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Resource Records for the DNS Security Extensions, RFC 4034

Published

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
Created March 1, 2005, Updated July 14, 2017