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DNS X-Proxied-For

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Ray Bellis , Peter van Dijk , Rémi Gacogne
Last updated 2018-09-06 (Latest revision 2018-03-05)
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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
Peter van Dijk
Rémi Gacogne

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