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RFC 6593

"Service Undiscovery Using Hide-and-Go-Seek for the Domain Pseudonym System (DPS)", April 1 2012

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Status:
EXPERIMENTAL
Authors:
C. Pignataro
J. Clarke
G. Salgueiro
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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Abstract

With the ubiquitous success of service discovery techniques, curious clients are faced with an increasing overload of service instances and options listed when they browse for services. A typical domain may contain web servers, remote desktop servers, printers, file servers, video content servers, automatons, Points of Presence using artificial intelligence, etc., all advertising their presence. Unsurprisingly, it is expected that some protocols and services will choose the comfort of anonymity and avoid discovery. This memo describes a new experimental protocol for this purpose utilizing the Domain Pseudonym System (DPS), and discusses strategies for its successful implementation and deployment. This document 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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