Verifying Resource Records Without Knowing Their Contents

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Last updated 1999-02-17
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DNSSEC [RFC2065] provides a mechanism to cryptographically verify a DNS resource record provided we can get it into canonical form. The problem is how do we do this without knowing the contents of all resource record types? This document provides one possible solution to this problem.


Mark Andrews (

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