* WGs marked with an * asterisk has had at least one new draft made available during the last 5 days

This page is not being actively maintained because it has largely been superseded by the front page of tools.ietf.org, which is regularly updated as new tools become available.

All Tools

  • ABNF parsing web service from Bill Fenner
    Category: Verification
  • ABNF parsing web service (has problems with some inputs)
    Category: Verification
  • ABNF to Regexp converter
    Category: Verification
  • APG - an ABNF Parser Generator
    Category: Verification
  • htmlwdiff
    Category: Authoring
    Produces a html page with diffs marked with coloured strike-out and underlined text.
  • I-D submission tool
    Proposed tool
    Category: Secretariat Services
    An automation of the current draft submission procedure, which provides a web interface which will permit direct submission of drafts, without the delays and workload of the current manual handling.
  • I-D Tracker
  • Category: IESG, Authoring
    This tool keeps track of all drafts that has been submitted to the IESG, and their state. IESG members and the secretariat can make changes to document state, while the public web interface only permits viewing the state of documents.
  • idnits
    Category: Verification
    Henrik Levkowetz' I-D Nits tool
  • IETF Mailing List Manager
    Category: Secretariat Services
    A web form to the community so it can submit a request to add a Mailing List to the Secretariat with AD's approval.
  • IETF Meeting Online Payment
    Category: Secretariat Services
    A web form providing the possibility to pay for online for a meeting one has registered for, using a Credit Card.
  • IETF Meeting Registration
    Category: Secretariat Services
    A web form for pre-registration to the upcoming IETF meeting. It is only available between the time it has been announced on the ietf@ietf.org list that registration is open, and a cutoff date (some days?) before the actual meeting.
  • MIB review tools
    Category: Verification
    Smilint and smicng at www.ops.ietf.org
  • MIB tools web interface
    Category: Verification
    This is a web interface to the smilint, smistrip, and smidump tools.
  • MIB Samples
    Category: Verification
    Bill Fenner's linted MIBs from I-Ds
  • msglint
    Category: Verification
    RFC 822/MIME/DSN/MDN/Tracking-Status message validator
  • RFC Markup tool
    Category: Misc.
    Tool to add html markup to RFCs, drafts, and other related text documents.
  • RFC Repository at www.potaroo.net
    Category: Repository
    Unofficial repository which lists RFCs with extracted summary and obsolecense information.
  • RFC Repository at www.faqs.org
    Category: Repository
    Unofficial repository with added html markup providing links to other RFCs from within the text.
  • RFC Repository at www.potaroo.net
    Category: Repository
    Unofficial repository which lists RFCs with extracted summary and obsolecense information.
  • RFC Repository at www.ietf.org
    Category: Repository
    The IETF's copy of the RFC Editor's RFC Repository
  • RFC Repository at www.rfc-editor.org
    Category: Repository
    The RFC Editor's RFC Repository. This is the authoritative repository for RFCs.
  • rfc2629xslt
    Category: Authoring
    To generate html from the xml source of a draft, Julian Reschke's XSLT can also be used.
  • rfcdiff
    Category: Authoring
    Produces a side-by-side diff in html format. Strips draft headers and footers so only changes in the draft text are shown, not incidental changes in page breaking.
  • Roundup issue tracker at mip4.org
    Category: Workgroup
    Roundup tracker hosted which has been modified to suit Workgroup draft issues, and tie into WG mailing lists, so all comments on a particular issue on the list are added to the tracker, with smart abbreviation of long quoted parts of the message.
  • Roundup tracker at roundup.machshav.com
    Category: Workgroup
  • RT at rt.psg.com/
    Category: Workgroup
    RT is a general ticket handling tool, hosted here for some workgroups.
  • Smilint by email
    Category: Verification
    Email the MIB to smilint@ibr.cs.tu-bs.de with just the MIB module in the message body
  • wdiff
    Category: Authoring
    Text mode word diff. Available for most flavours of unix and linux, and through cygwin for Windows.
  • WG Pages for all WGs at tools.ietf.org
    Category: Workgroup
    Automatically updated draft summary pages are provided for some workgroups.

    These pages pull copies of submitted drafts from the IETF repository, and generates side-by-side html diffs between the new draft and the most recent previous draft. Html-ized versions of the text files are also provided.

  • xml2rfc
    Category: Authoring
    The recommended tool for draft production is to write the draft using xml markup according to RFC 2629 or a successor (rfc2629bis), and then use Marshall Rose's xml2rfc processor to produce text and optionally html forms of the draft.
  • Draft Dependency Vizualisation
    Category: Workgroup
    For each WG, there is a draft dependency graph in PDF format, showing dependencies for each draft that WG has.
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