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Signaling Cryptographic Algorithm Understanding in DNSSEC

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Steve Crocker , Scott Rose
Last updated 2010-10-08
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The DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) were developed to provide origin authentication and integrity protection for DNS data by using digital signatures. These digital signatures can be generated using different algorithms. This draft sets out to specify a way for validating end-system resolvers to signal to a server which cryptographic algorithms they support.


Steve Crocker
Scott Rose

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