEXD is now host 162 (formerly 205).

   What follows is an update of the summary and tabulation that appeared
   in RFC #702.*  Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

         total server hosts             37      100%
         no New-Prot server             19       51%
         unknown status (new host)       2        6%
         total New-Prot implem.         16       43%
             New-Prot on socket 27,
                 Old on socket 1 (2)     9       24%
             New-Prot on 1 and 27 (3)    6       16%
             New-Prot on 1 only (3)      1        3%


   *   All data in this report were gathered via a surveying program run
       at various times, plus a few manual checks to fill out the data.
       What is reported here is the way the various servers work as seen
       by the new-Protocol User Telnet at BBNA, as of 4 Dec. 1974.

   (2) These are the sites whose operation is 100% correct according to
       all protocols and conventions, as I understand them.

   (3) We realize that some of the servers that appear here as New-
       Protocol servers on socket 1 are actually servers which attempt
       to communicate with both Old- and New-Protocol User TELNETs
       according to what control sequences are received.

Dodds                                                           [Page 1]
RFC 669          Survey of New-Protocol TELNET Servers     December 1974

               Tabulation of server status for all server sites:

Host     Host          Socket  Socket   New-Prot, Options
 No.     Name            1       27     Implementation (if any)

101     UCLA-CCN        Old     X
201     UCLA-CCBS       Old     X
  2     SRI-ARC         Old     X
102     SRI-AI          Old     New      I1,3,6; O3
  3     UCSB-MOD75      Old     X
  4     UTAH-10         Old     X
105     BBN-TENEX       Old     New      I1,3,6; O3
305     BBN-TENEXA      Old     New      I1,3,6; O3
106     MIT-DMS         New     New      I1,3; O3
206     MIT-AI          Old     X
306     MIT-ML          Old     X
  7     RAND-RCC        Old     X
 10     SDC-LAB         Old     X
110     SDC-CC          ?       ?
 11     HARV-10         New     X        I1,3; O3
 12     LL-67           Old*    X
112     LL-TX-2         Old     X
 13     SU-AI           New*    New*     I1,3
 15     CASE-10         Old     X
 16     CMU-10B         New     New      I1,3; O3
116     CMU-10A         New     New      I1,3; O3
 17     I4-TENEX        Old     X
217     KI4B-TENEX      Old     X
 20     AMES-67         New     New      None
126     USC-ISI         Old     New      I1,3,6; O3
226     USC-ISIB        Old     New      I1,3,6; O3
 27     USC-44          Old     X
327     USC-ECL         Old     X
 37     CCA-TENEX       Old     X
 40     PARC-MAXC       Old     New      I1,3,6; O3
 43     UCSD-CC         Old     New      I0(!),3; O0,3
344     HAWAII-500      ?       ?
 52     LONDON          Old*    X
 53     OFFICE-1        Old     X
 54     MIT-MULTICS     New     New      None
 61     BBN-TENEXB      Old     New      I1,3,6; O3
162     BBN-TENEXD      Old     New      I1,3,6; O3

Dodds                                                           [Page 2]
RFC 669          Survey of New-Protocol TELNET Servers     December 1974

Key:    X  No server at this socket
        ?  Status not ascertained -- unable to connect to host
        I# Option # implemented incoming to user (Server says "Will #")
        O# Option # implemented outgoing from user (Server says "Do #")
           (# is option number in new Protocol. All options implemented
            by anyone are:
                0    Transmit-Binary
                1    Echo
                3    Suppress-Go-Ahead
                6    Timing-Mark )

   Note: * These servers return improper responses to some TELNET option

         [ This RFC was put into machine readable form for entry ]
         [ into the online RFC archives by Alex McKenzie with    ]
         [ support from GTE, formerly BBN Corp.           2/2000 ]

Dodds                                                           [Page 3]