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Address-specific DNS Name Redirection (ANAME)

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (dnsop WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Evan Hunt , Peter van Dijk , Anthony Eden
Last updated 2017-05-27 (Latest revision 2017-04-07)
Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsop-aname
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsop-aname
Consensus boilerplate Yes
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document defines the "ANAME" DNS RR type, to provide similar functionality to CNAME, but only redirects type A and AAAA queries. Unlike CNAME, an ANAME can coexist with other record types. The ANAME RR allows zone owners to redirect queries for apex domain names in a standards compliant manner.


Evan Hunt
Peter van Dijk
Anthony Eden

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