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Encouraging the use of DNS IN-ADDR Mapping

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Author Daniel Senie
Last updated 2021-06-19 (Latest revision 2005-08-02)
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Mapping of addresses to names has been a feature of DNS. Many sites, implement it, many others don't. Some applications attempt to use it as a part of a security strategy. The goal of this document is to encourage proper deployment of address to name mappings, and provide guidance for their use.


Daniel Senie

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