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Finding the Authoritative Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) Service
RFC 9224

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'Finding the Authoritative Registration Data (RDAP) Service' to Internet Standard (draft-ietf-regext-rfc7484bis-06.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Finding the Authoritative Registration Data (RDAP) Service'
  (draft-ietf-regext-rfc7484bis-06.txt) as Internet Standard

This document is the product of the Registration Protocols Extensions Working

The IESG contact persons are Murray Kucherawy and Francesca Palombini.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

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Technical Summary

This document specifies a method to find which Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) server is authoritative to answer queries for a requested scope, such as domain names, IP addresses, or Autonomous System numbers.

Working Group Summary

There was constructive WG feedback and nothing controversial vis-à-vis the updates that were made to the document. The author has addressed the feedback in the latest draft. No real fundamental changes were made to the document as the changes were only meant to update the maturity level of the document to Internet Standard.

Document Quality

The document quality is high. The specification in this document has been implemented on both the names and numbers sides. The Implementation Status section lists few of those implementations.


Document Shepherd: Jasdip Singh (
Area Director: Murray Kucherawy (

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