Registration Data Access Protocol Query Format
draft-ietf-weirds-rdap-query-06

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Network Working Group                                          A. Newton
Internet-Draft                                                      ARIN
Intended status: Standards Track                           S. Hollenbeck
Expires: February 17, 2014                                 Verisign Labs
                                                         August 16, 2013

             Registration Data Access Protocol Query Format
                    draft-ietf-weirds-rdap-query-06

Abstract

   This document describes uniform patterns to construct HTTP URLs that
   may be used to retrieve registration information from registries
   (including both Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) and Domain Name
   Registries (DNRs)) using "RESTful" web access patterns.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Conventions Used in This Document . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Acronyms and Abbreviations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Path Segment Specification  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.1.  Lookup Path Segment Specification . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
       3.1.1.  IP Network Path Segment Specification . . . . . . . .   4
       3.1.2.  Autonomous System Path Segment Specification  . . . .   5
       3.1.3.  Domain Path Segment Specification . . . . . . . . . .   6
       3.1.4.  Name Server Path Segment Specification  . . . . . . .   6
       3.1.5.  Entity Path Segment Specification . . . . . . . . . .   7
       3.1.6.  Help Path Segment Specification . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.2.  Search Path Segment Specification . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       3.2.1.  Domain Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       3.2.2.  Name Server Search  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       3.2.3.  Entity Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   4.  Search Processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   5.  Extensibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   6.  Internationalization Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   8.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   9.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   10. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     10.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     10.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   Appendix A.  Change Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14

1.  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 RFC 2119 [RFC2119].

1.1.  Acronyms and Abbreviations

      IDN: Internationalized Domain Name
      IDNA: Internationalized Domain Names in Applications
      DNR: Domain Name Registry
      RDAP: Registration Data Access Protocol
      REST: Representational State Transfer State Transfer.  The term
      was first described in a doctoral dissertation [REST].
      RESTful: an adjective that describes a service using HTTP and the
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