[rfc-dist] RFC 5205 on Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Domain Name System (DNS) Extensions

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        RFC 5205

        Title:      Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Domain 
                    Name System (DNS) Extensions 
        Author:     P. Nikander, J. Laganier
        Status:     Experimental
        Date:       April 2008
        Mailbox:    pekka.nikander at nomadiclab.com, 
                    julien.ietf at laposte.net
        Pages:      17
        Characters: 34799
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-hip-dns-09.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5205.txt

This document specifies a new resource record (RR) for the Domain
Name System (DNS), and how to use it with the Host Identity Protocol
(HIP).  This RR allows a HIP node to store in the DNS its Host
Identity (HI, the public component of the node public-private key
pair), Host Identity Tag (HIT, a truncated hash of its public key),
and the Domain Names of its rendezvous servers (RVSs).  This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.

This document is a product of the Host Identity Protocol Working Group of the IETF.


EXPERIMENTAL: This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the
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