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RFC 2845

"Secret Key Transaction Authentication for DNS (TSIG)", May 2000

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 1035
Updated by:
RFC 3645, RFC 4635, RFC 6895
Authors:
P. Vixie
O. Gudmundsson
D. Eastlake 3rd
B. Wellington
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dnsext (int)

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Abstract

This protocol allows for transaction level authentication using shared secrets and one way hashing. It can be used to authenticate dynamic updates as coming from an approved client, or to authenticate responses as coming from an approved recursive name server. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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