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Initializing a DNS Resolver with Priming Queries

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (dnsop WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Peter Koch , Matt Larson , Paul E. Hoffman
Last updated 2023-06-07 (Latest revision 2023-05-15)
Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsop-rfc8109bis
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsop-rfc8109bis
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document describes the queries that a DNS resolver should emit to initialize its cache. The result is that the resolver gets both a current NS Resource Record Set (RRset) for the root zone and the necessary address information for reaching the root servers. This document, when published, obsoletes RFC 8109.


Peter Koch
Matt Larson
Paul E. Hoffman

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