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Storing application public keys in the DNS

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Author Jacob Schlyter
Last updated 2002-02-13 (Latest revision 2001-11-12)
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This document specifies a new DNS RR type for applications to store public keys in. Experience with DNSSEC has indicated that mixing DNS keys and application keys is a bad idea in many regards. The new RR expands certain fields based on experience from early DNSSEC deployment.


Jacob Schlyter

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