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                                        AUGUST, 1974

        AUGUST, 1974, SURVEY OF NEW-PROTOCOL TELNET SERVERS

THIS IS THE FIRST OF WHAT ARE PLANNED TO BE MONTHLY REPORTS ON
THE STATUS OF THE NEW-PROTOCOL TELNET IMPLEMENTAIONS ON THE SERVER
HOSTS ON THE ARPA NETWORK.  INCLUDED IN THIS REPORT ARE DATA ONLY
ON SERVER TELNETS AT THE VARIOUS SITES.  ONE WOULD HOPE THAT ANY
SITE WITH AN OPERATIONAL NEW-PROTOCOL SERVER TELNET WOULD ALSO BOAST
A NEW-PROTOCOL USER TELNET; WE CAN CERTAINLY ASSUME THIS FOR TENEX
SITES AT WHICH TENEX 1.32 IS OPERATING.  HOWEVER, NO FURTHER CLAIMS
ARE MADE FOR THE SERVER DATA CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT.

I AM SORRY TO REPORT THAT AT THIS LATE DATE, A MONTH AFTER THE RELEASE
OF TENEX 1.32, LESS THAN ONE-THIRD OF THE SERVER SITES HAVE ANY NEW-
PROTOCOL SERVER OPERATING, ACCORDING TO MY SURVEYS*, AND ONLY HALF
OF THOSE ARE USING CORRECTLY THE LOGGER SOCKET CONVENTIONS, AS I
UNDERSTAND THEM.  AT THE END OF THIS REPORT IS A COMPLETE TABULATION
COMPILED FROM MY SURVEYS;  THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY:

        TOTAL SERVER HOSTS              32      100%

        STATUS UNKNOWN (1)               3        9%

        NO NEW-PROT SERVER              19       59%

        TOTAL NEW-PROT IMPLEM.          10       31%

          NEW-PROT ON SOCKET 27,
          OLD ON SOCKET 1 (2)            5       16%

          NEW-PROT ON 1 AND 27 (3)       4       13%

          NEW-PROT ON 1 ONLY (3)         1        3%


NOTES:

*  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 15 AUG.
   1974.  THERE MAY BE DISCREPANCIES BETWEEN THESE RESULTS AND THOSE
   FROM SURVEYS MADE AT OTHER SITES.

(1) NUMEROUS ATTEMPTS TO CONNECT TO THESE SITES ALL FAILED DUE TO
   THE SITES' BEING DOWN TO THE NETWORK.

(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.

TABULATION OF SERVER STATUS FOR ALL SERVER SITES:

HOST      HOST          SOCKET  SOCKET    NEW-PROT. OPTIONS
 NO.      NAME            1       27      IMPLEMENTATED (IF ANY)

  1     UCLA-NMC        ?       ?
101     UCLA-CCN        OLD     X
201     UCLA-CCBC       OLD     X
  2     SRI-ARC         OLD     X
102     SRI-AI          OLD     X
  3     UCSB-MOD75      OLD     X
  4     UTAH-10         OLD     X
105     BBN-TENEX       OLD     NEW     I1,3,6; 03
205     BBN-TENEXB      OLD     NEW     I1,3,6; 03
305     BBN-TENEXA      OLD     NEW     I1,3,6; 03
106     MIT-DMS         NEW     NEW     I1,3; 03
206     MIT-AI          OLD     X
306     MIT-ML          OLD     X
 10     SDC-LAB         ?       ?
 11     HARV-10         NEW     X       I1,3; 03
 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; 03
116     CMU-10A         NEW     NEW     I1,3; 03
 17     I4-TENEX        OLD     X
117     I4-TENEXA       ?       ?
 20     AMES-67         OLD     OLD(1)
126     USC-ISI         OLD     X
 27     USC-44          OLD     X
 32     SDAC            OLD     X
 37     CCA-TENEX       OLD     X
 40     PARC-MAXC       OLD     NEW     I1,3,6; 03
 43     UCSD-CC         OLD     NEW     IO(1),3; 00,3
 53     OFFICE-1        OLD     X
 54     MIT-MULTICS     NEW     NEW     NONE

KEY:
        X       NO SEVER AT THIS SOCKET
        ?       STATUS UNKNOWN
        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       SUPRESS-GO-AHEAD
                        6       TIMING MARK )

NOTE: * THERE APPEARS TO BE A MINOR BUG IN SU-AI'S SERVER: IT SEEMS
        TO SEND AN IMPROPER RESPONSE TO A REQUEST FOR OPTION O.

   SUBMITTED 20 AUGUST 1974
   BY D. W. DODDS

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