IETF RSVP Working Group

The IETF RSVP Working Group is charged with evolving the RSVP specification and introducing it to the Internet standards track. The RSVP Working group also coordinates with the Integrated Services and IPng working groups. See the RSVP WG Charter page for more information on the goals of the working group.

RSVP mailing list There are two RSVP mailing lists: is the official working group list for discussion of protocol specification and working group administrative issues. The second list is intended for all questions about specific RSVP implementations. To join either list, send a request to
RSVP WG Co-Chairs Bob Braden ( and Lixia Zhang (
RSVP Proposed Standards RFC 2205 Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) -- Version 1 Functional Specification

RFC 2206 RSVP Management Information Base using SMIv2

RFC 2207 RSVP Extensions for IPSEC Data Flows

RFC 2210 The Use of RSVP with IETF Integrated Services

RFC 2961 RSVP Refresh Overhead Reduction Extensions

Informational Status RFC 2208 Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) -- Version 1 Applicability Statement

RFC 2209 Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) -- Version 1 Message Processing Rules

If you join the RSVP mailing list, we recommend you also join the IntServ mailing list. See the IntServ WG Charter page for more information.

The next meeting will be at the 46th IETF meeting in Washington, DC on Tuesday, November 9, 09:00 - 11:30. Draft Agenda.

Slides and minutes from previous RSVP working group meetings are available:

In addition to the general publications listing, you may also view the RSVP ftp directory.

Last modified: 5 March 1999
Steven Berson - berson [at] isi [dot] edu