[rfc-dist] RFC 4795 on Link-local Multicast Name Resolution (LLMNR)

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        RFC 4795

        Title:      Link-local Multicast Name Resolution (LLMNR) 
        Author:     B. Aboba, D. Thaler,
                    L. Esibov
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       January 2007
        Mailbox:    bernarda at microsoft.com, 
                    dthaler at microsoft.com, 
                    levone at microsoft.com
        Pages:      31
        Characters: 71969
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-dnsext-mdns-47.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4795.txt

The goal of Link-Local Multicast Name Resolution (LLMNR) is to enable
name resolution in scenarios in which conventional DNS name
resolution is not possible.  LLMNR supports all current and future
DNS formats, types, and classes, while operating on a separate port
from DNS, and with a distinct resolver cache.  Since LLMNR only
operates on the local link, it cannot be considered a substitute for
DNS.  This memo provides information for the Internet community.

This document is a product of the DNS Extensions
Working Group of the IETF.


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