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Using DNS SRV RRs with URLs

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Dr. Masataka Ohta
Last updated 2012-04-01 (Latest revision 2011-09-29)
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DNS SRV RRs of a domain implicitly specify servers and port numbers corresponding to the domain. By combining URLs and SRV RRs, no port numbers have to be specified explicitly in URLs, even if non-default port numbers are used, which makes URLs more concise for port based virtual and real hosting, where port based real hosting means that multiple servers sharing an IP address are distinguished by port numbers to give service for different URLs, which is the case for port forwarded servers behind NAT and servers with realm specific IP.


Dr. Masataka Ohta

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