RFC 2538

Storing Certificates in the Domain Name System (DNS), March 1999

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2538.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoleted by:
RFC 4398
Authors:
D. Eastlake 3rd
O. Gudmundsson
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dnssec (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC2538

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Abstract

Cryptographic public key are frequently published and their authenticity demonstrated by certificates. A CERT resource record (RR) is defined so that such certificates and related certificate revocation lists can be stored in the Domain Name System (DNS). [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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