A review of DNS over port 80/443
draft-shane-review-dns-over-http-04

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Abstract

The default DNS transport uses UDP on port 53. There are many motivations why users or operators may prefer to avoid sending DNS traffic in this way. A common solution is to use port 80 or 443; with plain TCP, TLS-encrypted TCP, or full HTTP(S). This memo reviews the possible approaches and delivers some useful information for developers.

Authors

Shane Kerr (shane@biigroup.cn)
Linjian Song (songlinjian@gmail.com)
Runxia Wan (rxwan@biigroup.cn)

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