The DNS Inverse Key Domain

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dnssec WG)
Last updated 1997-03-27
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at


Proposed Standard protocol extensions now exist to the Domain Name System (DNS) to authenticate the data in DNS and provide key distribution services (RFC 2065). This draft proposes a special domain which would allow entities to be found from their keys if they have voluntarily registered them in that domain.


Donald Eastlake (

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