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Alias algorithm identifier assignment mechanism for DNSSEC

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Jiankang Yao , Jian Jin , Wei MAO
Last updated 2010-08-11
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Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
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DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) has been developed to provide origin authentication and integrity protection for DNS data by using digital signatures. The DNSKEY, RRSIG, and DS RRs use an 8-bit number to identify the security algorithm being used. More and more new RRTYPEs will appear in future. This document defines an alias algorithm identifier assignment method for DNSSEC 8-bit algorithm numbers.


Jiankang Yao
Jian Jin

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