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EDNS Option for performing a data PING

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Authors Bert Hubert , David Ulevitch
Last updated 2009-04-20
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For various reasons, it may be desirable to ask a remote nameserver to add certain data to the response to a query. This document describes an EDNS option that implements such behavioiur.


Bert Hubert
David Ulevitch

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