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Reporting Information from DNS Authoritative Servers

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Paul E. Hoffman , Puneet Sood
Last updated 2021-03-13 (Latest revision 2020-09-09)
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This document defines a new DNS RRtype, AUTHINFO, that is used by authoritative servers to publish information about themselves. This information can be useful because a recursive resolver can determine an authoritative server's capabilities, such as whether an authoritative server supports the EDNS(0) client subnet extension.


Paul E. Hoffman
Puneet Sood

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