CoRE Resource Directory

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (core WG)
Last updated 2014-06-14 (latest revision 2013-12-11)
Replaces draft-shelby-core-resource-directory
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In many M2M applications, direct discovery of resources is not practical due to sleeping nodes, disperse networks, or networks where multicast traffic is inefficient. These problems can be solved by employing an entity called a Resource Directory (RD), which hosts descriptions of resources held on other servers, allowing lookups to be performed for those resources. This document specifies the web interfaces that a Resource Directory supports in order for web servers to discover the RD and to register, maintain, lookup and remove resources descriptions. Furthermore, new link attributes useful in conjunction with an RD are defined.


Zach Shelby (
Carsten Bormann (
Srdjan Krco (

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