DNS Catalog Zones
draft-muks-dnsop-dns-catalog-zones-04

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Internet Engineering Task Force                             M. Sivaraman
Internet-Draft                                                 S. Morris
Intended status: Experimental                                  R. Bellis
Expires: September 2, 2018                                   W. Krecicki
                                             Internet Systems Consortium
                                                           March 1, 2018

                           DNS Catalog Zones
                 draft-muks-dnsop-dns-catalog-zones-04

Abstract

   This document describes a method for automatic DNS zone provisioning
   among DNS primary and secondary nameservers by storing and
   transferring the catalog of zones to be provisioned as one or more
   regular DNS zones.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   4.  Catalog Zone Structure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     4.1.  SOA and NS Records  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     4.2.  Zone Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
       4.2.1.  Resource Record Format  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       4.2.2.  Multi-valued Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       4.2.3.  Vendor-specific Properties  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     4.3.  Zone Structure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       4.3.1.  List of Member Zones  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       4.3.2.  Catalog Zone Schema Version . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       4.3.3.  Default Zone Configuration  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       4.3.4.  Zone Properties Specific to a Member Zone . . . . . .   7
   5.  Data Types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.1.  String  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.2.  Booleans  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.3.  Integers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.4.  Floating-Point Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.5.  Domain Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.6.  IP Prefix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.7.  Single Host Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   6.  Nameserver Behavior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     6.1.  General Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     6.2.  Updating Catalog Zones  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     6.3.  Implementation Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   7.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   8.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   9.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   10. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     10.1.  Normative references . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     10.2.  Informative references . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   Appendix A.  Open issues and discussion (to be removed before
                final publication) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   Appendix B.  Change History (to be removed before final
                publication) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
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