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Resource Records for the DNS Security Extensions, RFC 4034

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Author(s)

R Arends, R Austein, M Larson, Daniel Massey, Scott W. Rose

Abstract

This document is part of a family of documents that describe the DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC). The DNS Security Extensions are a collection of resource records and protocol modifications that provide source authentication for the DNS. This document defines the public key (DNSKEY), delegation signer (DS), resource record digital signature (RRSIG), and authenticated denial of existence (NSEC) resource records. The purpose and format of each resource record is described in detail, and an example of each resource record is given.
Citation
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)

Keywords

DNS, DNSSEC, Network Security

Citation

Arends, R. , Austein, R. , Larson, M. , Massey, D. and Rose, S. (2005), Resource Records for the DNS Security Extensions, RFC 4034, Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created February 28, 2005, Updated October 12, 2021