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

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Last updated 1999-10-26
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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 (pk@techfak.uni-bielefeld.de)

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