RFC 969

NETBLT: A bulk data transfer protocol, December 1985

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc969.txt
File formats:
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Status:
UNKNOWN
Obsoleted by:
RFC 998
Authors:
D.D. Clark
M.L. Lambert
L. Zhang
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC0969

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Abstract

This RFC suggests a proposed protocol for the ARPA-Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. This is a preliminary discussion of the Network Block Transfer (NETBLT) protocol. NETBLT is intended for the rapid transfer of a large quantity of data between computers. It provides a transfer that is reliable and flow controlled, and is structured to provide maximum throughput over a wide variety of networks. This description is published for discussion and comment, and does not constitute a standard. As the proposal may change, implementation of this document is not advised. See RFC-998.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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