Storing SSH Host Keys in DNS

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (secsh WG)
Author Wesley Griffin 
Last updated 2001-05-07 (latest revision 2001-02-01)
Replaced by draft-ietf-secsh-dns-key-format
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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DNS Security Extensions enables the secure distribution of public keys over the Internet. This is a desirable feature for the SSH protocol. This document defines the format for storing SSH host keys in KEY resource records.


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