The IEEE 802.1 Working Group is chartered to concern
itself with and develop standards and recommended practices in the
following areas: 802 LAN/MAN architecture, internetworking among 802
LANs, MANs and other wide area networks, 802 Security,
802 overall network management, and protocol layers above the MAC &
The 802.1 working group has four active task groups:
Interworking, Security, Audio/Video Bridging and Data Center Bridging.
A list of active ballots is available. Voting members must respond to two out of the last
three active ballots to retain their membership.
An experimental, unofficial web-based tally of 802.1 ballots is available. This has been provided by Glenn Parsons and was
written by Aaron Voelker.
- 802 - Overview & Architecture
- 802a - Playpen Ethertypes
- 802b - Registration of Object Identifiers
- 802.1D (1998) - MAC bridges
- 802.1D (2004) - MAC Bridges
- 802.1G - Remote MAC bridging
- 802.1H-REV - Recommended Practice for MAC Bridging of Ethernet in LANs
- 802.1p - Traffic Class Expediting and Dynamic Multicast Filtering (published in 802.1D-1998)
- 802.1Q - Virtual LANs
- 802.1Q-2005 - 802.1Q Revision 2005
- 802.1Q-2011 - 802.1Q Revision 2011
- 802.1Q-2011/Cor 2 - 802.1Q-2011 - Technical and Editorial Corrections
- 802.1s - Multiple Spanning Trees
- 802.1t - 802.1D Maintenance
- 802.1u - 802.1Q Maintenance
- 802.1v - VLAN Classification by Protocol and Port
- 802.1w - Rapid Reconfiguration of Spanning Tree
- 802.1aa - 802.1X Maintenance
- 802.1X-2001 - Port Based Network Access Control
- 802.1af - MAC Key Security
- 802.1X-2004 - Port Based Network Access Control
- 802.1X-2010 - Port-based Network Access Control
- 802.1y - 802.1D Maintenance (published under 802.1D(2004))
- 802.1z - 802.1Q Maintenance - withdrawn
- 802.1AB-2005 - Station and Media Access Control Connectivity Discovery
- 802.1AB-2009 - Station and Media Access Control Connectivity Discovery Revision
- 802.1ad - Provider Bridges
- 802.1AE - MAC Security
- 802.1ag - Connectivity Fault Management
- 802.1ah - Provider Backbone Bridges
- 802.1aj - Two-port MAC Relay
- 802.1ak - Multiple Registration Protocol
- 802.1ap - VLAN Bridge MIBs
- 802.1aq - Shortest Path Bridging
- 802.1AR - Secure Device Identity
- 802.1AS - Timing and Synchronization
- 802.1Qat - Stream Reservation Protocol
- 802.1Qau - Congestion Notification
- 802.1Qav - Forwarding and Queuing Enhancements for Time-Sensitive Streams
- 802.1Qaw - Management of Data-Driven and Data-Dependent Connectivity Faults
- 802.1Qay - Provider Backbone Bridge Traffic Engineering
- 802.1Qaz - Enhanced Transmission Selection
- 802.1AX - Link Aggregation
- 802.1AXbk - Link Aggregation: Protocol Addressing
- 802.1AXbq - Link Aggregation: Distributed Resilient Network Interconnect
- 802.1Qbb - Priority-based Flow Control
- 802.1Qbc - Provider Bridging: Remote Customer Service Interfaces
- 802.1Qbe - Multiple I-SID Registration Protocol
- 802.3bd - MAC Control Frame for Priority-based Flow Control
- 802.1AEbn - Galois Counter Mode-Advanced Encryption Standard-256 (GCM-AES-256) Cipher Suite
- 802.1Qbf - PBB-TE Infrastructure Segment Protection
- 802.1Qbg - Edge Virtual Bridging
- 802.1BR - Bridge Port Extension
- 802.1AC - Media Access Control Service definition
- 802.1ACby - MAC Service Definition - Support of Ethernet over Media Oriented Systems Transport (MOST)
- 802.1r - GARP Proprietary Attribute Registration Protocol (GPRP)
- 802.1Qbh - Bridge Port Extension
- When submitting or uploading contributions to the public and private document repositories, please follow the 802.1 file naming conventions! That page also leads to the file upload form.
- 802 Architecture Group files.
- 802.1 meeting minutes.
- 802.1 Maintenance.
- 802.1 interpretations.
- 802 approved PARs.
- 802.1 patent policy and the current IEEE-SA record of standards-related patents.
- 802.1 documents
- IEEE Standards Style Manual
- Next 802 plenary meeting notice.
- Next 802.1 interim meeting notice.
- 802.1 email archives.
- 802 Architecture group email archives.
- Old linksec email archives and
- Information on using the 802.1 email reflector, including subscribing and unsubscribing.
- Search the public 802.1 documents.
- Sign up to join the Standards Association ballot pool to vote on sponsor ballots of 802 draft standards.
- IEEE Standards runs a Get IEEE802 programme which
allows anyone to download the standards for free, 6 months after publication. The
Portfolio of available documents is
- Project naming: 802.1 projects are identified using project names such as 802.1Q, 802.1ad, and 802.1Qat.
Following the "802.1" are one, two, three or even four letters. Upper case letters identify (standalone) standards,
and lower-case letters identify amendments (previously called supplements) to existing standards.
There should never be two projects differing only in the case of these letters! The three- and four-letter forms
have been introduced to better identify amendments. In this scheme, the first one or two letters (always uppercase)
identify the standard being amended, and the last two (always lowecase) identify the project doing the amending.
The notation 802.1Q-REV is used to identify a revision of an existing standard: these are more extensive
changes to the existing text than can be undertaken in an amendment. Previously, revisions also had
their own project names.
RSS feeds are available for each project page and for the main 802.1 index page. These can be used by compatible software (e.g. Mozilla Firefox,
Internet Explorer 7, and feed readers such as RSS Bandit) to provide alerts that new information is available on the website without having to manually check for it.
As new documents and presentations are uploaded to the website, they are automatically added to the web pages based on their filenames, and they are also added to the RSS feeds. The RSS feed for the main index page includes all new documents, whereas the per-project feeds are limited to their individual subjects.
This is a new and experimental feature, and feedback is welcomed.
- IEEE 802.1 Officers:
- IEEE Standards Staff Liaison for 802:
- IEEE 802.1 Operation Team:
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