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        RFC 3090

        Title:      DNS Security Extension Clarification on Zone
        Author(s):  E. Lewis
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       March 2001
        Mailbox:    lewis@tislabs.com
        Pages:      11
        Characters: 24166
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:  None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-dnsext-zone-status-05.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3090.txt

The definition of a secured zone is presented, clarifying and updating
sections of RFC 2535.  RFC 2535 defines a zone to be secured based on
a per algorithm basis, e.g., a zone can be secured with RSA keys, and
not secured with DSA keys.  This document changes this to define a
zone to be secured or not secured regardless of the key algorithm used
(or not used).  To further simplify the determination of a zone's
status, "experimentally secure" status is deprecated.

This document is a product of the DNS Extensions Working Group of the

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