Internet Area (int)

Area Name Internet Area
Acronym int
State Active
Additional URLs
- Internet Area Wiki
- Issue tracker
Personnel Area Directors Suresh Krishnan
Terry Manderson
Incoming Area Director √Čric Vyncke


The primary technical topics covered by the Internet Area include IP layer (both IPv4 and IPv6), implications of IPv4 address depletion, co-existence between the IP versions, DNS, DHCP, host and router configuration, mobility, multihoming, identifier-locator separation, VPNs and pseudowires along with related MPLS issues, and various link layer technologies. The Internet Area is also responsible for specifying how IP will run over new link layer protocols.