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RFC 4398

"Storing Certificates in the Domain Name System (DNS)", March 2006

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 2538
Updated by:
RFC 6944
Author:
S. Josefsson
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dnsext (int)

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Abstract

Cryptographic public keys are frequently published, and their authenticity is 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]


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