by Darius Kazemi, December 8 2019
RFC-342 is titled “Network Host Status”. It's authored by Ellen Westheimer of BBN and dated May 15, 1972.
The technical content
This is another report from BBN on the status of various ARPANET hosts in the same series as RFC-332, RFC-330, RFC-326, RFC-319, RFC-315, RFC-306, RFC-298, RFC-288, RFC-287, RFC-267, RFC-266, RFC-255, RFC-252, RFC-235, and RFC-240.
The numbers, from April 24 to May 5:
- 76 dead
- 87 open
- 4 half open
- 18 timed out
- 1 refused
- 4 full/busy
We are at about 52% online status for the longest-running ARPANET servers, and 44% online overall. These numbers are pretty close to what was reported in RFC-332 the prior two-week period.
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