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Binding Protocols for ONC RPC Version 2



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Network Working Group                                      R. Srinivasan
Request for Comments: 1833                              Sun Microsystems
Category: Standards Track                                    August 1995


                Binding Protocols for ONC RPC Version 2

Status of this Memo

   This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the
   Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
   improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet
   Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state
   and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

ABSTRACT

   This document describes the binding protocols used in conjunction
   with the ONC Remote Procedure Call (ONC RPC Version 2) protocols.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

   1. Introduction                                               1
   2. RPCBIND Program Protocol                                   2
   2.1 RPCBIND Protocol Specification (in RPC Language)          3
   2.2 RPCBIND Operation                                         9
   2.2.1 RPCBIND Version 3                                       9
   2.2.2 RPCBIND, Version 4                                     10
   3. Port Mapper Program Protocol                              11
   3.1 Port Mapper Protocol Specification (in RPC Language)     11
   3.2 Port Mapper Operation                                    13
   References                                                   14
   Security Considerations                                      14
   Author's Address                                             14

1. Introduction

   This document specifies the binding protocols used in conjunction
   with ONC RPC Version 2.  As a prerequisite, the reader is expected to
   be familiar with [1] and [2] which describe the ONC RPC Version 2 and
   XDR (eXternal Data Representation) protocols.

   An RPC service is identified by its RPC program number, version
   number, and the transport address where it may be reached.  The
   transport address, in turn, consists of a network address and a
   transport selector.  In the case of a service available over TCP/IP
   or UDP/IP, the network address will be an IP address, and the
   transport selector will be a TCP or UDP port number.



Srinivasan                  Standards Track


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