Resource Records for EUI-48 and EUI-64 Addresses in the DNS
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Network Working Group                                           J. Abley
Internet-Draft                                  TekSavvy Solutions, Inc.
Intended status: Standards Track                          April 23, 2013
Expires: October 25, 2013

      Resource Records for EUI-48 and EUI-64 Addresses in the DNS
               draft-jabley-dnsext-eui48-eui64-rrtypes-03

Abstract

   48-bit Extended Unique Identifiers (EUI-48) and 64-bit Extended
   Unique Identifiers (EUI-64) are address formats specified by the IEEE
   for use in various layer-2 networks, e.g. ethernet.

   This document defines two new DNS resource record types, EUI48 and
   EUI64, for encoding ethernet addresses in the DNS.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   2.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   3.  The EUI48 Resource Record  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     3.1.  EUI48 RDATA Wire Format  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     3.2.  EUI48 RR Presentation Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   4.  The EUI64 Resource Record  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     4.1.  EUI64 RDATA Wire Format  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     4.2.  EUI64 RR Presentation Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   5.  Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
   6.  Example Use-Case: IP Address Tracking in DOCSIS Networks . . .  8
   7.  DNS Protocol Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
   8.  IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
   9.  Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
   10. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
   11. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     11.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     11.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
   Appendix A.  Editorial Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
     A.1.  RRType Parameter Allocation Template . . . . . . . . . . . 14
     A.2.  Change History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
   Author's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

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1.  Introduction

   The Domain Name System (DNS) is described in [RFC1034] and [RFC1035].
   This base specification defines many Resource Record (RR) Types, and
   subsequent specifications have defined others.  Each defined RRType
   provides a means of encoding particular data in the DNS.

   48-bit Extended Unique Identifiers (EUI-48) [EUI48] and 64-bit
   Extended Unique Identifiers (EUI-64) [EUI64] are address formats
   specified by the IEEE for use in various layer-2 networks, e.g.
   ethernet.

   This document defines two new RR Types, EUI48 and EUI64 for encoding
   EUI-48 and EUI-64 addresses in the DNS.

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