Deprecation of HMAC-MD5 in DNS TSIG and TKEY Resource Records

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dnsext WG)
Author Francis Dupont 
Last updated 2009-05-08
Replaces draft-dupont-dnsext-tsig-md5-deprecated
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at


The main purpose of this document is to deprecate the use of HMAC-MD5 as an algorithm for the TSIG (secret key transaction authentication) resource record in the DNS (domain name system), and the use of MD5 in TKEY (secret key establishment for DNS).


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