DNS X-Proxied-For

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It is becoming more commonplace to install front end proxy devices in front of DNS servers to provide (for example) load balancing or to perform transport layer conversions. This document defines a meta resource record that allows a DNS server to receive information about the client's original transport protocol parameters when supplied by trusted proxies.


Ray Bellis (ray@isc.org)
Peter van Dijk (peter.van.dijk@powerdns.com)
RĂ©mi Gacogne (remi.gacogne@powerdns.com)

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