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Network Working Group Elmer B. Shapiro Request for Comment: 4 Stanford Research Institute Category: Informational 24 March 1969

                         Network Timetable

1 (n10) network checkout

2 Installation of communcation gear 8/1/69

 2a  From AT&T and/or BBN need dimensional, power and cabling
 2b  Need to establish SRI desired alternate locations so as to
 determine maximum telco cable lengths
 2c  Need to establish location and drops on voice coordination
 2d  Need circuit information on voice drops for tie to intercom
 2e  Need to order and install a.c. power (coordinate with 4b)
 2f  See 16

3 Design and construct host-Imp interface 9/1/69

 3a  Need specifications from BBN
 3b  Develop trial design
 3c  Review with system programmers
 3d  Establish final design
 3e  Build and design hardware
 3f  Debug trial software with hardware loop test

4 Imp installation 9/15/69

 4a  from BBN get dimensional, power and cabling specifications
 4b  SRI orders and installs a.c. power (coordinate with 2e)
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5 Debug host-Imp interface 10/1/69

 5a  Get debug specifiations and procedures from BBN
 5b  Write programs to debug with BBN
     5b1  Transfers of test messages
     5b2  Test procedures for crash and recovery
     5b3  Check message fill and stripping procedures
 5c Try own transfer tests
     5c1  Verify transfers to Imp
     5c2  Verify transfers from Imp
     5c3  Verify transfers looped with Imp
 5d  Work out Imp reload and restart procedures

6 Test messages between UCLA-SRI 10/15/69

 6a  Network configuration
         SRI  |
         UCLA |
 6b  Agree with UCLA on nature of test messages
     6b1  Formats
     6b2  Sequences
     6b3  Checks
     6b4  Test procedures
     6b5  Fault reporting
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 6c  Test integrity of messages
 6d  Test sequence of delivery
 6e  Measure delays
 6f  Loop with UCLA
 6g  System response to invalid and abnormal conditions
 6h  Lose and restore facilities
     6h1  Communication link
     6h2  Imps
     6h3  Hosts
 6i  Develop net trouble reporting scheme

7 Test messages between UCSB-SRI 11/15/69

 7a  Network configuration
         SRI .
            |  .
            |   .
            |     .
            |       .
            |         .
         UCLA           UCSB
 7b  All of 6
 7c  Load network for alternate routing to be effective
 7d  Develop voice coordination scheme
     7d1  Three way conference
     7d2  Design and build conference gear
     7d3  Deliver conference gear to UCLA and UCSB
 7e  Route messages around ring
     7e1  Via Imps
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     7e2  Via hosts
     7e3  Six tests
       7e3a  UCLA-I, UCSB-I
       7e3b  UCLA-H, UCSB-I
       7e3c  UCLA-H, UCSB-H
       7e3d  UCSB-I, UCLA-I
       7e3e  UCSB-H, UCLA-I
       7e3f  UCSB-H, UCLA-H

8 Test messges between UTAH-SRI 12/15/69

 8a  Network configuration
         SRI .----------------UTAH
             | .
             |   .
             |     .
             |       .
             |         .
             |           .
             |             .
             |               .
 8b  Selected group of previous test
     8b1  All of 6
     8b2  7b
 8c  Expand voice coordination scheme
     8c1  UTAH has access to UCLA and UCSB via SRI
     8c2  with BBN and ARPA

9 Run simple TTY systems

 9a  Single user access
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     9a1  On a serving host
       9a1a  A to B
     9a2  From a using host
       9a2a  A to B
 9b Multiple user access
     9b1  On a serving host
       9b1a  A,C to B
     9b2  From a using host
       9b2a  A,A to B
     9b3  Various combinations
 9c  Login, logout, in and out of subsystems
 9d  Handling of error messages, crashes, recoveries
 9e  Establish message formats
 9f  Establish protocols
 9g  File storage and retrieval
 9h  Need user's guides for each site
 9i  Need to establish usage schedules
 9j  Need to set user names
 9k  Design and build comm exec or its equivalent

10 Run simple typewriter systems

 10a  Same as 9c - 9g
 10b  How define when in half or full duplex mode
 10c  How to set "break" characters

11 Run arbitrary terminals without local feedback

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12 Run arbitrary terminals

13 Move files

14 Develop debugging techniques

 14a  Fault detection
     14a1  Conformance to manual
     14a2  "Reasonableness" of result
     14a3  Comparison with alternate form of use
 14b  Cause localization
     14b1  Comm-Imp complex
     14b2  Serving host
     14b3  Using host
     14b3  Try other programs
     14b5  Monitor subsystem via "link" procedures, where possible
       14b5a  Use dialup Dataphone
       14b5b  Use voice coordination channel
     14b6  Move canned messages
 14c  Cause determination
 14d  Cause correction
       [ This RFC was put into machine readable form for entry ]
        [ into the online RFC archives by David Capshaw 11/97 ]
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