DNS-Based Service Discovery
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'DNS-Based Service Discovery' to Proposed Standard (draft-cheshire-dnsext-dns-sd-11.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'DNS-Based Service Discovery' (draft-cheshire-dnsext-dns-sd-11.txt) as a Proposed Standard This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an IETF Working Group. The IESG contact person is Ralph Droms. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-cheshire-dnsext-dns-sd/
Technical Summary This document describes a convention for naming and structuring DNS resource records. Given a type of service that a client is looking for, and a domain in which the client is looking for that service, this convention allows clients to discover a list of named instances of that desired service, using standard DNS queries. The service described in this document is referred to as DNS-based Service Discovery, or DNS-SD. Working Group Summary This document is AD-sponsored. Protocol Quality An earlier revision of this document was reviewed by the IETF and the IESG for publication as Informational. The current revision has been updated based on feedback from the earlier reviews. Ralph Droms reviewed the current revision. DNS-SD is widely implemented.