Some Random Notes from IETF 115

The IETF held its 115th meeting in London in November 2022. This was another in the set of hybrid meetings with specific support for online attendees in addition to the normal face-to-face meetings for the week. In no particular order, here are a few of my impressions from the IETF…


Notes from IETF 114

IETF 114 was held in the last week of July 2022 as a hybrid meeting, with the physical meeting being held in Philadelphia. Here’s my notes on topics that attracted my interest from the week. IEPG The IEPG meetings are held each Sunday prior to the IETF week. These days…


IETF 113 – IEPG Meeting

The IETF met in a hybrid format in March 2022. Here are my impressions from the IEPG meeting at the start of the week. The IEPG meets on the Sunday at the start of the IETF week. If there is a theme for the diverse collection of presentations here it…


IETF 113 – DNS Topics

The IETF met in a hybrid format in March 2022. Here are my impressions from the DNS-related Working Group sessions during the week. Handling Negative Caching of DNS Resolution Failure It has been a feature of the DNS that whenever there is a failure in serving DNS data, the query…


IETF 112

Virtual meetings continue in the IETF, and the latest one was IETF 112 in November. Here’s my notes from some selected working group meetings that caught my attention. These cover some of the topics that are not directly associated with the DNS, as I’ve separately commented on the status of…


DNS at IETF112

Virtual meetings continue in the IETF, and the latest one was IETF 112 in November. Here are notes from some selected working group meetings that caught my attention. And, yes, I should say at the outset that the DNS continues to catch a lot of my attention these days, so…


Running Code

There was an interesting discussion in a working group session at the recent IETF 111 meeting over a proposal that this working group should require at least two implementations (presumably independently developed implementations) of a working group draft before the working group would consider the document ready for submission to…


Some not-DNS Topics at IETF 111

I’ve already scribed my thoughts on the DNS-related topics that were discussed at the July 2021 IETF 111 meeting. It may be surprising to the DNSphiles out there but there really are other topics that are discussed at IETF meetings not directly related to the DNS! These are some notes…


DNS at IETF 111

IETF 111 was held virtually in July 2020. These are some notes I took on the topic of current activities in the area of the Domain Name System and its continuing refinement at IETF 111. DNSOP – DNS Operations DNSOP is the general working group for most DNS topics and…


DNS at IETF 110

IETF 110 was held virtually in March 2020. These are some notes I took on the topic of current activities in the area of the Domain Name System and its continuing refinement at IETF 110. The amount of activity in the DNS in the IETF seems to be growing every…