RFC 5864

DNS SRV Resource Records for AFS, April 2010

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5864.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 1183
Author:
R. Allbery
Stream:
IETF
Source:
NON WORKING GROUP

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC5864

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Abstract

This document specifies how to use DNS (Domain Name Service) SRV RRs (Resource Records) to locate services for the AFS distributed file system and how the priority and weight values of the SRV RR should be interpreted in the server ranking system used by AFS. It updates RFC 1183 to deprecate the use of the AFSDB RR to locate AFS cell database servers and provides guidance for backward compatibility. [STANDARDS TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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