Domain Name System Security Extensions, January 1997
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 2535
- RFC 1034, RFC 1035
- D. Eastlake 3rd
- dnssec (sec)
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The Domain Name System (DNS) has become a critical operational part of the Internet infrastructure yet it has no strong security mechanisms to assure data integrity or authentication. Extensions to the DNS are described that provide these services to security aware resolvers or applications through the use of cryptographic digital signatures. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.