Padding Policies for Extension Mechanisms for DNS (EDNS(0))
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: The IESG <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Brian Haberman <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Document Action: 'Padding Policy for EDNS(0)' to Experimental RFC (draft-ietf-dprive-padding-policy-06.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Padding Policy for EDNS(0)' (draft-ietf-dprive-padding-policy-06.txt) as Experimental RFC This document is the product of the DNS PRIVate Exchange Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Suresh Krishnan and Terry Manderson. A URL of this Internet Draft is: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-dprive-padding-policy/
Technical Summary RFC 7830 specifies the EDNS(0) 'Padding' option, but does not specify the actual padding length for specific applications. This memo lists the possible options ("Padding Policies"), discusses implications of each of these options, and provides a recommended (experimental) option. Working Group Summary: The WG process for this document was smooth and well-supported. There have been involved discussions, but the consensus for the final content of this document is strong. Document Quality: The document is driven by empirical research carried out by Daniel K. Gillmor to determine potential padding strategies for encrypted DNS traffic. Several WG participants have indicated a desire to begin experimentation with the recommended padding strategy. Personnel: Document Shepherd is Brian Haberman. Responsible Area Director is Terry Manderson.