Distributed-Denial-of-Service Open Threat Signaling (DOTS) Server Discovery
draft-boucadair-dots-server-discovery-03

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Network Working Group                                       M. Boucadair
Internet-Draft                                                    Orange
Intended status: Standards Track                                T. Reddy
Expires: April 21, 2018                                           McAfee
                                                                P. Patil
                                                                   Cisco
                                                        October 18, 2017

   Distributed-Denial-of-Service Open Threat Signaling (DOTS) Server
                               Discovery
                draft-boucadair-dots-server-discovery-03

Abstract

   It may not be possible for a network to determine the cause for an
   attack, but instead just realize that some resources seem to be under
   attack.  To fill that gap, Distributed-Denial-of-Service Open Threat
   Signaling (DOTS) allows a network to inform a DOTS server that it is
   under a potential attack so that appropriate mitigation actions are
   undertaken.

   This document specifies mechanisms to configure nodes with DOTS
   servers.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   4.  Why Multiple Discovery Mechanisms?  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   5.  Discovery Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   6.  Resolution  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   7.  Discovery using Service Resolution  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     7.1.  Retrieving Domain Name  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       7.1.1.  DHCP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   8.  DNS Service Discovery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     8.1.  DNS-SD  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     8.2.  mDNS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   9.  DHCP Options for DOTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     9.1.  DHCPv6 DOTS Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       9.1.1.  Format of DOTS Reference Identifier Option  . . . . .  12
       9.1.2.  Format Format of DOTS Address Option  . . . . . . . .  13
       9.1.3.  DHCPv6 Client Behavior  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     9.2.  DHCPv4 DOTS Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       9.2.1.  Format of DOTS Reference Identifier Option  . . . . .  14
       9.2.2.  Format Format of DOTS Address Option  . . . . . . . .  15
       9.2.3.  DHCPv4 Client Behavior  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   10. Anycast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   11. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     11.1.  DHCP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     11.2.  Service Resolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     11.3.  DNS Service Discovery  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     11.4.  Anycast  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   12. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     12.1.  DHCPv6 Option  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
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