Using DNS Names in the IETF ACL Model

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End points are commonly referenced by higher level functions through the DNS. This is especially the case in cloud-based functions, which might have hundreds of IP addresses for the same name. This brief memo extends the IETF-ACL model to allow access-control via domain names.


Eliot Lear (

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