RFC 6672

DNAME Redirection in the DNS, June 2012

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6672.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 2672
Updates:
RFC 3363
Authors:
S. Rose
W. Wijngaards
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dnsext (int)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC6672

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Abstract

The DNAME record provides redirection for a subtree of the domain name tree in the DNS. That is, all names that end with a particular suffix are redirected to another part of the DNS. This document obsoletes the original specification in RFC 2672 as well as updates the document on representing IPv6 addresses in DNS (RFC 3363). [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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