Simple Secure Domain Name System (DNS) Dynamic Update

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dnssec WG)
Author Brian Wellington 
Last updated 1999-02-26
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This draft proposes an alternative method for performing secure Domain Name System (DNS) dynamic updates. The method described here is both simple and flexible enough to represent any policy decisions. Secure communication based on request/transaction signatures [TSIG] is used to provide authentication and authorization.


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