Padding Profiles for EDNS(0)

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (dprive WG)
Author Alexander Mayrhofer 
Last updated 2016-12-01 (latest revision 2016-10-31)
Replaced by RFC 8467
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
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RFC 7830 specifies the EDNS0 'Padding' option, but does not specify the amount of padding to be used in specific applications. This memo lists the possible options ("Padding Profiles"), discusses the implications of each of these options, and provides implementation guidance.


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