[rfc-dist] RFC 5155 on DNS Security (DNSSEC) Hashed Authenticated Denial of Existence

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        RFC 5155

        Title:      DNS Security (DNSSEC) Hashed Authenticated 
                    Denial of Existence 
        Author:     B. Laurie, G. Sisson,
                    R. Arends, D. Blacka
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       March 2008
        Mailbox:    ben at links.org, 
                    geoff-s at panix.com, 
                    roy at nominet.org.uk,  davidb at verisign.com
        Pages:      52
        Characters: 112338
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-dnsext-nsec3-13.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5155.txt

The Domain Name System Security (DNSSEC) Extensions introduced the
NSEC resource record (RR) for authenticated denial of existence.
This document introduces an alternative resource record, NSEC3, which
similarly provides authenticated denial of existence.  However, it
also provides measures against zone enumeration and permits gradual
expansion of delegation-centric zones.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

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

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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