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Serving Stale Data to Improve DNS Resiliency

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (dnsop WG)
Expired & archived
Authors David C Lawrence , Warren "Ace" Kumari
Last updated 2017-10-30
Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsop-serve-stale
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsop-serve-stale
Consensus boilerplate Yes
Telechat date (None)
Responsible AD (None)
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This draft defines a method for recursive resolvers to use stale DNS data to avoid outages when authoritative nameservers cannot be reached to refresh expired data.


David C Lawrence
Warren "Ace" Kumari

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