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RFC 2671

"Extension Mechanisms for DNS (EDNS0)", August 1999

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2671.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoleted by:
RFC 6891
Author:
P. Vixie
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dnsind (int)

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Abstract

The Domain Name System's wire protocol includes a number of fixed fields whose range has been or soon will be exhausted and does not allow clients to advertise their capabilities to servers. This document describes backward compatible mechanisms for allowing the protocol to grow. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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