RFC 3258

Distributing Authoritative Name Servers via Shared Unicast Addresses, April 2002

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3258.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
T. Hardie
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dnsop (ops)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3258

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Abstract

This memo describes a set of practices intended to enable an authoritative name server operator to provide access to a single named server in multiple locations. The primary motivation for the development and deployment of these practices is to increase the distribution of Domain Name System (DNS) servers to previously under- served areas of the network topology and to reduce the latency for DNS query responses in those areas. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


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