DNS Catalog Zones
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DNSOP Working Group                                            L. Peltan
Internet-Draft                                                    CZ.NIC
Intended status: Standards Track                                 O. Sury
Expires: September 10, 2020                  Internet Systems Consortium
                                                               W. Toorop
                                                              NLnet Labs
                                                       L. Vandewoestijne
                                                           March 9, 2020

                           DNS Catalog Zones
                draft-toorop-dnsop-dns-catalog-zones-00

Abstract

   This document describes a method for automatic DNS zone provisioning
   among DNS primary and secondary nameservers by storing and
   transferring the catalog of zones to be provisioned as one or more
   regular DNS zones.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   4.  Catalog Zone Structure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     4.1.  SOA and NS Records  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     4.2.  Zone Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       4.2.1.  Resource Record Format  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       4.2.2.  Multi-valued Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       4.2.3.  Vendor-specific Properties  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     4.3.  Zone Structure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       4.3.1.  List of Member Zones  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       4.3.2.  Catalog Zone Schema Version . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       4.3.3.  Default Zone Configuration  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       4.3.4.  Zone Properties Specific to a Member Zone . . . . . .   8
   5.  Data Types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.1.  String  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.2.  Booleans  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.3.  Integers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.4.  Floating-Point Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.5.  Domain Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.6.  IP Prefix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.7.  Single Host Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   6.  Nameserver Behavior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     6.1.  General Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   7.  Updating Catalog Zones  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     7.1.  Implementation Notes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   8.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   9.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   10. Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   11. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     11.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     11.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   Appendix A.  Open issues and discussion (to be removed before
                final publication) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   Appendix B.  Change History (to be removed before final
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