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DNS Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) Resource Record

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Phillip Hallam-Baker , Rob Stradling , Ben Laurie
Last updated 2012-01-12 (Latest revision 2011-05-10)
Replaced by draft-ietf-pkix-caa
RFC stream (None)
Intended RFC status (None)
Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
RFC Editor Note (None)
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-pkix-caa
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


The Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) DNS Resource Record allows a DNS domain name holder to specify the certificate signing certificate(s) authorized to issue certificates for that domain. CAA resource records allow a public Certification Authority to implement additional controls to reduce the risk of unintended certificate mis- issue.


Phillip Hallam-Baker
Rob Stradling
Ben Laurie

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)