RFC 4471

Derivation of DNS Name Predecessor and Successor, September 2006

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4471.txt
File formats:
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Status:
EXPERIMENTAL
Authors:
G. Sisson
B. Laurie
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dnsext (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC4471

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Abstract

This document describes two methods for deriving the canonically-ordered predecessor and successor of a DNS name. These methods may be used for dynamic NSEC resource record synthesis, enabling security-aware name servers to provide authenticated denial of existence without disclosing other owner names in a DNSSEC secured zone. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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