RFC 8765

DNS Push Notifications, June 2020

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
T. Pusateri
S. Cheshire
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dnssd (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8765

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Abstract

The Domain Name System (DNS) was designed to return matching records efficiently for queries for data that are relatively static. When those records change frequently, DNS is still efficient at returning the updated results when polled, as long as the polling rate is not too high. But, there exists no mechanism for a client to be asynchronously notified when these changes occur. This document defines a mechanism for a client to be notified of such changes to DNS records, called DNS Push Notifications.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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