Storing Certificates in the Domain Name System (DNS), March 2006
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 2538
- Updated by:
- RFC 6944
- S. Josefsson
- dnsext (int)
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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]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.