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A DNS RR Type for Lists of IP Address Prefixes (APL RR)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dnsext WG)
Expired & archived
Author Peter Koch
Last updated 1999-10-26
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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The Domain Name System is primarily used to translate domain names into IPv4 addresses using A RRs. Several approaches exist to describe networks or address ranges. This document proposes a new DNS RR type 'APL' for address prefix lists.


Peter Koch

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