internet assigned numbers authority

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Internet Assigned Numbers Authority definition

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(IANA) The central registry for various "assigned numbers": Internet Protocol parameters, such as port, protocol, and enterprise numbers; and options, codes, and types. The currently assigned values are listed in the "Assigned Numbers" document STD 2. To request a number assignment, e-mail .
(1994-12-06)

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