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RFC 3658 Delegation Signer (DS) Resource Record (RR)




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        RFC 3658

        Title:      Delegation Signer (DS) Resource Record (RR)
        Author(s):  O. Gudmundsson
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       December 2003
        Mailbox:    ds-rfc@ogud.com
        Pages:      19
        Characters: 42120
        Updates:    3090, 3008, 2535, 1035

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-dnsext-delegation-signer-15.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3658.txt


The delegation signer (DS) resource record (RR) is inserted at a zone
cut (i.e., a delegation point) to indicate that the delegated zone is
digitally signed and that the delegated zone recognizes the indicated
key as a valid zone key for the delegated zone.  The DS RR is a
modification to the DNS Security Extensions definition, motivated by
operational considerations.  The intent is to use this resource record
as an explicit statement about the delegation, rather than relying on
inference.

This document defines the DS RR, gives examples of how it is used and
describes the implications on resolvers.  This change is not backwards
compatible with RFC 2535.  This document updates RFC 1035, RFC 2535,
RFC 3008 and RFC 3090.

This document is a product of the DNS Extensions Working Group of the
IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
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Joyce K. Reynolds and Sandy Ginoza
USC/Information Sciences Institute

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