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DNSSEC NSEC2 Owner and RDATA Format

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Author Ben Laurie
Last updated 2004-12-09
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The DNS Security (DNSSEC) NSEC resource record (RR) is intended to be used to provide authenticated denial of existence of DNS owner names and types; however, it also permits any user to obtain a listing of all DNS owner names in a zone. This can accomplished via successive DNS queries for all NSEC RRs in that zone.


Ben Laurie

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