JSON Responses for the Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP)
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Network Working Group                                          A. Newton
Internet-Draft                                                      ARIN
Intended status: Standards Track                           S. Hollenbeck
Expires: July 7, 2013                                      Verisign Labs
                                                         January 3, 2013

    JSON Responses for the Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP)
                   draft-ietf-weirds-json-response-02

Abstract

   This document describes JSON data structures representing
   registration information maintained by Regional Internet Registries
   (RIRs) and Domain Name Registries (DNRs).  These data structures are
   used to form Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) query
   responses.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   2.  Terminology and Definitions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   3.  Common Data Types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   4.  Use of JSON  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
     4.1.  Signaling  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
     4.2.  Naming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
   5.  Common Data Structures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     5.1.  RDAP Conformance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     5.2.  Notices  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     5.3.  Language Identifier  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     5.4.  An Example . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
   6.  Object Class Links . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
   7.  The Entity Object Class  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
     7.1.  The RIR Entity Object Class  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
     7.2.  The DNR Entity Object Class  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   8.  The Nameserver Object Class  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
   9.  The Domain Object Class  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
     9.1.  The RIR Domain Object Class  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
     9.2.  The DNR Domain Object Class  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
   10. The IP Network Object Class  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
   11. Autonomous System Number Entity Object Class . . . . . . . . . 32
   12. Error Response Body  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
   13. IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
   14. Internationalization Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
     14.1. Character Encoding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
     14.2. URIs and IRIs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
     14.3. Language Tags  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
     14.4. Internationalized Domain Names . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
   15. Contributing Authors and Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . 38
   16. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
     16.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
     16.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
   Appendix A.  Suggested Values  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
     A.1.  Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
     A.2.  Roles  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
     A.3.  Variant Relations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
   Appendix B.  Suggested Data Modeling with the Entity Object
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