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Ron Bonica
Pronouns: he/him

Ron Bonica has participated in the IETF since 1998. His areas of expertise include IP Routing, IPv6, Operational Security and network operations.

Ron lives in Northern Virginia. He enjoys yoga, and drawing.


Role Group Email
Chair IPv6 Operations (v6ops)
Chair Operational Security Capabilities for IP Network Infrastructure (opsec)
Materials Manager IPv6 Operations (v6ops)
Reviewer Internet Area Directorate (intdir)
Reviewer Ops Directorate (opsdir)
Reviewer Routing Area Directorate (rtgdir)
Tech Advisor Network Virtualization Overlays (nvo3)

RFCs (21)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 3609 Oct 2003 Tracing Requirements for Generic Tunnels
RFC 4684 Nov 2006 Constrained Route Distribution for Border Gateway Protocol/MultiProtocol Label Switching (BGP/MPLS) Internet Protocol (IP) Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) 17 RFCs
RFC 4797 Jan 2007 Use of Provider Edge to Provider Edge (PE-PE) Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) or IP in BGP/MPLS IP Virtual Private Networks 2 RFCs
RFC 4884 Apr 2007 Extended ICMP to Support Multi-Part Messages 19 RFCs
RFC 4950 Aug 2007 ICMP Extensions for Multiprotocol Label Switching 6 RFCs
RFC 5837 Apr 2010 Extending ICMP for Interface and Next-Hop Identification 11 RFCs
RFC 5925 Jun 2010 The TCP Authentication Option 72 RFCs
RFC 6291 Jun 2011 Guidelines for the Use of the "OAM" Acronym in the IETF 21 RFCs
RFC 6890 Apr 2013 Special-Purpose IP Address Registries 19 RFCs
RFC 7112 Jan 2014 Implications of Oversized IPv6 Header Chains 8 RFCs
RFC 7543 May 2015 Covering Prefixes Outbound Route Filter for BGP-4 1 RFC
RFC 7588 Jul 2015 A Widely Deployed Solution to the Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) Fragmentation Problem 2 RFCs
RFC 7676 Oct 2015 IPv6 Support for Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) 10 RFCs
RFC 7746 Jan 2016 Label Switched Path (LSP) Self-Ping
RFC 8161 May 2017 Benchmarking the Neighbor Discovery Protocol
RFC 8190 Jun 2017 Updates to the Special-Purpose IP Address Registries 2 RFCs
RFC 8335 Feb 2018 PROBE: A Utility for Probing Interfaces 1 RFC
RFC 8642 Aug 2019 Policy Behavior for Well-Known BGP Communities
RFC 8900 Sep 2020 IP Fragmentation Considered Fragile 10 RFCs
RFC 9502 Nov 2023 IGP Flexible Algorithm in IP Networks
RFC 9570 May 2024 Deprecating the Use of Router Alert in LSP Ping

Active Internet-Drafts (14)

Expired Internet-Drafts (75)

(Excluding replaced Internet-Drafts.)

Internet-Draft Activity