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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-dnsext-restrict-key-for-dnssec-03.txt



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	Title		: Limiting the Scope of the KEY Resource Record
	Author(s)	: D. Massey, S. Rose
	Filename	: draft-ietf-dnsext-restrict-key-for-dnssec-03.txt
	Pages		: 15
	Date		: 01-Jul-02
	
This document limits the Domain Name System KEY resource record to
only keys used by the Domain Name System Security Extensions
(DNSSEC).  The original KEY resource record used sub-typing to store
both DNSSEC keys and arbitrary application keys.  Storing both DNSSEC
and application keys in one record was a mistake.  This document
removes application keys from the KEY record by redefining the
Protocol Octet field in the KEY Resource Record Data.  As a result of
removing application keys, all but one of the flags in the KEY record
become unnecessary and are removed.  Three existing application key
sub-types are changed to reserved, but the format of the KEY record
is not changed.  This document updates RFC 2535.

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