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Securely Distributing the DNS Root

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Warren "Ace" Kumari , Paul E. Hoffman
Last updated 2015-01-04 (Latest revision 2014-07-03)
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This document recommends that recursive DNS resolvers get copies of the root zone, validate it using DNSSEC, populate their caches with the information, and also give negative responses from the validated zone. [[ Note: This document is largely a discussion starting point. ]]


Warren "Ace" Kumari
Paul E. Hoffman

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