IPv6 Router Advertisement Options for DNS Configuration
draft-ietf-6man-rdnss-rfc6106bis-13

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Network Working Group                                           J. Jeong
Internet-Draft                                   Sungkyunkwan University
Obsoletes: 6106 (if approved)                                    S. Park
Intended status: Standards Track                     Samsung Electronics
Expires: November 29, 2016                                    L. Beloeil
                                                      France Telecom R&D
                                                          S. Madanapalli
                                                       iRam Technologies
                                                            May 28, 2016

        IPv6 Router Advertisement Options for DNS Configuration
                  draft-ietf-6man-rdnss-rfc6106bis-13

Abstract

   This document specifies IPv6 Router Advertisement (RA) options
   (called DNS RA options) to allow IPv6 routers to advertise a list of
   DNS recursive server addresses and a DNS Search List to IPv6 hosts.

   This document obsoletes RFC 6106 and allows a higher default value of
   the lifetime of the DNS RA options to avoid the frequent expiry of
   the options on links with a relatively high rate of packet loss.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.1.  Applicability Statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.2.  Coexistence of RA Options and DHCP Options for DNS
           Configuration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   2.  Requirements Language  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   3.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   4.  Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   5.  Neighbor Discovery Extension . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     5.1.  Recursive DNS Server Option  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     5.2.  DNS Search List Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     5.3.  Procedure of DNS Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
       5.3.1.  Procedure in IPv6 Hosts  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
       5.3.2.  Warnings for DNS Options Configuration . . . . . . . .  9
   6.  Implementation Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     6.1.  DNS Repository Management  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     6.2.  Synchronization between DNS Server List and Resolver
           Repository . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     6.3.  Synchronization between DNS Search List and Resolver
           Repository . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
   7.  Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
     7.1.  Security Threats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
     7.2.  Recommendations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
   8.  IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
   9.  Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
   10. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
     10.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
     10.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
   Appendix A.  Changes from RFC 6106 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

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