DNS wire-format over HTTP

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (dnsop WG)
Last updated 2016-08-03 (latest revision 2016-06-21)
Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsop-dns-wireformat-http
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This memo introduces a way to tunnel DNS data over HTTP. This may be useful in any situation where DNS is not working properly, such as when there is middlebox misbehavior.


Linjian Song (songlinjian@gmail.com)
Paul Vixie (vixie@tisf.net)
Shane Kerr (shane@biigroup.cn)
Runxia Wan (rxwan@biigroup.cn)

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