Resource Records for EUI-48 and EUI-64 Addresses in the DNS
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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: Document Action: 'Resource Records for EUI-48 and EUI-64 Addresses in the DNS' to Informational RFC (draft-jabley-dnsext-eui48-eui64-rrtypes-07.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Resource Records for EUI-48 and EUI-64 Addresses in the DNS' (draft-jabley-dnsext-eui48-eui64-rrtypes-07.txt) as Informational RFC This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an IETF Working Group. The IESG contact person is Joel Jaeggli. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-jabley-dnsext-eui48-eui64-rrtypes/
Technical Summary 48-bit Extended Unique Identifiers (EUI-48) and 64-bit Extended Unique Identifiers (EUI-64) are address formats specified by the IEEE for use in various layer-2 networks, e.g. ethernet. This document defines two new DNS resource record types, EUI48 and EUI64, for encoding ethernet addresses in the DNS. Working Group Summary Document received three revisions during it's IETF last call. A second IETF last call was carried out to due to the duration of the edit cycle. Document Quality The document has received significant review. It was not entirely without controversy before and during IETF last call. We believe that there is consensus that the privacy and security considerations is sufficiently evocative for how such zones should be treated. There are a narrow minority opinions that the DNS is not a place under any circumstances for internal use / scope information. Personnel Joel Jaeggli is the sponsoring AD and the author of the shepherd's writeup.