Finding the Authoritative Registration Data (RDAP) Service
draft-ietf-weirds-bootstrap-06

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Network Working Group                                        M. Blanchet
Internet-Draft                                              G. Leclanche
Intended status: Standards Track                                Viagenie
Expires: March 8, 2015                                 September 4, 2014

       Finding the Authoritative Registration Data (RDAP) Service
                   draft-ietf-weirds-bootstrap-06.txt

Abstract

   This document specifies a method to find which Registration Data
   Access Protocol (RDAP) server is authoritative to answer queries for
   a requested scope, such as domain names, IP addresses or Autonomous
   System numbers.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Conventions Used In This Document . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   3.  Structure of RDAP Bootstrap Registries  . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   4.  Domain Name RDAP Bootstrap Registry . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   5.  Internet Numbers RDAP Bootstrap Registries  . . . . . . . . .   6
     5.1.  IPv4 Address Space RDAP Bootstrap Registry  . . . . . . .   6
     5.2.  IPv6 Address Space RDAP Registry  . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     5.3.  Autonomous Systems RDAP Bootstrap Registry  . . . . . . .   8
   6.  Entity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   7.  Non-existent Entries or RDAP URL Values . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   8.  Deployment and Implementation Considerations  . . . . . . . .  10
   9.  Limitations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   10. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   11. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   12. Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   13. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     13.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     13.2.  Non-Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14

1.  Introduction

   Querying and retrieving registration data from registries are defined
   in the Registration Data Access Protocol(RDAP) [I-D.ietf-weirds-rdap-
   query][I-D.ietf-weirds-using-http][I-D.ietf-weirds-json-response].
   These documents do not specify where to send the queries.  This
   document specifies a method to find which server is authoritative to
   answer queries for the requested scope.

   The proposed mechanism is based on the fact that allocation data for
   domain names and IP addresses are maintained by IANA, are publicly
   available and are in a structured format.  The mechanism assumes some
   data structure within these registries and request IANA to create
   these registries for the specific purpose of RDAP use, herein named
   RDAP Bootstrap registries.  An RDAP client fetches the RDAP Bootstrap
   registries, extract the data and then do a match with the query data
   to find the authoritative registration data server and appropriate
   query base URL.

2.  Conventions Used In This Document

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
   document are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].

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